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  1. Re: Mando wall hanger at Paul’s Coffee and Tea in CO

    Pauls had a long-standing Saturday afternoon bluegrass jam until Covid shut it down.
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    Re: Punch brothers

    http://steeplestreetmusic.com/

    https://www.westbendmusic.org/

    Hi! I would never post these on here but since you asked, here they are. Moderators, if for any reason this is violating the café...
  3. Video demo of my new Craig Wilson "Griffith Loar"Tribute mandolin

    https://youtu.be/qzNPojq25hI

    wilsonmandolins.com
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    Punch brothers

    In case y'all haven’t seen this yet...


    https://youtu.be/TytbMZUcurI

    https://youtu.be/8gzBqabAjs0

    Best,
    Dem
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    Re: My MAS is cured.

    I am like MandoMan. I have had some incredible mandolins. But, life happens, and after 30 surgeries I found my doctors wanted to get paid more than I wanted to have a mandolin. Ok, that’s not...
  6. Thread: Intonation woes

    by Nevin
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    Re: Intonation woes

    Nope, just tired and a poor proof reader. Carry on.
  7. Re: Mandolin > K&K Twin Internal > Grace Bix - Help please

    Good advice! I will do that. Thanks!
  8. Audiovisual cheat sheet for scales and modes

    I've always struggled with scales and modes so I made this tool for myself a year ago.

    The chromatic circle of notes (not the circle of fifths!), with a movable pattern overlaid on top to show the...
  9. Thread: B7b9

    by Don Stiernberg
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    Re: B7b9

    assuming the B7b9 leads to the Em as in Autumn Leaves, that voicing that is effectively a diminished chord is what you want. Alan's voicing puts the b9 pitch on the bottom. Remember that the...
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    Re: The "Essential" Chris Thile

    His performance of "Another New World", for me, stands out in so many ways. It's truly mesmerizing and leaves you a little stunned.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_n3wHljJQ4M
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    Re: Eastman MD504 Available

    :popcorn: just a matter of time.
  12. Re: Use of Tremolo on Electric Mandolin

    The decision as to whether to use tremolo on an electric mandolin and how much is entirely the player's decision to make. If it sounds good to you, then it is good. Listeners, even mandolinists,...
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    Re: Andy Statman Bought A Loar F5!

    I just had a long talk with Andy and I now stand corrected on an earlier post of mine...

    Andy's father did not buy him his original Loar F5... Andy bought it with his own money in the mid-1960's...
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    Not Mandolin but…..

    Not mandolin related but thought this was pretty awesome!


    https://youtu.be/yiu54fd6Pu0
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    Re: Choro listening recommendations

    Dan-
    Be aware that trying to learn choro from one or two Mike Marshall workshops is like trying to drink form a firehose, there is so much to it. One thing Mike has really stressed in his video...
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    Re: Choro listening recommendations

    Another favorite of mine is Marco Ruviaro, a Brazilian player currently living in Italy. He's equally incredible on mandolin and 7-string guitar. Here he is on 7-string guitar with Vitor Casagrande...
  17. Bill Monroe talks about his Lloyd Loar in an interview

    I have not seen this interview posted here before...





    I wonder what year it was done?
  18. Bach's Goldbeg Variations MandoCello and Cello

    Here is a 'great find' from youtube. Mike Marshall's arrangement, with Dave Eggar on cello & Peter Sachon on mandocello.

    The performance makes good background music for reading as (I assume)...
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    Re: Choro listening recommendations

    I am just a dabbler too.

    Somehow I became aware of choro in the late 90s.

    A colleague was working in Brazil at the time and I got him to obtain the O Melhor do Choro Brasileiro books for me.
    ...
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    Re: Choro listening recommendations

    I’ve been deep in the rabbit hole for a couple of years now. These are the tunes I would recommend for anyone new to Choro.

    Benzinho
    Nao me Toques
    Recieta de Samba
    Santa Morena
    Doce de Coco
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    Re: Choro listening recommendations

    Don't neglect looking for Pedro Amorim performances on CD and YouTube:

    193929
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    Re: Choro listening recommendations

    I’ve dabbled in Choro a little, not as well versed as many here. Just consider me a dilettante. My token Choro album is “Luz Das Cordas” by Hamilton Holanda & Marcos Pereira. I like it.
    Joe B
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    Re: Choro listening recommendations

    Some favorites:
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    Re: Choro listening recommendations

    Dudu Maia writes choros, and his "Simples Assim" is fine work from his trio. But he released a music-minus-one collection of Jacob choros, both performed by him and with mandolin absent. "Viva Jacob...
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    Re: Choro listening recommendations

    I discovered choro through Mike Marshall's ArtistWorks site about two years ago. At first I did not have much interest, but I decided to try a tune one day and it grew on me. The tunes I have...
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