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    Re: Punch Brothers "Hell on Church Street"

    Both Bill Monroe’s original and Tony Rice’s version list the song as “The Gold Rush”.
  2. Sierra Hull - “Lonesome Moonlight Waltz” (Bill Monroe) at Sunrise

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjrIZ1ITEy4
  3. Re: multi-instrumentalists: how do you manage your time?

    I don't. I just play whatever I feel like playing.

    But I don't often play instruments that are in thier cases. They have to be handy to get handled.
  4. Re: multi-instrumentalists: how do you manage your time?

    The guitar is for when I'm playing solo, leading the group & singing, or I need to be very clear in my musical theory communication.

    The mandolin is for when too many guitar players show up.
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  5. Free Livestream Concert Tonight (lots of mandolin content)

    Hi folks,

    My wife and I (aka The Boston Imposters) are doing a free livestream concert tonight at 7:30pm central. We'll be playing lots of our own songs and a couple of borrowed favorites...
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    Re: Have you ever seen anything like this?

    So that piece is removable? Because it's gone in the second song. Unless she switched instruments. I really like the right hand technique. Those very fast notes she gets pulling the fingers in...
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    Re: To be or not to be (a bluegrass player)

    No. I play whatever I like, hear in my mind, and can play with my hands. This includes rock, blues, pop, swing, ragtime, jug band, country, calypso, Cajun, Caribbean, and yes, a little bluegrass. I'm...
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    Happy Thanksgiving! (Turkey in the Straw)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10rZ9xzlXF0

    Happy Thanksgiving y'all! Be careful while drinking your Sweet tea, or you might get some turkey in your straw....
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    Re: Let's hear your BEST musical joke?

    Well it seems there was a young fellow who decided he wanted to play Bass. His father agrees to pay for it.

    After the first week the Father asks, "How was the lesson?" "Good" says his son, "I...
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    Re: Let's hear your BEST musical joke?

    Q: why are there no banjos in Star Wars?
    A: 'cause it's the future!
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    Re: Let's hear your BEST musical joke?

    A guy went to a college that had a good music school. He had never played an instrument, but decided to learn bass. At the first lesson the professor showed him how to play, in 4/4 time, C-C-C-C,...
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    Re: Let's hear your BEST musical joke?

    I don't know any musician jokes, just drummer jokes.
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    Re: Let's hear your BEST musical joke?

    Well, if some of these are the BEST jokes, I' am not interested in the SECOND BEST......:whistling:
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    Paper Dolls Band - Pray for Rain

    This is the very talented Victoria Kelley, who, if you haven't heard, has unbelievable monster chops on mandolin besides being a great singer. This is a video from her new band Paper Dolls.

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    Sign On the Window - Sarah Jarosz

    It was about six years ago that I spoke with Sarah for the Cafe. <HERE> It seems like another lifetime and another world.

    I was pleased that she played right next door to my new workplace with...
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    Re: Punch brothers

    Sounds like James Taylor sings Norman Blake. I mean that in a nice way.
  17. Re: The elusive Stelling 2-lump mandolin. Behold the glory!!

    Ya know, I'm curious, but only mildly curious. Do you think you could give a time point for where in this cotton-pickin' hour-long video that is? Thanks.

    L4bae7XoMLE
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    Re: Peace by Sarah Jarosz

    I just finished learning this song all the way through yesterday on my octave mandolin and it's a really fun song to play.

    I thought I would point out a cool technique she uses for the last four...
  19. 'Good Vibrations' for 7 mandolins and 3 mandocellos

    I haven't decided how well this video works, but it was inspired by a phenomenal piece of artistry. I remember hearing the original work while I was on my knees, scrubbing floors in Orwell, Ohio...
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    Re: Ugliest F-4 ever?

    I dunno, I kind of like it in a weird, Dali-esque, reverse Craviola sort of way. Maybe if the scroll were real and all the way through. Although the lower point seems like an afterthought.
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    Re: Peace by Sarah Jarosz

    Quick follow-up ... I noticed today while watching Sarah's performance that in measures 19 and 51 she doesn't keep the 2nd fret barre and use the 2nd string, 7th fret to get the E. She actually lifts...
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    Djillali Djerdi

    I really dig this picking

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    not much info on the instrument there but it appears to be a 10 string mandocello ?
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    Re: Peace by Sarah Jarosz

    I was listening to this song today and decided to do a full transcription in both standard notation (which I find easier to read) and tab. The recorded versions differ (minorly) in different spots,...
  24. The Girl From Ipanema - Chord Melody [Tab]

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

    Tab
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    Ready to get my hillbilly on!

    My little guitar group has...too many guitar players. So, I’m committing to Weisenborn and Mandolin. Got the mando, cool Norfield strap, Mel Bay book. I just need the right pick and a million hours...
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