Advanced Hokum Bowing: Fiddle Lesson
In this technique tutorial, Casey discusses advanced “Hokum bowing,” also known as the Double Shuffle. See all technique videos for free at
While this well known and popular bowing technique can certainly be overused and is considered trick fiddling for western contest purposes, it does have a place in fiddle music. It can be heard in several tunes including “Orange Blossom Special”, “Draggin’ the Bow” and “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” Casey teaches an advanced version of the chorus to Orange Blossom in this lesson.
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