Category Archives: Videos of Ira

Power of the PENTATONIC SCALE Demonstration

The Pentatonic Scale is so important that I would take no risk at saying that it is the most important scale behind the Diatonic Scale.  It it used throughout all music – whether pop, rock, blues, folk, jazz, classical or … Continue reading

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KC Moan covered by Ira Strum

This is an old song first done by the Memphis Jug Band out of Baltimore, MD way back in the 1920′s and 1930′s. I currently travel to all the Bergen County, New Jersey neighborhoods and surrounding areas on a regular … Continue reading

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Soundcheck at the Ryman Auditorium

Just a ‘lil thing that I put together over a minute of jamming – a sample of my playing guitar. The pictures are from when I toured the famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN during the 2009 IBMA World of … Continue reading

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Hound Dog by Elvis Presley (cover)

My girlfriend just bought a new video camera. This was our first attempt at capturing a video. We charged the battery spent 20 mins with the manual and cut some tape. Hope you like it. I currently travel to all … Continue reading

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Daylight Camp Jam – at the Foxhole

This is a short video taken at a camping party prior to the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival – named the Fox Hole. The camp site was on the Allen farm in Durham, NY – a hillside surrounded on three sides … Continue reading

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An Evening Melody – at the Foxhole

This was a melody I played at dusk at the Fox Hole pickin’ party prior to the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival. The party was held on the Allen Farm in Durham, NY. I currently travel to all the Bergen County, … Continue reading

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Evening Tent Jam – at the Foxhole

This is a short video taken at a camping party prior to the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival – it was named the Fox Hole. The camp site was on the Allen farm in Durham, NY – a hillside surrounded on … Continue reading

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Strumin’ On The Ol’ Banjo

This is footage from a lost reel of home movies by the infamous Ira Strum, musician extraordinaire …. There was some loss of clarity in the audio as well as the visual form of the found tapes. Please enjoy ! … Continue reading

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