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  1. Re: La Machine and Andy Cutting (no mandolins though)

    That Blowzabella video is fabulous!
  2. Re: Paddy Keenan. Se Mo Laoch, TG4. Essential viewing!

    Loved the Paddy program. I was curious to see if it would mention his time spent in NH, but no. He had some very interesting things to say about rhythm and accompaniment. But speaking of...
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    Re: Solo Recordings - 1 Mandolin

    I know this has been listed elsewhere, but I still think Caterina Lichtenberg's new solo album is fabulous, and extremely listenable.
  4. Re: String Band Symposium for mandos and more

    Thanks for fixing that link, Jim. I am aiming the class at an intermediate level, but hopeful there will be the opportunity to stick in a few things for a more experienced players as well. It's not...
  5. String Band Symposium for mandos and more

    I know that this was picked up by the NewsFetcher, but I thought I would post it a bit more personally. I hope to see some of the Cafe set next Wednesday night, it should be a lot of fun!

  6. Re: Virtual: String Band Seminar with David Surette starts - Conc

    Thanks for posting this up, NewsFetcher, I was going to make a wee bit of a blurb myself. Hope to see some of the Cafe set next Wednesday evening!
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    Re: Help with Come Back to Sorrento please.

    Just wanted to mention that if you wanted it in standard notation and tab, it is in my "French & Italian Tunes for mandolin & fiddle" book; there's also companion audio available. That is a lovely...
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    Re: MuseScore software

    Another vote for Muse Score. I use it regularly for teaching, and did my entire recent tunebook with Musescore.
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    Re: Looking for exotic scales for Mandola

    I think folks here may find it interesting to look at the thaat system of raga classification that can be found in North Indian classical music. This evolved in the 19th century as a way to classify...
  10. Re: Article: A Conversation with Caterina Lichtenberg on the Rele

    Just got my copy in the good ol' US mail; what a fabulous recording! Amazing to hear what a solo mandolin can do in the hands of an incredible musician. Totally transporting. Thanks, Caterina.
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    Re: Live from Here is no more

    I think it was unfortunate that LFH had to start its on-air life as the replacement/successor to PHC. They are very different shows, and it must have been tough for Thile to deal with a lot of the...
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    Acoustic Dead duo tunes

    My good buddy Steve Roy & I have a duo, Steve & Dave Play Dead, which is what we do, and we did it as part of an online fest we are a part of, Dead to the Core, this past weekend. We are the only act...
  13. Re: Article: French and Italian Tunes for Mandolin and Fiddle

    Thanks, for the nice comments, Scott. Just wanted to let folks know that there are now recordings of all the tunes available here at Bandcamp:
    This is an audio...
  14. Re: Jacques Pellen (Breton guitarist) dies of Coronavirus

    Very sad news, thanks for posting, Dagger. I saw JP in a little coffeehouse-style concert in Benodet, Brittany back in the 90s. He was playing with a couple of other guitarists, including Soig...
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    Happy 101st to Pete Seeger

    Here's a little backyard picking 'n singing in honor of Mr. Pete Seeger, with my sweet songbird wife and partner Susie Burke. Pretty nice day today up here in ME, and I hope you enjoy the song and...
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    Re: Pick (nerd) journeys

    If you want to check out a really great track featuring Seamus on mandolin, this is from his new album Early Bright: ...
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    Re: Pick (nerd) journeys

    Hi Dagger!
    Well, you are in good company in nylon-land. I have done a few gigs lately with Seamus Egan, and he really likes those triple-sided nylon Herdrim picks, which are pointy and not too...
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    Pick (nerd) journeys

    There's been endless threads about which pick we all are currently playing, or test-driving, but I thought it might be fun to hear some stories about all the picks we tried along the way. So here's...
  19. Re: Happy 75th Birthday Today, David Grisman!

    DG is the Man! For so many of us. Happy Birthday, David Grisman.
  20. Re: Article: French and Italian Tunes for Mandolin and Fiddle

    The advance sales are going in the mail tomorrow!
  21. Re: Article: French and Italian Tunes for Mandolin and Fiddle

    I hope this helps. The pages are only visible when I click on them and open them in preview, and I can't seem to delete this post and start over.
  22. Re: Article: French and Italian Tunes for Mandolin and Fiddle

  23. Re: March Mandolin Festival- Concord, New Hampshire

    Hope to see some of you there for the weekend or for the concerts! Really excited about this year's lineup; it will be great to have Radim back, he wowed people last time, maybe 10 years ago. ...
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    Re: Sam Bush tuning tips

    Here's another perspective:
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    Re: “Month of November” Rodney Miller

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