Contemporary Fiddlers/Andy de Jarlis

Andy de Jarlis (born André Desjarlais, 1914 – 1975) was a Canadian Métis fiddler, with "more than 200 musical compositions to his credit (jigs, reels, polkas and waltzes) as well as 38 records."[1]

His albums include "Red River Echoes", "Red River Echoes, Vol. 2", "Square Dance with Andy Dejarlis", "Andy Dejarlis and His Early Settlers", "Old Time Waltzes", "Let's Do The Two-steps", "Andy Dejarlis's Favourite Old Time Tunes", "Jolly Old Time Music with Andy Dejarlis", "Et domino les femmes ont Chaud", "Chainez les hommes - chainez les femmes", "Tour de valse avec Andre Dejarlis et son ensemble", "Original Old-Time Music", "Good Old Time Music", "Square Dance With Calls" and "Canadian Old Time Music."

ReferencesEdit

  1. "THE VIOLIN AND THE RED RIVER JIG". http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Instruments/Anglais/msb_c_txt03_en.html. Retrieved 16 March 2010. "In 1969, he was the first Canadian to win the annual Broadcast Music Canada Inc. prize. When he died in 1975, Andy De Jarlis had more than 200 musical compositions to his credit (jigs, reels, polkas and waltzes) as well as 38 records." 
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