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  1. Re: I'm offering a free Mandolin Technique Workshop this Saturday

    One more coming up this Saturday, many thanks to Scott & the Café for listing it. This general mandolin technique workshop keeps getting better & better, I hope you can join us live!
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  2. Next Free Mandolin Technique workshop September 10

    Next LIVE webinar is coming up on September 10.

    You guys have been great, I really enjoy getting a chance to teach every couple of weeks, thank you! - Tim C.


    NOTE: This workshop is completely...
  3. Re: I'm offering a free Mandolin Technique Workshop this Saturday

    thanks so much! Make sure to say hi if you can make it Sept. 10!
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    Mandolin Technique webinar July 30

    Hi there everybody, this is Tim Connell. I am a performing mandolinist and lately a full-time mandolin teacher hard at work helping everyone boost their skills and understand music a little better.
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  5. Re: I'm offering a free Mandolin Technique Workshop this Saturday

    My pleasure!
    tc
  6. Re: I'm offering a free Mandolin Technique Workshop this Saturday

    My pleasure!
  7. Re: I'm offering a free Mandolin Technique Workshop this Saturday

    One more free Zoom mandolin workshop coming up July 30th noon Eastern. All levels, everyone is welcome - Here's the link to register:
    https://www.timsmandolessons.com/pl/2147549067
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    Re: Mandolin Chord Melody - rubato

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK_XtLqiXDA&t=90s
    My "MandAlone" CD is mostly slow stuff.
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    Re: Really good tremelo exercises?

    ooops, wrong link: here's the tremolo
    https://www.timsmandolessons.com/blog/tremolo
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    Theme from "Servant of the People"

    These past few weeks I've been enjoying the Ukrainian sit-com "Servant of the People," starring comedian (and current President of Ukraine) Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

    The opening credits take us on a...
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    Theme Song from "Servant of the People"

    These past few weeks I've been enjoying the Ukrainian sit-com "Servant of the People," starring comedian (and current President of Ukraine) Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

    The opening credits take us on a...
  12. Thread: Bb Minor Chords

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    Re: Bb Minor Chords

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    Here's Bb minor - all the red notes are Bbminor, so combine any that you like.
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    Re: Really good tremelo exercises?

    I made a great free lesson on tremolo, my favorite topic (Godfather chart included!)

    https://www.timsmandolessons.com/blog/vibrato-on-the-mandolin
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    Re: "Fretboard Logic" for the Mandolin

    My professional advice to everyone: simply learn the names of the notes and how they form scales and chords. It's not that hard, it's a far superior system, and then all of this confusion will...
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    Re: Key of the song based on the melody

    Music theory is a deep, amazing subject. It is best to learn it in systematically from a good teacher using a solid, scaffolded curriculum.

    In my decades of experience meeting non-beginner...
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    Re: Is It Possible to Fake It?

    No. Please don't fake it.
  17. Thread: B7b9

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    Re: B7b9

    Tim Connell, professional music educator chiming in here...

    If you learn your Em scale (see attached), you can see that the four "other guys" notes, not the E minor triad itself form the B7b9...
  18. Thread: Arpeggio's

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    Re: Arpeggio's

    Here is the C major scale on one sheet and the C major triad on the other, laid out so you can see how one relates to the others.

    By the way, "arpeggio" is a fancy word that makes us think this...
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    Re: Where to play melody on fret board

    As a professional music educator who specializes in the mandolin, I beseech all of my students to learn their scales, chords (arpeggios) and melodies FIRST in first position using any available open...
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    Re: help with leading notes

    First, learn the scale of the key the song is in, then it's a piece of cake.

    Here is my G major scale exercise, the key you mentioned. Once you know which notes are in the song's key, you simply...
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    Re: Pentatonic Shapes

    yes, but as an educator, I will say that it's beneficial to learn the actual notes and scale degrees too. Shapes enable us to play without really understanding what's going on, which is a miracle to...
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    Re: Tips for chording with a hard(ish) pick?

    By the way it's called "strumming" - chord is a noun and never a verb in music.
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    Re: What is a C2 chord?

    this is not a real chord symbol, harmonically speaking. I would have to ask the arranger exactly what notes they're trying to make us play there.

    Perhaps they mean Csus2? Or perhaps it's some...
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    Re: counting - quaver , crotchet.....?

    Here is how I teach this basic syncopation to my students, I hope it is helpful to you:

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    Re: Finger placement

    Tim Connell here, professional music educator chiming in - I recommend to my students to learn how to play one note at a time before worrying about trying to play 3 or 4 notes at a time. My advice:...
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