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About Carl23
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New Hampshire USA
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Mandolin, melodic percussion, world music, West African Percussion. Cooking, farming, mathmatics...
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"The Loar" LM-520
Ludwig & Ludwig 8-370X Marimba
Slingerland Modified Drumset
Hand made profesional djembes from Guinea and Maili West Africa
and toys... lots and lots of toys.

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A mathamaticians guide to mandolin playing

by Carl23 on Jan-12-2019 at 8:05am
There are a few things that I can't help bringing to how I am learning mandolin.

Math: As a percussionist I have gone through uncounted variations of simple concepts. All possible handings for any given rhythm. switching parts between all limbs (feet as well as hands). Etc.
This pleases the mathematical side of my brain. :-)

Music theory: I have studied music theory and analysis for over 25 years. Scales, chords and progressions are my bread and butter. (But then

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Updated Jan-12-2019 at 8:24am by Carl23

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