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  1. Re: Jams in Maryland, Saginaw, MI, Portland, OR, Mpls, MN.

    How often do you get to the Saginaw area?
  2. Re: Jams in Maryland, Saginaw, MI, Portland, OR, Mpls, MN.

    I live in Saginaw. I wish there were more Mando events in the area. If you're looking to meet up and jam sometime, let me know.
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    Re: Understanding Modes

    Everything I read about modes shows that 7th chords should be used. If you were playing a melody in A Dorian, what chords would you use?
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    Understanding Modes

    I am having a hard time understanding modes.

    The C Scale is:
    C D E F G A B C

    If I were to start the scale from D:
    D E F G A B C D

    I read that was the Dorian scale. Is it D Dorian because...
  5. Thread: D'addario J73

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    Re: D'addario J73

    Well, I just installed them the other day so they are just starting to settle down. I will let you know what I think after I use them a bit.
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    D'addario J73

    Has anyone ever tried the D'addario J73 strings? Thy are size 10-38 vs 11-40 on the J74s.

    What are your thoughts?
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    Re: Tinny sounding A course

    I appreciate the ideas. I will be changing the strings today. @Willie, it does that for both strings in the course. The sound is kind of hard to explain. Since the MD 404 has the open hole, it...
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    Tinny sounding A course

    I have an Eastman MD 404 and have been very happy with it. A couple of days ago I have been getting a very bad tinny vibrating sound on just the A course. The strings are 6 months old and they are...
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    Re: Niles Hokkanen Pentatonic Mandolin

    Fortunately, I don't live too far from Elderly's so I can actually visit them. Their selection is incredible and their employees are top notch. Always willing to help. If you ever get the chance...
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    Niles Hokkanen Pentatonic Mandolin

    I just found this book and picked up a copy. This really has some great concepts and the best part is they make sense to me. It really has some great improvisational techniques. The only place I...
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    Re: SE Michigan group for beginner?

    I'm in Saginaw but it would be nice to get together with some other newbies.
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    Mid-Michigan Mandolin Players

    Hi, I'm new to the mandolin and wondered if there are any other mando players in the Mid-Michigan area. I'm from Saginaw.

    Bob
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    Re: West Michigan/Grand Rapids Jams?

    I live in Saginaw and new to the mando also. I don't know if there is much in Michigan.
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