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    Hal Leonard Tenor Guitar Method

    It was a pleasant surprise to come across this new book by Mark Phillips.

    The material is presented in a clever, engaging way...sections are broken out by key with an introduction to the scale,...
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    I have some concerns that this could lead to an increase in BAS (Banjo Acquisition Syndrome).
  3. Re: Report Substantiates North Korea Musical Instrument Concerns

    The article omitted that fact that, as a result of this development, North Korea is changing the country's official name from Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to Guitars Don't Always...
  4. Re: Stan Jay, Pioneer of Vintage Instrument Fame Fighting For His

    Thank you for the link Jim.

    The final quote in the obituary is wonderful:
    “If you play music, life somehow takes on a new meaning and a new color,” he told the public radio station WNYC in 2012....
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    Re: The Thile Solo Bach Tour - Live, Fall of 2013

    Tonight's show in Portland was excellent. Full house at the Alberta Rose Theater...lots of friendly banter between Chris and the audience. Wonderful mix of styles, original songs and covers, all...
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    Re: Chris Thile: Macarthur Foundation Fellow

    A well-earned honor, one that mandolinists near and far proclaim a:
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    Re: Rest in peace, John McGann

    I found this quote from John on his Berklee College of Music faculty profile:

    "I truly enjoy exposing students to great music they haven't yet discovered. Opening new doors for people is one of...
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    Re: Brian Oberlin - Solo Swing

    I highly recommend this album. An excellent demonstration of the mandolin's versatility, and Brian's performace (singing and playing) is top-notch throughout.
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    Oregon Mandolin Orchestra

    This morning's Oregonian featured a great article about the Oregon Mandolin Orchestra. Here's a link to the online version:
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    Re: Mandolin Songs for Valentine's Day

    This morning's event went well and I want thank you all for your advice--even that which was wildly inappropriate!:mandosmiley:

    Playing mandolin at 6:00 AM in Portland's Pioneer Courthouse Square...
  11. Re: How are you and you mandolin spending Valintines Day?

    I'll be playing my mandolin at an early morning Valentine's Day event in downtown Portland. Our transit agency (my employer) sponsored a contest asking for stories from couples who met on our system....
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    Re: Mandolin Songs for Valentine's Day

    Thanks Randi and Allen for your advice!
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    Mandolin Songs for Valentine's Day

    I'll appreciate any advice the Cafe can provide re: mando-friendly Valentine's tunes.

    I work for the public transit agency (TriMet) in Portland OR. Our Marketing Dept. is sponsoring a contest...
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    Re: Charles Kaman, Ovation inventor, R.I.P.

    Here's the New York Times obituary for Mr. Kaman.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/03/business/03kaman.html?hpw
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    Re: Mel Bay's Mandolin Scales and Studies

    This link has some helpful CAGED resources

    http://www.cagedguitarsystem.net/
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    Re: Learn to Play Blues Mandolin by Steve James

    Although not a DVD, Steve's recently released "Roots & Blues Mandolin" (CD & book) published by Acoustic Guitar is excellent. It gives some historical context re: use of the mandolin for blues, and...
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    Re: Tenor Guitar Chord Charts

    Here's a link with a start on what you're looking for:
    http://tenorguitar.com/basic.html

    There aren't many tenor guitar reference books, but I found this from Fretted Friends:...
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    Re: Texas Backup Tenor Guitar Chord Website?

    Thank you Charley. I'm new to the tenor and appreciate having some reference material.
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    Re: First Annual Tenorguitar Gathering

    Portland International Airport (PDX) is the nearest major airport. It's about a 2-hour drive to Astoria.
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    Re: First Annual Tenorguitar Gathering

    Thanks Paul. Very helpful information. I'm trying to arrange my schedule to make it to the Friday events. Just bought my first tenor and an anxious to learn more.

    FYI, seems the Links page's...
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    Re: Tenor get together in Astoria Oregon

    Is there a calendar of events? I can't attend the entire weekend, but may be able to make a session or two. Would be especially interested in any workshops for beginners.
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    Re: Gillian Welch & David Rawlings

    Agreed!!! Saw them Sat night in Portland (actually saw them twice: they did an in-store at Music Millenium before the show at the Roseland Theater).

    They did five encores (sets, not songs)...
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    Re: At Last, a Loar To Play

    Thank you Bill for an informative and insightful article.
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    Re: Thumbing the neck and not palming it

    I give a thumbs up to the upped thumb. :mandosmiley:

    I've been attending a weekly song circle for several months, and one benefit is it forced me to play more than the simple two-fingered C G D...
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    Re: My First Jam Session!

    My experience is similar to your's Lee, in the sense that for years I've simply played off-and-on at home. I recently bought a vintage Dobro mandolin and it motivated me to play everyday. I have the...
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