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  1. Re: I'll See You In My Dreams - Django transcribed for mandolin

    wow!
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    Re: John Cohen 1932-2019

    Thanks for the statement about the power of music to “grab” you, allenhopkins. It’s not a choice you make...
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    Re: No Wires ! Joe Walsh w/ Molly Tuttle

    Wow, something about this just brings a tear. Thanks for posting
  4. Thread: Tonegards

    by Bill Findley
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    Re: Tonegards

    Interesting thread. My $.02: I’ve had one for several years on my KM 1500, a newer Tonegard with the clear tubing on the clamps. I play sitting down usually. with only the very back of the mando...
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    Re: Elbow or wrist...

    Benedict jumped “the wall” long ago.
  6. Re: Opera singer guitarist in need of help

    I want to be right down front! Where are you performing? Please fill us in, and good luck with your search for the right mando. I would contact Caterina Lichtenberg, who teaches Classical Mandolin at...
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    Re: Soft Picks ?

    I’ve tried most all the picks, and I’ve found the D’Andrea Radex 1.25 I got recently to be really soft, almost a sponge-like feel. Softest I’ve tried, but I haven’t tried a Wolle.
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    Re: Blue Chip meltdown

    I like the way my TAD 60 sticks right onto my thumbpad, like, immediately. So then I can loosen my grip and still not drop it. I’m following Mike Marshall’s instructions: “You should drop the pick...
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    Re: Mando Fret work in SF/Marin?

    Call Schoenberg Guitars in Tiburon.
  10. Re: Bill Monroe's mandolin played once again - now with video

    I loved what he did, all of it. Perfect song for understated playing, and perfectly understated playing.
  11. Re: FREE ebook: Learning Mandolin: a Genre-Hopping Approach

    Nice job, but on page 26 you identify Ira Gershwin as George’s wife. Ira was his brother.
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    Re: Public Domain

    If a group jams only PD music in a coffee shop which doesn’t have a sound system, is there a copyright issue?
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    Re: Italian Mandolin music being forgotten ???

    Liuqin陳子涵 Chen Zi Han

    Don’t know how to embed , but if you check out this Taiwanese woman’s renditions of Italian faves on Youtube, playing a liuquin, I guarantee you’ll be impressed.

    Bill
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    Re: Strap on F-style

    Have a seat in a chair with no arms, put your left leg on a footstool or the closed case, and you won’t have to worry about tensing up your right arm to hold the mando in a comfortable position. The...
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    Re: I Bought "The Loar" Once!

    Not sure , but your post is a little odd, coming out of left field. I have a well-made and well-finished ”The Loar” LM 400, bought new several years ago from Folkmusician. Nice chunky neck, good for...
  16. Re: question for anyone taking lessons online at artistworks

    At Artistworks, for $23.50/month for a year or a bit more for one month, you get two lessons/month (in some cases a bit longer if Marshall is unusually busy) and access to hundreds of other peoples'...
  17. Re: E. Barbella (c. 1750): Tinna Nonna - Neapolitan Lullaby

    and many thanks for the accompanying slideshow
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    Re: Spoiled by James Tailpieces

    Whoa, fatt, there's a punch in the gut...let's hope there're no hangers rhis year.
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    Re: First Mandolin Purchase

    +1 for Robert @ Folkmusician. Good setups included in the price, straight shooter, knowledgeable, will try his best to answer any questions. I've bought two mandos from him. NFI.
    - Bill
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    Re: Another newbie question

    Check out Mike Marshall at Artistworks. He's helped me a lot. Many others, and lots of previous discussions on the Cafe to search through.
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