Mississippi Echoes: tune transcriptions


Mississippi Echoes: Traditional Fiddle Music of Mississippi

by Tim Avalon Paperback, 92 pages. $25

Available here.

Mississippi string band tunes recorded in the state between 1930 and 1980. The music in this book is transcribed from the original recordings and captures a cultural expression unique to the state and the country. Without preservation, all is forgotten.
Mississippi Ethos
Paperback: $22.50

A same songs companion book to “Mississippi Echoes” with banjo tablature to complement the music notation found in the other book. This book is a compilation of Mississippi string band tunes which originated in the state in the late 19th and early 20th century. They are transcribed from original recordings made throughout the state.


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