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    Re: Me and Bobby McGee

    Great job Corban! I loved it!
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    Re: Me and Bobby McGee

    Corbin, really great editing and playing. Really enjoyed your vocal arrangement and singing too. Interesting, tasteful and true to the song.
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    Re: Me and Bobby McGee

    Great job video editing, Corbin! I really enjoyed that performance.
  4. Our Way To Fall - Chris Thile & Madison Cunningham

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWcJhV-j6lY
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    Re: Sam bush and jeff austin slide

    Here's the video supplied by C. Welter.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FOQdrNFQ7c
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    Re: Norman Blake Tunes

    late as usual, here's Nancy's Hornpipe on Octave
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    Re: Norman Blake Tunes

    Thanks to this theard I learned a few of Norman Blakeīs tunes. Here is Constitution March- I stole a lot of Donīs Video. Thanks for that!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uR08CNnmMhs
  8. Thread: Old Train Solo

    by RobP
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    Re: Old Train Solo

    Very cool - thanks for posting! I'll have to try this out. Manzanita is one of my all-time fav bluegrass albums.

    Cheers,

    Rob
  9. Thread: Naima

    by dcav
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    Re: Naima

    Thanks for posting this thread C., and thanks for your cool chord melody. I haven't listened to this tune in a very long time until I listened to your take. I've been listening to a lot of different...
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    Re: Playing cleanly above the 12th fret

    steve wrote above:
    "I think its the fret size. My gibby fern is a breeze, but has the tiny old style frets."

    I agree.

    I've found that above the 7th/8th fret, a mandolin with...
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    Re: Playing cleanly above the 12th fret

    Check Marty Stuart at about 1:55 here, he goes on up about as far as he can go.
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    Re: Playing cleanly above the 12th fret

    I play up there a good deal.
    As for a good mando....yes. But
    My brentrup, with its stainless frets, slightly larger than my fern or ellis frets, is much harder to get a clean note. I think its the...
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    Re: Playing cleanly above the 12th fret

    For bluegrass I rarely play past the 12th,,,but for jazz I go up there all the time,,it's how I get those high,"piano" type notes and sounds,,including chromatic lines and phrasing including also the...
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    Re: Playing cleanly above the 12th fret

    And you have to have the extended fingerboard to get all the upper notes! Sorry you scoopers and Floridectomists.

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    Re: Playing cleanly above the 12th fret

    Virtuoso violinist Itzakh Perlman has the fattest fingers you've ever seen, and he does fine in the upper reaches. The trick is to get handy at fingers shoving each other out of the way. Of course...
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    Re: Article from the Smithsonian on BG

    Thanks for sharing this, it's always enjoyable to read something vaguely articulate about bluegrass. However, I do disagree with a couple of points. Those bands that maintain the traditional sound of...
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