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Ida Jo and the Show

  • Aired: 01/29/2011
  • 28:40
  • Rating: TV-G
Madison-based Ida Jo began playing the violin as a seven-year-old in her hometown of Duluth. She took her classical training at UW-Madison and turned it on its head by updating an old mountain fiddle technique called "chopping," a percussive, intense style of playing. Her range is vast and aggressive and includes Texas swing as well as most Celtic genres.
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Ida Jo updates bluegrass technique of fiddle "chopping" with a style all her own.
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