Search:

Type: Posts; User: Al Trujillo

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Sure hope everyone comes out of this healthy and...

    Sure hope everyone comes out of this healthy and still in business. Dennis - all our best to you especially.
  2. Re: Has Anyone Received Stimulus Check? (Possible Mandolin Conten

    I did...but my other 'habit' is photography and I might buy a new lens instead.
  3. Telluride BG Festival Cancelled: COVID-19 Fallout

    No decision yet on moving it to August or October but chances of it being cancelled are good. Copied from the local source:
    ...
  4. Stressful Times: Bringing New 'E' Up To Tune!

    Not to make light of the situation around the world but a show of hands here of who else says a little prayer each time you bring a new 'E' string up to tune?

    ...I do...and I close my eyes and...
  5. Replies
    54
    Views
    3,145

    Re: When You First . . .

    Every time I heard Mr. Bojangles played by The Nittry Gritty Dirt Band the mandolin in the song always made me wish that I played one. First heard it in 1976 +/- but didn't pick one up until 2015.
  6. Very nice...I enjoyed it!!

    Very nice...I enjoyed it!!
  7. Thread: Blue Chips

    by Al Trujillo
    Replies
    56
    Views
    4,046

    Re: Blue Chips

    First, I wish Blue Chip would offer one in flamin' blazin' Cheeto Orange! Brown blends into everything, especially the floor!.

    Second, the leather pouches sold by PC are really good and I've...
  8. Replies
    6
    Views
    972

    Re: Hard Times - Blues tabs?

    Thank you sir! I bought DelGrosso's book earlier this week and am having a lot of fun with it. I spoke with a guy this morning who suggested using all the guitar resources and converting to mandolin...
  9. Replies
    6
    Views
    972

    Hard Times - Blues tabs?

    Tabs seem to be just about everywhere, except for blues. Hard Times - anyone have access to tabs for this (or other blues)?

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_PwucS53AsY
  10. Replies
    24
    Views
    2,040

    Why So Few Resonator Mandolins?

    I've been intrigued by Rich DelGrosso's fine Blues playing and thinking back on my time here on the Cafe can't recall many conversations about Resonator Mandolins. The sound I'm hearing here screams...
  11. Re: Northfield F5S Purchase from Avenue Guitars

    Good people at Avenue. I enjoy visiting whenever I’m in the area.
  12. Replies
    50
    Views
    5,357

    Re: What if I bought the wrong instrument?

    I used to think that I needed an oval-hole ever since I bought my f-hole. However in the intervening years I've played a few "O's" and concluded that I have a hard time hearing the sound coming from...
  13. Replies
    2
    Views
    434

    Re: Mandolin Orange & Colorado Symphony!

    Taken with my cell phone (no flash, per rules!) I have no idea why the picture turned upside down...but give it a try standing on your head. :)
    183013
  14. Replies
    2
    Views
    434

    Mandolin Orange & Colorado Symphony!

    Sweet and Powerful.....

    The group played last night accompanied by a 30+ piece orchestra and it was just amazing. Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver was sold out for this performance. Emily...
  15. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,636

    Re: Love Bluegrass but....

    I blew some coffee through my nose reading this! Thank you, that is about as clear and concise an explanation as I've ever heard. I love folk music and have struggled because sometimes I think a...
  16. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,587

    Re: Blues Mandolin Song Choices

    Thank you, Ronald!! I'll dig into them soon.
  17. Replies
    1
    Views
    369

    Christmas Song Tabs

    I found these tonight...and quite a generous gift from Mando hangout...and just in time for the Christmas Holiday!!

    https://www.mandohangout.com/topic/50174
  18. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,587

    Re: Blues Mandolin Song Choices

    Anyone have any good sources of tab books for Blues? So far they've eluded me.
  19. Re: Octave mandolin by Thijs van der Harst

    Beautiful sound from that one!!
  20. Thread: UPS rant

    by Al Trujillo
    Replies
    46
    Views
    3,833

    Re: UPS rant

    I order a number of large photo prints from CA and Fedex handles shipping. I have been very pleased with them, in particular because their website is easy to navigate and lets me arrange the date of...
  21. Replies
    20
    Views
    3,167

    Re: New Northfield Model M

    I do like everything about it! The black binding and the finish color work well together. I love stories about early Christmas presents to ourselves!
  22. Replies
    64
    Views
    5,196

    Re: Natural talent vs practice

    Iím for the most part naturally untalented.
  23. Re: Gibson Ricky Skaggs Distressed Master Model - My New Mandolin

    Very, very nice!!
  24. Replies
    4
    Views
    896

    Re: NMC, but WOW!

    That was fun to watch!! Thanks for sharing!
  25. Thread: Oval vs F

    by Al Trujillo
    Replies
    18
    Views
    2,362

    Re: Oval vs F

    My perspective, from a 63 year old with impaired hearing, I can clearly hear what comes out of my f-hole. I’ve played a few oval hole mandolins and struggle at times to hear them. Something I guess...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4