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    Re: Burns & Clark

    Wow!
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    Re: JazzMando website to sunset soon

    Say it ain't so! I've very much enjoyed your writing on mandolin jazz and teaching ideas over the years. Thanks for all your efforts, much appreciated, Ted.
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    Re: Non Mandolin Jazz

    catmandu2: A couple of my favorites by Stitt are the sessions with Barry Harris, Bob Cranshaw and Billy Higgins - Tune Up and Constellation.

    Yup, those were the albums (vinyl, of course) that...
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    Re: Non Mandolin Jazz

    Don, I don't know if your caps lock got stuck on when typing your list but was happy to see Sonny Stitt in ALL CAPS. I think his bop licks lay nicely on mando - I've especially been trying to phrase...
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    Poll: Re: Poll: March Jazz tune of the month

    Yes - - always thought of vibes solos as a rich field to explore for mandolin. I've been transcribing Milt Jackson solos for years to get that bluesy spirit-feel he has - - great stuff!
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    Re: Tunes that improve technique

    One tune I use for technique skills is Golden Eagle Hornpipe - - uses all the strings, lots of tricky string crossings, and the B part has some interesting harmonic leaps.
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    Re: Marla Fibish's Irish Mandolin Course

    Marla Fibish is joining myself, Matt Shipman and David Surette at David's great long running March Mando Camp in Concord, N.H. - the first week in March. I'll be teaching some choro and jazz improv...
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    Re: Cherokee - Tony Williamson

    Yeah, Paul!
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    Re: So who is finger picking thier tenor?

    I finger pick - - using fingers (!), a modified Travis picking in a folkie or Honky Tonk situation. I play a National Steel tenor tuned as an octave mando, so tend toward the "powerchords" (A= 2245)...
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    Re: An open letter to Classifieds users

    Just adding a few cents here - - In the huge world of the internets there is no site comparable to the Cafe for mando-classifieds.
    If a big volume wheeler-dealer is taking advantage of what has...
  11. Wow! Just . . wow! Fantastic playing, great...

    Wow! Just . . wow! Fantastic playing, great interview - - many thanks.
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    Re: Ella or Cass, Dream a little dream of me.

    In the Ella (and Louis) version, the bridge goes to Ab (from C), in the Cass Elliot version, the bridge goes to A - - been a souce of confusion on many a bandstand, depending on what version the...
  13. Re: Pros/Teachers - What is the most important tip you can give?

    What a cornucopia of helpful tips! Pete's advice to relax behind the instrument is basic, up and down picking, learning tunes, all invaluable. I pretty much play every day and I start by playing...
  14. Re: Mother lode of Ernesto Nazareth transcriptions

    Marilynn Mair just sent a note and rather than making this into a news item we thought it would fit just as well or better here.

    Wow! Many thanks to Scott and Marilyn! This will keep me busy for...
  15. Re: Need Recommendations: Learning Standard Notation

    Altho I started on piano at an early age and had a leg up, so to speak, I really learned sight reading by going thru the 1001 Fiddle Tunes, and O'Neill's Music of Ireland - Irish tunes by the...
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    Re: Jazz tunes same changes

    So you could play a full 4 set evening of music with 1 chord chart!
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    Re: B Diminished Scale

    As David KOS mentioned, I think of (and I think a lot of swing players do as well) as the role of a diminished scale or arpeggio in a progression as outlining a 7b9 chord, i.e. a V7 chord in a...
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    Re: Parts Needed For Triolian

    You might want to chat with Joel Eckhaus at Earnest Instruments - he knows a lot about the care & feeding of these things.
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    Re: What Is Your Ultimate Goal? Improv Mastery?

    bet many of you have seen the Pablo Casals quote - when asked, at the age of 90, why he's still practicing 6 hrs. a day, sez: - Well, I think I'm getting somewhere -
    Our goals might keep...
  20. Re: Rest in peace, Paul Binkley, Modern Mandolin Quartet

    The music he was a part of was a revelation to me. MMQ - Great player, generous musician. So sorry to hear of this.
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    Re: Selmer style mandola

    Please keep us apprised of your progress - seems very cool.
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    Re: What is this chord?

    Yes, sorry . . . I did not mean to disrespect any poster on the thread. I guess I've just always had a feeling that 'theory' is a great tool to communicate ideas and help us understand musical...
  23. Re: When I'm Free - A Hot Rize Interview with Tim O'Brien

    Great interview, Scott, with a well-known great guy (and soulful musician). Always did love Hot Rize and couldn't be happier to see they're back at it.
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    Re: What is this chord?

    which are better - A style mandolins or F- style?
  25. Re: Chord Melody: Aaron Weinstein plays TEA FOR TWO

    Dang, Aaron, that is beautiful stuff. Apparently you've gotten the Acme pinky extender, my pinky just can't do that stretch. Thanks for the inspiration! ~Will
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