Forked Deer

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  • Scruggs Style

    Intermediate

    Playing fiddle tunes in Scruggs style presents its challenges. Learning the melodic version will help you accent the melody notes of Forked Deer with more clarity.

    • Key D
    • 117 bpm
    • Tuning aDGBD
    Play Scruggs Style
  • Melodic Style

    Advanced

    Playing fiddle tunes in open D is a challenge due to the large left hand stretches in different spots. Playing major scale patterns is a great way to open up your left hand.

    • Key D
    • 117 bpm
    • Tuning aDGBD
    Play Melodic Style
  • Backup Style

    Intermediate

    It's fun to imagine yourself playing behind a fiddle player when practicing Forked Deer backup. Try to make your vamping percussive and your rolling smooth and flowy.

    • Key D
    • 117 bpm
    • Tuning aDGBD
    Play Backup Style