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    On the Bus with Bill Monroe by Mark Hembree

    Excerpt from "On The Bus" by Mark Hembree

    Crossing the Canadian Border

    When American musicians cross into Canada, sometimes—not every time—they have to declare their instruments and equipment...
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    Re: How My Life Was Changed

    Last section: I love his notation at the end… “Don’t forget to have fun”. I know a lot of the li is will not work but you get a lot of wisdom here. Someone should resurrect his site although I am...
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    Re: How My Life Was Changed

    LEFT HAND CONSIDERATIONS FOR ALL
    Whether you subscribe to the classical ideal of keeping the thumb on the back of the neck, never looping around the fingerboard, or go for the blues/rock big vibrato...
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    Re: How My Life Was Changed

    RIGHT HAND CONSIDERATIONS FOR FINGERSTYLE
    There are many schools of thought on fingerstyle guitar. The world of classical guitar has it's own set of practices and dogmas, all worth considering for...
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    Re: How My Life Was Changed

    I found his techtips page from 2005 in the WayBack machine. Here is the first section:

    RIGHT HAND CONSIDERATIONS FOR FLATPICKING:


    The right hand makes the instrument speak, so you can...
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    Re: Where are all the (new) mandolins?

    We are seeing what happens when you depend on a single manufacturing point, for a global market. Your manufacturing in the far East, then shipping half way across the planet, you have multiple ...
  7. Re: Was the mandolin played in traditional folk before Bill Monro

    I think the real take away here is to always respect the jam. Even if it is not historically accurate, or not traditional enough, even if it is some weird hybrid of old time and bluegrass and...
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