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    Re: How to play harmony

    Would be good to think about your terminology, perhaps.

    "Chord notes" i.e. "chord tones" of Gmaj chord = G, B, D ... so the next chord note in the key of G on melody note G would be a B note (B is...
  2. Re: Major Double Stops Lesson (ex. from ‘Rise’ Eddie Vedder) Part

    Hey Simon, thanks for sharing!

    The A# is a glaring "typo" (okay, not literally a typo but an error) because the F scale has A natural as third followed by a Bb for the fourth degree, and the IV &...
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    Re: Alternate Mandolin Tunings

    Jim, I can show a couple of samples of Steve James from the first tuning mentioned by Irenee, which he calls "high-strung" mandolin. I'm sharing these two only for the purpose of discussion here,...
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    Re: The Sun Jumped Up This Morning

    Part of a long folk music tradition to write songs that follow common melodies, etc etc

    In this case, Tim O’Brien is responsible for the melody, not Woody. Woody Guthrie left numerous notebooks...
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    Re: Help! YouTube blocked my video

    Now that’s funny :))
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    Re: G(I) chop to 3 or 4-finger D(V) chop?

    Check out the fifth video on this page from Pete Martin: http://www.petimarpress.com/mando%20tips%20videos.html
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    Re: Increasing Scale Exercise Speed

    The important thing to me is “finding a groove” - whether you use DDDD, DUDU, or a crosspicking combination, whatever, I try to find a groove to work from. Instead of looking for a hard and fast...
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    Re: Side bending. Is this worth saving?

    I’d ditch it because of the crack, rather than the scorching.
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    Re: Russian Lullaby (Irving Berlin)

    Thanks for sharing Martin, it's a righteous tune.

    I listen to Brian Oberlin's version fairly often:

    https://www.mandoberlin.com/audio/10%20Russian%20Lullaby.mp3

    It's one of Brian's free...
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    Re: Johnny, Tiny & Jethro

    Yep, that's what he did, Scotter. Also, he tunes it as a mandola (C, G, A, D). More than you want to know about Johnny's mandolin: http://www.emando.com/players/Gimble.htm
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    Johnny, Tiny & Jethro

    Diggin' on some Johnny Gimble this morning. I love watching and hearing these superheroes :)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HE3N3UHz1JA



    BTW, Eldon Shamblin comping on guitar.
  12. Re: The Entertainer - Solo Mandolin Arrangement [Tab]

    Very nice, and thanks for the sheets!
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    Re: Man I need a good tuner...

    “What I use” thread ... spot on.

    I use two kinds of tuners. Cheap tuners for when accuracy is practically meaningless. This is not so often, but there are moments. Brand doesn’t matter. They’re...
  14. Re: how to get perfect compensation, tool perhaps?

    No need for this with a floating bridge.
  15. Re: Sometimes you gotta go back to the basics...

    Wow Br1ck gives awesome advice in that post. And Eric starts to flesh out the part I quoted from Br1ck - when I practice so slowly that what I'm practicing seems way too slow, what I have there is...
  16. Re: Sam's Workshop today was grrrreeeeaaat!!!!

    These are treasures, thanks James! Hope Sam gets well and strong again.
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    Re: Funny Banjo Content

    Aaaaaarrrrrrrggggghhhh!

    176603


    "Get me out of here."

    176604
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    Re: I must've done something wrong......

    I’ve used it for decades on finished surfaces (doing burn-ins) and when I feel it necessary or useful on unfinished surfaces (doing glue ups) with no problem of finish adherence afterward. I’m...
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    Re: Web based backing track tool?

    I like the ability to add your own tracks or make modified versions of their tracks. I took the plunge with annual subscriptions, and used that service for two years. Moved on after that. The first...
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    Re: I must've done something wrong......

    In general, Titebond squeeze out and/or glue runs that are not under clamping pressure will not adhere well to any sealed surface. But under a little clamping pressure, adherence will be improved, as...
  21. Re: A few neat exercises from Sierra Hull and Reverb

    The definition of arpeggio necessitates chord tones. Arpeggio = broken chord (chord broken into single notes).

    About the chord theory - the OP, HonketyHank, made a neat little video about this a...
  22. Check out the old "repairs" in this guitar

    I thought this was an entertaining video, maybe more for amateurs like me to watch, maybe boring to the professionals on here, don't know -- but sharing because this luthier documents what he does...
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    Re: Tremolo Notation

    I wouldn't fret too much about it, JL :)

    FWIW, I know for certain I've notated some things incorrectly in a couple of the pieces I've transcribed or written, using the squiggly line for trill to...
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    Re: See think play to auto feel play

    I like JonZ’s response. Compose some licks.

    I’m pretty sure that the “machine gun” players you refer to have built up huge vocabularies of “licks” or phrases they’ve heard, copied, altered or...
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    Re: Types of Chops

    I’d say “both” - learn everything you want to; focus on one thing at a time.
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