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CD Cover Big Spike's latest CD, "A New Day", was released in February, 2008.

This CD was produced by Bob Amos of the Colorado band "Front Range". Bob produced all their CDs and we think you'll love the job he's done here. There are lots of originals, some old tunes done bluegrass style, great harmony and (by listener request) more twin fiddles.

Bluegrass Unlimited said that this is "...first-class bluegrass from a group poised on the brink of attracting new audiences far beyond their New England base. This is one album that comes highly recommended." We think you'll agree.

Ordering information, sound samples, notes on the songs, and song lyrics are available here.

CD Cover Big Spike's first CD, "Cheatin', Lying, Leavin', Crying", was released in December, 2004.

Bluegrass Unlimited called this "...an imaginative collection of high grade bluegrass." "From every aspect, 'Cheatin', Lying, Leavin', Crying' is a first-class production assured to elevate the visibility of Big Spike."

Ordering information, sound samples, notes on the songs, and song lyrics are available here.

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Learning To Fiddle, Bluegrass Style is a new book by Neil Rossi, the first method book available for learning to play bluegrass fiddle. This 225-page coil-bound book is intended for novice to intermediate fiddlers and violin players who want to learn the bluegrass style. It assumes you have already mastered the basic techniques of fiddle and violin in first position — bowing, scales and intonation — and can read standard music notation, even if only slowly. The book walks you through the major techniques of bluegrass fiddle: Bowing, bow control, and bowing patterns; scale and arpeggio fragments; learning how to extract a tune's "signature"; slides; double-stops; and position shifting. Each written example and tune in the book is played for you on the two included CDs, first slowly and then up to speed. Tune examples are accompanied by a full bluegrass band, first with a fiddle playing the break, then with a space reserved for you to try your own solos!

In its review, Bluegrass Unlimited (Nov, 2014) says, "This thorough volume is a wonderful resource for the serious student of bluegrass fiddle." Also, "This is the best book on bluegrass fiddle written so far in this century. Miss it at your own peril."

For more information and to order, visit www.kdvmusic.com

CD Cover These are high-quality heavyweight T- Shirts made of 5.6oz, 100% cotton by Fruit of the Loom. They feature the Big Spike logo on the front in white lettering, with the website URL underneath. We have them in Medium (M), Large (L), and Extra Large (XL). They are available in the following colors:
Black Maroon Navy Khaki

NOTE: We're in the process of re-ordering T-shirts. Until new stock arrives, size and color availability may be limited. Please email us before ordering to make sure your choice is available. Sorry for the inconvenience.

T-Shirts are $15 each, we'll pay postage.

CD Cover This is a low profile baseball cap with high quality brushed cotton twill material and a super soft lining. The pre-curved bill adds to the stylish look of this classic cap. The Big Spike logo is embroidered in bright red lettering on the front of the cap, with the URL underneath. The back of the cap has Velcro closure tabs for quick and easy size adjustment. They are available in the colors below:

Caps are $15 each, we'll pay postage.