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  1. Re: Radim Zenkl's house and instruments destroyed in fire

    This is such awful news. Radim is one of the kindest and most talented people in the mandolin business. Just sent in my support.
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Hello friends! This year I'm doing a weekly mandolin music video series called Mandolin Mondays. Check out my latest video--it's a chord melody medley of 3 of my favorite Beatles tunes: "Day...
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    New Mandolin Duo Project

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    Re: David Benedict's Debut Album

    Wow! Thanks so much for the kind words, Ivan! John Reischman is definitely one of my many mandolin heroes, and I'm flattered that my playing reminds you of him.

    I play a 2000 Flatiron...
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    Re: David Benedict's Debut Album

    Hi Ivan! So glad you liked the tune on the video. The CD definitely maintains a similar tone all the way through, but we also venture into some different styles such as Celtic, hard-driving...
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    Re: David Benedict's Debut Album

    Hey Dan! Thanks so much for your interest in the project. I'm not much of a tech savvy guy, but I believe the mics I used were from the Neumann Series 180. You can read about them here if you're...
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    Re: David Benedict's Debut Album

    Hey everyone! The album is finished and set for official release on March 11th. I'm so pleased with how everything came together, and I am thankful for all of your support and interest in the...
  8. Re: Suggestions for Core Oldtime Mandolin Repertoire

    Thanks for the suggestions! Sorry to raise any controversy or frustration with my question. Perhaps it is an unfair question to ask. I realize that there can't be a true "core" repertoire of...
  9. Re: Suggestions for Core Celtic Mandolin Repertoire

    Hey M.Marmot, just trying to expand my repertoire in different genres and be exposed to the experience of the many awesome players on this site. I also hope to find a common ground of core tunes in...
  10. Re: Suggestions for Core Oldtime Mandolin Repertoire

    Hey, thanks so much for these suggestions! Good questions too. Mostly, I'm putting together these lists for my own benefit. I love learning new tunes and I want to learn tunes in many genres that...
  11. Re: Suggestions for Core Bluegrass Mandolin Repertoire

    I'd like to use this list of fundamental tunes for my teaching methods and as a resource for those wanting to learn bluegrass mandolin. I'm sure that you're right that all bluegrass mandolinists...
  12. Suggestions for Core Classical Mandolin Repertoire

    I'm trying to put together a list of classical compositions that should be the essential core repertoire for all classical mandolinists. I want this list to be a broad sampling of all the different...
  13. Suggestions for Core Celtic Mandolin Repertoire

    I'm trying to put together a list of 20 tunes that should be the essential core repertoire for all Celtic mandolinists. I want this list of tunes to be a broad sampling of all the different Celtic...
  14. Suggestions for Core Jazz Mandolin Repertoire

    I'm trying to put together a list of 20 tunes that should be the essential core repertoire for all Jazz mandolinists. I want this list of tunes to be a broad sampling of all the different Jazz...
  15. Suggestions for Core Oldtime Mandolin Repertoire

    I'm trying to put together a list of 20 tunes that should be the essential core repertoire for all Oldtime mandolinists. I want this list of tunes to be a broad sampling of all the different Oldtime...
  16. Suggestions for Core Bluegrass Mandolin Repertoire

    I'm trying to put together a list of 20 tunes that should be the essential core repertoire for all bluegrass mandolinists. I want this list of tunes to be a broad sampling of all the different...
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    Best Mandolin Method Books

    I am trying to put together a survey of some of the best mandolin method books out there, and I was wondering if anyone had favorites that I should look into. I'd like to find method books for all...
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    Oh Yeah! Sign me up!
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    Re: David Benedict's Debut Album

    We did it!!!! Our Kickstarter Campaign ended successfully last night! Thanks to all who supported and promoted the project, we were able to raise $10,835 for the album! We are so grateful to all...
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    Re: David Benedict's Debut Album

    Thank you all so much for your support! Things are really coming together thanks to your help. We're almost there!
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    Re: David Benedict's Debut Album

    Thanks for your comment, Rroyd. I really appreciate your input.

    I think you're right. I am definitely following a different path from a lot of young players these days. If I had the privilege...
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    Re: David Benedict's Debut Album

    Hi Rroyd! Thanks so much for checking out my videos and my Kickstarter page. I appreciate your questions so much, and you're right to ask them! The reason that I was unspecific on the Kickstarter...
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Here's one of my original tunes called The Paperclip Reel I'm hoping to record this tune on my debut solo album, if I can raise enough funds to produce the CD. If you like this, then you can...
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    David Benedict's Debut Album

    My name is David Benedict and I am currently completing a unique degree in mandolin music performance at Bryan College in Dayton, TN, and now Iím planning to record my first full-length CD!

    I...
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