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    Re: Mandolin Banjo

    This style of banjo-mandolin might be called zither banjo-mandolins. Charles Hudson is credited with the first zither mandolin-banjo.
    http://www.zither-banjo.org/pages/hudson.htm
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    Re: The Legacy Tunebook - Free Download

    Thanks for making this available
  3. Thread: Ciocarlia

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    Re: Ciocarlia

    excellent!
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    Re: 4 string mandoline banjo

    Yes I have an old Gibson trap door ukulele tuned as a melody banjo/banjolin. This instrument as a thicker neck than most ukes. I found the friction tuners were not reliable for holding pitch so I...
  5. Re: Gypsy Jazz albums featuring mandolin... recommendations pleas

    Howard Frye "Gypsy Mandolin" Is splendid. It isn't exactly 'Gypsy Swing' but he is a clean,clear,intelligent player and plays a lot of tunes you should know.
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    Re: Canadian music

    La Bottine Souriante is a terrific trad based band from Quebec
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    Re: Lucy in The Sky With Diamonds.

    Very fine work Bruce
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    Re: Ben Samuels video

    Great player . thanks for the Post Doug
  9. Re: The Texas Sheiks (Geoff Muldaur's super jug/blues band)

    Thanks for bringing back many fond memories.I had all the Jug Band records and followed Geoff's career through Better Days And with Amos Garrett . Geoff even released a disco album. Glad to see he is...
  10. Re: I'm at a loss figuring out where to post this... Check it ou

    While we are on the subject... http://graphics7.nytimes.com/images/2003/10/13/arts/13MARC.650.jpg
  11. Thread: Framus

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    Re: Framus

    Is it the style with the single tear-drop f-hole?
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    Re: Nash the Slash!

    I remember him from the mid seventies.
    He played with FM. before or after Ben Mink
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nash_the_Slash
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    Re: Cape Breton Music

    If Elmer Deagle is playing anywhere close by,http://www.myspace.com/107018662check him out.
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    Re: Elixer Nanoweb + Eastman Restringing Tips

    I tried Elixers and liked the sound and feel of them. But less in than two weeks the coating started to come off.
    Did I get a faulty set or do I have corrosive finger sweat?
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    Re: Mandolin-Banjo, help identifying?

    I had one that looked a bit like that. A fellow at the session said he thought I was playing a wall barometer.
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    Re: Mandolin as Carry-On (Airline)

    There has been a lot of discussion on this subject over at the session.org
    http://www.thesession.org/index.php
    Search for airlines in discussion there are pages
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    Re: KlezKanada 2009

    Sorry to hear that Doug. You will be missed.
    Be Well. McV
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    Re: Sawchyn A 5 ?

    He has been building for at least twenty years
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    Re: KlezKanada 2009

    You don't have to be Jewish to attend or play Klezmer music.
    It is a welcoming and open camp.
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    KlezKanada 2009

    Anyone here going to KlezKanada this year?
    Jeff Warshauer,Eric Stein and Joey Weisenberg will be on faculty.
    They are all fine klezmorim and mandolin players.
    Eric brings a mandocellos,octave...
  21. Thread: Meron Nigh

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    Re: Meron Nigh

    A comination I play is "Galitzianer Tanz" and "Ril de Pointe au Pic''
    Sort of a Montreal smoked meat sandwich
  22. Thread: Meron Nigh

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    Re: Meron Nigh

    I think it is Meron Nign or Nigun Which means tune or melody
    The plural is nigunim
  23. Thread: Meron Nigh

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    Re: Meron Nigh

    There is a tab version in the klezmer section of this sites tab collection
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    Re: Bulgarian Fiddle Toons

    The above mentioned "Eastern European Fiddle Tunes" by Pete Cooper is a terrific collection.
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    Re: Buhusher Khusid sheet music?

    Did you hear the tune first from the Joseph Moskowitz recording or from Adrienne Greenbaum?
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