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    Re: The pulse of a tune

    Every tempo, tune style and player has its (their) own feel and pulse. Each player needs to decide what that is and find it on their own.

    Practice suggestions:
    Play slowly, syncopate as much...
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    Re: Anderson (?) 5-string

    I kinda doubt by the look of the scroll the "Anderson" is "Steven" :grin:

    Not only kicked around but looks like it's scored a few goals and been tackled a few times.
  3. Re: C. Assad, "Song for My Father": New American Mandolin Ensembl

    Very nice!! :)
  4. Re: Weber Gallatin Brekke Bridge adjustment?

    Anybody have experience and/or opinions on the sound of these type bridges vs more traditional bridges?
  5. Weber Gallatin Brekke Bridge adjustment?

    Hi all,

    I have a student with I believe to be a 2006 Weber Gallatin with a Brekke bridge. This is a non traditional adjustable bridge where you need an Allen wrench to adjust the action.

    The...
  6. Re: Redwing: Swing or jazz chord progression?

    Slightly different from Bruce’s with some things common to the bebop era. Feel free to play any altered dominants you choose. Might want to use these as blowing changes instead of for the melody...
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    Arch fingerboard for F4

    Hi all. I have a 1924 F4 with a flat fingerboard, low action and tiny frets. Mandolins with this type of setup really bother my left arm tendinitis issues.

    My question is have any of you...
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    Re: Theory for beginners videos

    Video #10 covers covers the most common chords we encounter in songs and tunes.

    Go to

    https://www.petemartin.info/videos.html

    and scroll down to

    "Music Theory for Fiddle Mandolin and...
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Barry's method of teaching sixteenth note triplets


    https://youtu.be/yOXocY_jWsI

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    Re: Weird Left Hand Discomfort - Help!

    I see in the pics your hand could have excess tension in that area because your left wrist is not straight. Look at my video on left hand ergonomics


    https://youtu.be/xrs2549QNsg

    See if...
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    Re: Improv From Scratch

    Here is video #25, chord tone scale ideas over a VIm chord.



    https://youtu.be/d_Zn_hmlIEc

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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Barry's method of teaching eighth note triplets


    https://youtu.be/zDFqkSw-G7g

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    Re: Theory for beginners videos

    Video #9 covers what is meant by the "Circle Of Fifths"

    Go to

    https://www.petemartin.info/videos.html

    and scroll down to

    "Music Theory for Fiddle Mandolin and Violin"
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    CB - I hear a number of bebop quotes in Tiny's playing form the 50's on. You can tell he was listening to the players of his time. I used to jam with him some at Weiser in the old days. At times...
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Video #44 teaches a similar phrase I hear against major chords (major sixth and major seventh). I call this phrase "six".


    https://youtu.be/uOZ3-HfuMHA

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  16. Re: Aaron Weinstein's New Apitius yorkville mandolin

    Looks and sounds great Aaron! Many happy hours await. :mandosmiley:
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    Re: Improv From Scratch

    Here is video #24, chord tone scale ideas over a IIm chord.


    https://youtu.be/SCus-W_iB2Y

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    Re: Jazzy tunes with good melodies

    Here are some we play a lot:

    Nica's Dream

    https://youtu.be/8Lju13U1zEE

    Wes Montgomery's version of Here's That Rainy Day is a latin feel

    https://youtu.be/4TeaPFFEJlk
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    Re: Instrument Insurance Help

    Don't know if it still applies, but I've had friends unfortunately surprised by their homeowners policies coverage not working if they had ever made anything from playing music. Before you purchase...
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    Catch, release and catch again

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    Just re bought an amp I always regretted I sold. Ampeg ReverbRocket GS-12R I think 1966. Love the jazz sound on these things. Hope to post a video soon.
  21. Re: better practice sessions for a motivated begineer

    If you go to my web site

    https://www.petemartin.info/videos.html

    And scroll down to the bottom, you will find a series of 4 videos called "Practice Tips". Many ideas of how to organize your...
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    Re: How to practice Circle of 5ths

    Practice anything around the circle and you learn it in all keys. I have been doing this for years and it makes it much easier to play things in whatever key is needed. Start simple, like nursery...
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    Re: You gotta see this ...

    Funny!!! Great find Martin. :mandosmiley::))
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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    This short video teaches a phrase I hear quite a bit in bebop era improvised solos. I call it "flat seven". Have fun!


    https://youtu.be/6mzUcloM-1M

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    Re: Anyone know this tune?

    I added one to the iRealPro forum.
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