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    Re: Inexpensive F style case

    Thanks for replies. I bought this case referenced above...from Glarrymusic.com which is in NJ near me...a little more then E-Bay but I felt a little better buying it direct form the retailer rather...
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    Inexpensive F style case

    Hi

    I'm looking for an inexpensive hardhshell F-style case. The mandolin won't be leaving the house so I'm just looking for something decent not indestructible.

    Any retailers have some good...
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    Kevin Breit Mandolin Orchestra

    https://kevinbreit.bandcamp.com/album/i-love-you
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    Re: Pretty odd, not so pretty

    Thread title reminds me of Campilongo's tune "Awful Pretty, Pretty Awful"


    https://youtu.be/KigvGjPaViU
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    Re: Grace felix vs. Red eye

    Before the redeye twin I had Radial Tone Bone for another hundred gigs it’s a fine unit. Too many buttons for me I find the Red Eye to be stupid simple, consistent (perhaps due to the lack of...
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    Re: Grace felix vs. Red eye

    I am a huge Red Eye fan And used one for many years hundred gigs or so But in the never ending quest for better I decided to try a grace design unit

    So I bought a Grace Bix. It was OK but had a...
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    Re: I don't like F styles. Anyone else?

    I like F styles but I prefer playing an A style. I think it balances better whether standing or sitting.
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    Re: Bill Monroe - "Scotland" Tab

    Stacy Phillips had a book which I have in downloadable form that has a very nice transcription of Scotland and a lot of other Lesser-known Bill Monroe instrumentals. While searching for the exact...
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    Re: Is playing TABS detrimental to really learning?

    Not for me
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    Re: Is playing TABS detrimental to really learning?

    TAB is not detrimental but learning to read standard is beneficial. It's not that difficult to learn to read music especially on the mandolin. Fiddle tunes are quite easy given that they are usually...
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    Weber Sweet Pea tailpiece design

    Just got done changing some strings on a friend's Weber Sweet Pea. Not a fan of that tailpiece design. Cleverness above utility?
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    Re: Funk Mandolin - "Kiss" by Prince

    Steve C. throwing down the stank!
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    Re: Grace Design BiX vs. Red Eye

    A little update. I like the sound of my mandolin better through the Red Eye then the BiX so I just ordered another Red-Eye Twin. I have a different guitar so am curious how it will sound through the...
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    Re: Focusrite iTrack Solo and iPad camera help

    Yes thanks I always do a search first. I was not able find anything that helped.
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    Focusrite iTrack Solo and iPad camera help

    Is there a trick to getting my internal iPad camera to use a mic connected to my Focusrite iTrack Solo?

    I want to record a video but use an external mic connected to the iTrack Solo.

    Works fine...
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    Re: New to the emando world.

    Wow I never saw that clip. Sam the Man is taking it “out“ John Cowan looks like the musician Paul Williams. Ovation guitar sounds pretty good... appears to be unplugged?
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    Re: I Want to Be Happy

    I am happy after watching that!
  18. Re: Article: Introducing David Grisman's Mandolin Workshop Books

    Fantastic; just ordered "Tricks" 'cause I need a few new ones! :)
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    Mike Marshall The Movie

    Attention Hollywood Casting:

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    Re: Barry Harris method for learning bebop

    Looks like lots of work you put in there Pete. I know there are legions of Barry Harris disciples out there and I've studied some of it namely his 6th diminished scale which is just the addition of a...
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    Re: Learning to read music for Mandolin

    Re: Learning to read music for Mandolin

    Just do it! :)

    I found this helpful way back when:

    Twenty Studies in the First Position for Bluegrass Mandolinists, Opus 5 - $20.00 plus $4.00 S/H....
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    Re: Bill Monroe - Master of Bluegrass

    I will say again here on this thread...such a great album but I wish they would re-master it without all that incessant reverb! :)
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    Re: Picking / strumming wrist

    I got a bout of tennis elbow in my right (strumming/picking) arm...pain is mostly top of forearm not elbow....even though it's called tennis elbow

    If your day job involves typing/computer...try a...
  24. Re: Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers

    Yes a great book. Highly recommended. Another great book along the same line (musicians on the road etc.) but by a blues musician is this one:


    The World Don't Owe Me Nothing - Honeyboy Edwards
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    Re: Want to learn Jazz mandolin

    Great album...don't forget guitarist's Marc Ribot's contributions
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