I sent you a private message with a possible link, but when you get there, watch for buskers in the old town, they might be able to help you.
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Ditto what Hank said in Post 2. I wear hearing aids for a problem like both of yours. However, while wearing with my otherwise excellent hearing...
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Because little blues and blues-related music was being posted or discussed under the category "Jazz, Swing, Blues, Bossa, Choro,...
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You're making me feel downright spoiled here in Ottawa. Here are our Kijiji listings -- fifteen ads today, and these change regularly with better,...
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Brick, you have plenty of company in questioning the contests. I'm not in favour of contests in the arts. I've been to many fiddle contests, and I...
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Thanks, Mark. I wasn't expecting to hear more on that topic. I'll have to check that out.
Can someone identify the instrument that Taj is playing?
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And just to add mandolin content, here's what you get when you google "cat mandolin":
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Just wanted to make sure that blues and rock mandolin players don't miss this announcement from Mandolin Cafe. Camp is in July (2019) in Bloomington,...
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- From Nova Scotia, living in Ottawa. Play old-time (Canadian old-time, that is) and Cape Breton fiddle. Play mostly blues on mandolin and banjolin.
- Ottawa, Canada
- retired (academic) folklorist
Robert Johnson's mother, describing blues musicians:
"I never did have no trouble with him until he got big enough to be round with bigger boys and off from home. Then he used to follow all these harp blowers, mandoleen (sic) and guitar players."
Lomax, Alan, The Land where The Blues Began, NY: Pantheon, 1993, p.14.
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