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  • Cherokee Shuffle
  • Semisymmetry
  • Recorded: July 10, 2018
  • Released: September 24, 2018
  • /media/audio/CherokeeShuffle_2018-07-10.mp3
  • Recorded in a few minutes while testing some new equipment. This is one of my favorite fiddle tunes, so expect to see at least a few more versions coming out!
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  • Train on the Island
  • Semisymmetry
  • Recorded: August 2, 2018
  • Released: August 3, 2018
  • media/audio/TrainOnTheIsland_2018-08-02.mp3
  • Here's an instrumental version of an old-time song with guitar and twin fiddle. This recording is an experiment in multi-tracking and the rhythm doesn't mesh at some points, but bear with me while I learn!
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  • 4WD (Album Version)
  • Littlest Birds
  • Recorded: September 10, 2016
  • Released: July 26, 2018
  • https://youtu.be/NZ-6NAh6c9c
  • The audio track was recorded in 2016 at Tiny Telephone in San Francisco with me on fiddle, while the video was recorded in Wyoming in 2018, featuring Jackson Clarendon as the fiddler.
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  • Blackberry Blossom in the Forest
  • The John H. Clarke Trio
  • Recorded: May 12, 2018
  • Released: May 14, 2018
  • https://www.instagram.com/p/BixJPbhgT9g/
  • The Trio was playing a wedding for a friend of the band's near a lake just north of Nevada City, CA, and we decided to have Josh and John switch and play some old time fiddle tunes.
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  • The Most Evolved at Fisherman's Wharf
  • The John H. Clarke Trio
  • Recorded: October 13, 2012
  • Released: March 3, 2018
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8M9xg2t3SZY
  • John, Josh, and I met in the summer of 2012, shortly after I left graduate school. I was busking in various places around San Francisco and had just about given up to go back home to the East Bay when two musicians interrupted me to let me know that they would be setting up to play shortly, but I could keep playing while they unloaded. I kept playing fiddle tunes until they were ready, and they then asked me to play with them and we haven't stopped. This video was recorded a few short months after we started playing together in the Fall of 2012.
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  • Rob and Kyle Improvising
  • Zion Worship Band
  • Recorded: August 30, 2016
  • Released: February 6, 2018
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53AkorR-W7M
  • Kyle and I met when I started attending University. At the time, the extent of our musical collaborations was constrained to the university chorus. Years later, we found ourselves in the same city and started improvising at a church where Kyle is the musical director. This recording is one of our early efforts, recorded August 30, 2016.
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  • The Joydrops at the Lost Church SF
  • The Joy Drops
  • Recorded: February 2, 2018
  • Released: February 4, 2018
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=658f7-6NUWc
  • A sampling of clips from the Joydrops' show at The Lost Church on February 2, 2018, with special guest Erica Hockett of Erica and Friends.
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  • Playing a New 5-String
  • Semisymmetry
  • Recorded: April 26, 2014
  • Released: July 28, 2014
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unb2b6WCkQU
  • I commissioned a custom five-string carbon fiber violin from Elixir Violins out of Richmond, California. When my violin was complete in the spring of 2014, we did a little recording session and got some video of me playing the new instrument.