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Southern Appalachian Squares 0 - Sampler - Phil Jamison

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Southern Appalachian Squares 0 - Sampler - Phil Jamison


Phil Jamison led a workshop session on square dances from the southern Appalachians, focusing on dances from different communities in that region. This samples provides excerpts of the dances presented in that workshop. You will be able to find teaching and a longer dance clip of each dance in related videos elsewhere on this site.

00:00 Big Set from Carcassonne, Kentucky
00:34 Square dance from Glenville, West Virginia
01:12 Big Set from Mount Airy, North Carolina
01:49 Thread the Needle
02:24 The Shuffle (mixer)
02:55 Shoo-Fly Swing (big set ending figure)

This was recorded at Dare To Be Square on November 19, 2011, at the John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC.

Musicians for this session were Claudio Buchwald and Steve Hickman, fiddles; Jim Morrison, guitar; and Sam Bartlett, banjo.

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