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    Re: A chord without muting A string

    e==0===
    a--0------
    a--x------
    D==2===
    G==2===

    I assume you are using a 1-finger index fingering on both bottom strings. I wouldn't obsess over the muting of one of the A strings. The A5...
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    Re: Know You Rider

    The Dead renditions of "I Know You Rider" and "Going Down The Road Feeling Bad" were/are a great source for getting a handle on Garcia's phrasing and style. And with all the live shows now out......
  3. PETER GREEN (Fleetwood Mac) R.I.P. no manod

    Of all the Brit guitar blues players (Beck, Clapton, Page, Gallagher, etc) of the late 60s - early 70s, Peter Green was the guy for me. The Peter Green/Danny Kirwan lineup of Fleetwood Mac was one...
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    Re: Theory: "cheat sheet" for Western modes

    I didn't realize it is was so "complex" to think of Dorian as a minor scale with one altered note (a major 6th instead of a minor 6th)!

    187399

    That Cafe Lesson must be really old... early 90's...
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    Re: Theory: "cheat sheet" for Western modes

    Modes Made Easy
    https://www.mandolincafe.com/archives/niles.html
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    Re: Memory of learned songs

    Joe E Ross (Grok I belive was his character name) & Imogene Coca as cave people. Gillgan's Island gone prehistoric It isn't amazing how just seeing those lyric fragments turns on the tune in your...
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    Re: Memory of learned songs

    Continued from Post#55 >>>>

    Similar mental manipulation variations of raw material (tunes, motifs) could be to play the tune in a different time signature(s). And when you get better and better,...
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    Re: Memory of learned songs

    There is a huge amount of musical material stored away in your brain; the problem is being able to quickly access it. At the higher levels, playing becomes more and more about the mental aspects....
  9. Re: How to Search for a Specific "multi-word phrase"?

    Bumping this up since I'm referencing the topic in a post.

    HINT: bookmark it or write it down, or whatever, but members bumping threads they want to have access to is not something we're going to...
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    Re: Can you teach musicality?

    Yes. (well….I can, anyway).

    But the issue is also "are you willing to learn to think musically?" My teaching experience is that women students are less skeptical (or hostile even) to things...
  11. Thread: Baotm

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    Re: Baotm

    Does anyone have John Baldry's email address? I need to get hold of him (soon) but he seems to have left FB. PM me if you can help. Thanks

    Niles Hokkanen
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    How do I seach for cafe member?

    How can I find out if a person is a registered forum member. I need to contact (time-related issue) someone (a mando player in the UK), but apparently they have abandoned their FB account. I thought...
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    Re: tunes for electric mandolin

    Folk-rock. "Garry Owen" on low-tuned electric 5-string.

    https://soundcloud.com/user-643522979/garry-owen
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    Re: The Mandocrucian's Digest

    No, I don't think that is in the cards. At least once or twice a year, I have this recurring dream that somehow I am in the situation of putting out a new issue or another book. Eventually...
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    RY COODER on the Mainline

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2FrFBceLuY

    From "Ry Cooder & The Moula Banda Rhythm Aces: Let's Have A Ball", a film by Les Blank taped at The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA on March 25'th 1987....
  16. Thread: "A Bruxa"

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    Re: "A Bruxa"

    Lately, Carlos Beciero, who plays mandolin/OM/guitar etc. in the well-known Northern Spanish band La Musgaña has been posting some tunes on FB.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Musgaña
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    Re: Sliding into Notes

    Here are a couple solo tracks that have various sliding techniques, plus electric guitar vibrato, string bending, and other stuff >>>
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    Re: We need songs for these times

    Well ghouls and boyz, are you ready to "pull the trigger" yet?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2MSPzwvlj4


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkmw3_EU78U
    Artie Shaw's 1940 version of this is...
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    Re: We need songs for these times

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=661Ju17ffkI


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_7SxoQW11g


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0TvfqmWf4M
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    Re: We need songs for these times

    Get your Bleak on!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlfcN93NS2Q


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0HaWbe3Qq8


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQSjV4DZ-Gg
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    Re: We need songs for these times

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSdsWEi2Hho


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_IA3stJRoE


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw43Wqt8Oio
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    Re: Reading suggestions

    Since this was posted in General Discussions, I feel no need to restrict myself to bluegrass/old-time titles. These are some informative and/or highly entertaining books on my shelves. It's been so...
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    Re: Jethro Tull (unplugged)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jethro_Tull_(band)
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    Jethro Tull (unplugged)

    1987 MTV Unplugged. Ian Anderson/Martin Barre/Dave Pegg

    "Serenade to a Cuckoo" & ""Skating Away" (Dave Pegg is on mandolin on the latter)

    ...
  25. MIDI playback not working on Mandolintab.net ABC converter?

    Is anyone else experiencing problems with the midi playback at ABC converter at MandolinTab.net? I'm trying to figure out if it is their site, or Hughesnet problems etc.

    Lately, it may or may...
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