Slow Jam Practice Tunes


Here be listings/links to tunes taught at slow jams in Vermont and New Hampshire, generally appropriate for beginner to intermediate level musicians and/or favorites of the particular slow jam. Tunes are listed alphabetically for each jam.


Green Star Slow Jam with Sarah Hotchkiss (Contact Sarah for information about this jam.)

A Fig for a Kiss
Arkansas Traveler
Chase me Charlie
Devil Eat the Groundhog
Dollar Polka
Gånglåt från Vigelsjö
Kenny’s Ginger Beer
Georgia Railroad
John Allan Cameron’s Jig
John Lover’s Gone
Kerry Sunset Waltz
Mairi’s Wedding
Off She Goes
Pantglas
Priest in His Boots
Queen’s Dream
Rachel Dafydd Ifan
Road to Lisdoonvarna
Sackett’s Harbor
Sandy Boys — aka Quail is a Pretty Bird
Sheeps Wool — aka La Laine des Mouton
Theresa’s Waltz
Tombigbee Waltz
Waiting for the Boatsman


The Seven Stars Arts Center All-Comers Slow Jam with Emerson Gale (Contact Emerson  for information about this jam.)

Angeline the Baker
The Ash Grove
Coleman’s March
Flowers of Edinburgh
Gaspé Reel
Hens Feet & Carrots
Mairi’s Wedding
Maison de Glace
Old Joe Clark
Over the Waterfall
Pays de Haut
Rakes of Mallow
Road to Lisdoonvarna
Spootiskerry
Swallowtail Jig


Burlington and Beyond Slow Jam (Contact Danielle  for information about these jams.)

A Man’s a Man for a’ That
Angeline the Baker
Chase Me Charlie
Georgia Railroad
Kings of Kerry slide
Mairi’s Wedding
Minstrel’s Strain
Road to Lisdoonvarna
Rocking the Baby
Swallowtail Jig


Montpelier Slow Jam with Susan Reid, Gretta and Jacob Stone (Contact Jacob for information about these jams.)

NOTE: Most of the tunes below are linked to their pages on this site, but a few, mostly songs, appear in black type and are not links, mainly because this site focuses primarily on instrumental  tunes, rather than on sung music, songs.  No value judgement is intended.  Both genres are wonderful.

100 Pipers
A Boy’s Lament for his Dragon
Amazing Grace G
Angeline the Baker
A Riverboat’s Gone
Coleman’s March
Diamonds and Rust Em
Faeroe Rum
Flop Eared Mule
Front de Boeuf
Georgia Railroad
Gianna’s G Tune (Susan’s very recent creation!)
Girl I Left Behind Me
Golden Slippers
Hen’s Feet & Carrots
High Clouds
Hunt the Squirrel
If I Had a Hammer G
If I had a Mouse I would Feed Him Chocolate
In the Great Room
I Walk the Line D
Jack Broke da Prison Door
Jamie Allen
La Bastringue
Lay Down Your Weary Tune G
Liberty
Loch Lomond
L’Oiseau Bleu
Lucy Farr’s Barn Dance
Maggie West’s Waltz
Mairi’s Wedding
Midnight on the Water
Morpeth Rant
Old Joe Clark
One Hundred Pipers
The Orphan
Out on the Ocean
Over the Waterfall
Paddy on the Handcar
Paradise D
Pays de Haut
Quail is a Pretty Bird
Red Haired Boy
Red River Valley
Redwing
Reel de Montreal
Ripple G
Road to Boston
Road to Lisdoonvarna
Rosebud of Allenvale
Saint John River Waltz
Scotland the Brave
Shenandoah Falls
Silver Spear
Soldier’s Joy
Speed the Plough
Staten Island Hornpipe
Sun Wakes Up
Swallowtail Jig
Tennessee Waltz
Tippin’ Back the Corn
Tombigbee Waltz
Tom Dooley G
Waiting for the Boatsman
Walk Right In C
Waltzing Matilda
Wild Mountain Thyme
Willafjord
Will the Circle Be Unbroken G


UVMC Slow Jams Lebanon, NH, Upper Valley area (Website)

Angelina Baker
Arkansas Traveler
Ashokan Farewell
Boda Waltz
Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine
Coleman’s March
Coleraine
Da Slockit Light
Donkey Riding
Father Kelly’s
Kitchen Girl
Liberty
Maison de Glace
My Cape Breton Home
My Darling Asleep
Over the Waterfall
Red Haired Boy
Redwing
Road to Boston
Road to Lisdoonvarna
Sandy Boys
Scollay’s Reel
Spotted Pony
Swallowtail Jig