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    Re: Eva Scow - After You've Gone

    Ted, that is also one of my favorites! Great, great music. I've had to repeat order from cdbaby to give as gifts.
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    Re: Happy 75th Birthday Today, David Grisman!

    Happy Birthday Dawg! Wishing you more and better - that's what you've always given to all of us.
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    Re: Good grief... what a set!

    Holy Smokes! I thought I was going to watch this for a couple of minutes, but I couldn't stop til it was over. I may need some more.
  4. Re: Shocking revelation! Lyon & Healy Style C on eBay

    Both a style A-Professional, and a style C, have side-stamped numbers. Oddly, the A-Pro label and stamp match (1070), whereas the C label (118) and stamp (281) are different. On both instruments,...
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    Re: CBS Saturday Morning, Mandolin Orange

    Russ - Very Nice! Thanks for the link - there are two other videos from the same performance:

    https://www.cbsnews.com/video/saturday-sessions-mandolin-orange-performs-wildfire/
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    Re: Strap installation question

    If you don't want to modify the strap it seems like the thing to do is tie something else around the mando and tie that the the loop on the strap. Maybe the Souldier folks have a more appropriate...
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    Re: My new mando!

    That is a beauty - congrats! For some reason I keep thinking I'd like to try one of his two-points. I will second the request for sound clips!
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    Re: Looking for opinions of Big Muddy mandolins

    There was a used M4 here for a while and I played it a number of times while I was in the store. I was pleasantly surprised at what a nice instrument it was. It had a somewhat unassuming but I...
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    Re: Down the Tenor Rabbit Hole... (Help)

    This is the Epiphone tenor I mentioned previously. It's a 1938 Blackstone archtop.
    It's currently living at Guitar Works Ltd in Evanston IL (NFI)
    As you can see, someone played it a lot, and...
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    Re: Over the Rainbow chord melody

    Most excellent. Love the tune and your arrangement.
    Somewhere over the rainbow we'll all get little fingers like that. :)
  11. Re: Best all inclusive books on Jazz // Progressive Blues.

    I've found the Skeptical Guitarist books by Bruce Emery to be useful - I have his Music Principles books, which include one on Jazz. Looking on his web site I see that he also has a blues book and...
  12. Thread: pocket mandolin

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    Re: pocket mandolin

    As Allen said, these are more about novelty than great sound or playability.
    Given what Ranald said he was looking for, taking a pass on this one was probably the right thing to do.

    I have one...
  13. Re: New to swing mandolin, who should I be listening to?

    To add my .02 to some already great recommendations...
    Don Stiernberg - His recordings are like a compendium of tunes you should know, by musicians you should be listening to.
    Jethro Burns -...
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    Re: What's Your Score?

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    I was taught that if you pull out a diminished chord, you must be prepared to use it.
    While I HAVE heard banjos make "music", I have also been known to make music electrically. :)

    ->...
  15. Nice work Andrew, and great accompaniment to...

    Nice work Andrew, and great accompaniment to Peets Ethiopian Supernatural, which only comes around once a year. Really enjoyed the solo mandolin format, the mix of material, and your playing.
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    Re: Lyon & Healy Style C Guard Removal

    Thank you Michael, Peter, and Frank for your advice!
    Much appreciated. Here's a status update:

    The guard is now off.
    After not making any headway he finally tried harder, and the screw head...
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