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    Re: Sorensen Tone

    Russ Carson on clawhammer banjo with Nate Burie on his custom Sorensen Pacifica, "Lucy" --

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  2. Pickin' Salt Creek with Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen

    I had a chance to sit in for a tune with these guys at the Station Inn - what an amazing band!
  3. Anybody the owner of this Ellis from Fiddler's Green?

    This thing is amazing.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwYthXLBmPQ
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    Red Henry demonstrating Monroe Style Manlin'

    Red Henry (of The Murphy Method family of Murphy Henry) posted this a few weeks ago on his Facebook page.

    Red gives a very good demonstration of Monroe Style Mandolin by playing "Whiskey Before...
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    A9 Chord

    This chord can go to hell, thank you that is all:grin:
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    JD Crowe & New South 1975: Ricky Skaggs Loar

    Cafe denizens!

    Someone posted the full public television special/in-studio show from 1975 in Kentucky that features JD Crowe & The New South. Lots of mando content featuring Ricky's newly acquired...
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    Re: 23 Loar in the Classifieds

    Back crack, front crack, and the crack they were smoking when they priced it.
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    Re: Mandolin treacher question...

    Look at the left hand videos I made here

    http://www.petimarpress.com/mandolin%20basics%20videos.html

    These are ergonomic techniques taught me by a Performing Arts Medical Assn doc when I was...
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    Mike Compton Interview

    I just finished putting together the lastest Mel Bay interview. It should go on their website next Wednesday. I thought the cafe folks would like to see it 'cause it's Mike Compton. ...
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    VIDEO: The Del McCoury Band - Misty

    Here is The Del McCoury Band performing Misty for the WAMU's Bluegrass Country YouTube channel.

    That's Del McCoury on guitar, Alan Bartram on bass, Jason Carter on fiddle, Rob McCoury on banjo,...
  11. One for Weber afficionados & a great tune as well !

    I was looking through YouTube yesterday,trying to find any clips of one of my favourite banjo pickers,Joe Mullins,& came across this tune - "Cruisin Timber" played by Joe & his band & accompanied by...
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    Re: Happy Birthday Norman Blake

    Check him out on the Johnny Cash show in 1970 - skip to "Mamma don't allow" about 3 mins before the end:
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    Re: Mandolin Cafe Ball Cap

    A note to let those that have inquired or are wondering know, our order is on its way. Anticipating arrival some time Wednesday. We want to inspect the lot before making them available. So far the...
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    TONE!- Byron Berline

    Had to share this, as Byron Berline gives a short masterclass on TONE and absolutely rips it up! Looks like a Monteleone mandolin too, but tough to tell.


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    Re: Value of Ricky Skaggs Signed Mandolin

    People answered your question, they just did not do it explicitly. They poked fun a little bit. Nobody said anything bad about Skaggs, just that his signature on your mandolin did not increase its...
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    Re: I made my mandolin sound better!

    I bought a brand new mandolin as my first.... It is amazing how, after playing it three hours per day for a year, how much better it sounded than it did when I didn't know how to play it...

    Will...
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    Re: custom chord finder

    See, Relio, my experience is different. I actually did that learn-all-that-theory-and-then-play-the-instrument, and I never developed an instinct for the instrument, or the music. I think this...
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    Re: Happy Holidays!

    Merry Christmas
  19. VIDEO: Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott - Memories And Moments

    Here are Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott performing Memories And Moments for the WAMU's Bluegrass Country YouTube channel.

    That's Tim on fiddle and Darrell on mandolin.
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