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    Re: Parchment Farm Blues

    It is an inside joke on the chat rolls when he was giving regular live YouTube shows during the pandemic lockdowns to try to figure out how many way his name could be garbled. Jorma and his wife...
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    Parchment Farm Blues

    I've never posted to this forum before, my stuff is usually found over at the SAW Social Group. A fellow member of the SAW group suggested placing my video here. Anyway, this blues is played on a...
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    Re: Your favorite mandolin tuning tips?

    One good tip is: the more you drink, the less you need to tune.
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    Re: Desk clamp hanger?

    Hi Diego - In the photo below, you can see my quick and dirty solution to having a mandolin at hand for when I’m sitting at my kitchen table (like right now). I’ve been meaning to change it so it’s...
  5. Re: Looking for a tuner that saves my sweetened tunings.

    Some of the concepts in sweetened tunings are instrument-agnostic, they apply universally.

    One example would be the way many guitar players slightly flatten the B string away from 12TET pitch....
  6. Re: A Gibson A3 in the white. In the white — get it?

    Now it can be told - 'tis I who am the happy owner of this mischievously manhandled mandolin. :mandosmiley: I've held off on saying anything until it shipped, feeling it to be not quite real until...
  7. On the anniversary of my father's passing ...

    On the 1 year anniversary of my father's passing (Bill Torbert Jr. {link}) I thought I would share some photo's I have found since then.

    197066 197067
    w/ Bill Monroe

    197068
    w/ Lester Flatt
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  8. I keep studying mandolin with guitar: Following the clouds)

    I continue to study mandolin with guitar and it is my new composition - maybe it will be interesting for someone!)
    As always, I give the timecode - the mandolin line starts at 1.35 (If someone is...
  9. Re: Dead Sounding Strings - Do I have a bridge issue?

    Hey everyone, this is likely the last update. I went ahead with fitting the bridge myself.

    I spent a couple hours sanding, checking, and repeating. The result: a night and day difference in the...
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    Re: George Frayne (Commander Cody), RIP

    Fun band. R.I.P. Commander Cody.
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    Re: Reasons to avoid practicing

    I am hard-wired for oppositional behavior whenever faced with the word "practice". Like when I was 8 years old and my mother (bless her) would tell me, "I'd better hear you practicing that piano for...
  12. 'Good Vibrations' for 7 mandolins and 3 mandocellos

    I haven't decided how well this video works, but it was inspired by a phenomenal piece of artistry. I remember hearing the original work while I was on my knees, scrubbing floors in Orwell, Ohio...
  13. Re: Looking at your hands while playing -- opinions?

    I never look at my hands, either of them. I happen to be totally blind, not one who is trying some new technique. Even so, I find it quite pleasant and rather liberating.

    Back when I started...
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    Re: RIP Nanci Griffith

    I bumped into this compilation of Nanci's appearances on Letterman over several years.
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    Re: RIP Nanci Griffith

    Another one gone too early. Sent me back to my favorite video of two of our dearly departed.


    https://youtu.be/KOsqgbeEIhU
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    Itchy Bunny ( Original )

    This one was,,, u guessed, Bunny inspired. Thanks for the listen!:mandosmiley:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDFTO2RkcXk
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    Re: Beginner Lessons philosophy/discussion

    This from Yo-Yo Ma has some profound insights on learning. You can skip ahead if to 10:38 minutes if is is too long. He also has insight for learning in his podcasts, including an outline for...
  18. Thread: Blue Bayou

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    Blue Bayou

    One of our old favorites...


    https://youtu.be/xHrfMKADHEA
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    Re: Key of the song based on the melody

    I agree, it is A mixolydian, which has the same key signature as D major. I have great trouble identifying a mode by hearing it. Especially mixolydian, which I get wrong all the time. But certainly,...
  20. Re: Please Help ID Instrument - Partial Label and Pat 88 Tuning P

    So interesting - thank you so much for your response! There appear to be some pieces of early plastic under the nut, but not sure if they're indicative of string placement or just jammed under there...
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    Re: Definitive DPA mount

    It's completely removable. Right, the foot slides into the piece attached to the tailpiece cover. The piece is glued with Pattex Xtreme and the glue is painted with silver marker. These pics will...
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    Re: Definitive DPA mount

    The black part on the picture is a part of dpa‘s accordion mounting foot. Thr metal sleeve that seems to be soldered onto the tailpiece looks like a homemade contraption to slide the foot into. No...
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    Re: Help with a Dulcimer

    My current rock/pop fave dulcimer song:
  24. “Teach Your Children” Father’s Day Jam

    Me and my brother and sister playing one of our dad’s favorites for him- Happy Father’s Day, Mandolin Cafe!

    https://youtu.be/LrJBjFgqSag
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Once upon a time, there was a band called Tin Can Alley. And I was in it. It was my first real band. Fiddle, mandolin, guitar. Added a bass soon enough. Eventually pedal steel and a female singer,...
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