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    Gibson Snakehead A Junior

    I am anxiously waiting for my Gibson Snakehead A Junior to arrive on Monday. I recently sent the mandolin to Ron Cole in Idaho for him to install a new bone nut, ebony fretboard and bigger frets. He...
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    Increasing prices on imported instruments may be a good thing for domestic builders that have never been able to compete with the imports' prices.
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    David Surette's health

    David has been battling with cancer for quite a few years and decided to go public with it in a recent note to his mailing list. I was unaware of any of this and so asked for his and Susie's...
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    Canadian trad music festival videos

    (This isn’t specifically mandolin oriented, though a number of mandolin-related instruments turn up in the accompaniments. Still, I haven’t watched everything, so there may be mandolin solos that...
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    Re: R.I.P. Paddy Maloney

    Also, Tony MacMahon passed on Oct 9th.
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    R.I.P. Paddy Maloney

    Sorry to pass along this sad news.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-58881862
  7. Re: Recommendations for a great Jazz tenor guitar?

    I suggest a vintage Epiphone tenor. While I don''t play tenor, I do have a decent collection of vintage Epi archtops, which sound marvelous, and am aware they made tenors on a fairly regular basis....
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    Re: Apollo Mike Marshall picks

    From Nik's post regarding the "black material" used for the MM pick on the Apollo Picks Facebook page Sept 7th:

    Q: … so what is this black material that you are using?

    A: …down the rabbit...
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    Levin TG-15

    Hi there,
    i want to show you some photos of my new swedish girlfriend. we're almost the same age, but she sings more beautifully than me.

    stay healthy
    Kuno


    https://up.picr.de/42027383xj.jpg...
  10. Swing Mandolin: Rhythm and Chord Solos with Aaron Weinstein

    Hey folks,

    I'm doing an 8 session workshop on Jazz Rhythm and chord solos. It'll be fun fun fun!! You can find more info here:...
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    interesting movie

    Caught an old movie the other night that may be of interest to fans of the jazz and also the mandolin!

    It's "Second Chorus", from 1940, starring Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, and Burgess...
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    Dagger Gordon CDs

    I have finally got round to getting my old recordings on Bandcamp. You can hear/buy my albums Highland Mandolin and The Frozen River, plus my CD with my son Colin - Like Father/ Like Son.

    I'm...
  13. Re: Tenor Guitar GDAE - Best place to learn/find lessons?

    As you're discovering there isn't a lot of content out there, from a learning perspective for GDAE tenor guitar, but you will likely find GDAE tenor banjo content or octave mandolin content helpful....
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    Trip To Dusty Strings Today

    Spent the afternoon Seattle at Dusty Strings... once again vetting mandolins for a student. I was very impressed with their 3 Northfield A-models... the M model ($2,500), an A5 Special ($3,500) and...
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    Re: Andy Statman Bought A Loar F5!

    From this tread, Paul Hostetter recounted:
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    Re: Mandola Sounds?

    Lawrence is a master:
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    Re: Mandola Sounds?

    This is the best sounding mandola I've heard.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVkX7MmITwk
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    Tea for One

    just wanted to be sure none of us here on the jazz board missed the happy news posted today on the front page..

    " Jethro Burns's Tea For One rereleased by Acoustic Disc"


    required listening...
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    11th Tenor Guitar Gathering Virtual Concert

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyFyUiFNsCU&list=TLGGtnJLEXxJATAwNDA3MjAyMQ&t=5s

    Virtual Concert from Tenor Guitar Gathering 2021

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    Jean Mann
    Grant Flick
    Tyler Jackson
    John Lawlor
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    Jazz Walking Bass Lines for Mandolin

    Hi everyone, I just posted a quick lesson about playing walking bass lines on the mando, something I love to do when I back up someone in jazz music. Enjoy!
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  21. Re: Get Well Soon Dennis! (Owner of The Mandolin Store)

    Hey guys....I’ve been running fevers for about 10 days and the Drs are trying to figure it out. It’s not Covid....they tested that twice now which probably makes like 12 of those I’ve had in the...
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    Re: Dull and Lifeless

    Huh -- thought this thread was titled after a duet in which I used to play.

    You can guess whether I was "Dull" or "Lifeless..."
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    2018 Frank Tate tenor guitar!

    Just got this lovely Frank Tate tenor guitar from Cafe member gortnamona/Lawrence the other day - it's an absolute beauty! This is one of my favourite jigs (written by Seán Ryan), and always the...
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    Re: Peter Ostroushko Passes

    this takes you to the Discography and Podcast page on Peter's site

    https://www.peterostroushko.com/?fbclid=IwAR3P6RdmrwdBpolg-BRBA3FCFX8Lge5WWXRHM02JTSX5W_ll0fPuPEF-GBQ
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    Re: Peter Ostroushko Passes

    Peter could play anything on the mandolin(also fiddle and guitar)and play it at master level. He did an awful lot to showcase and popularize the mandolin, his versatility and virtuosity showing us...
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