Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Mile Twelve

  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    North Carolina

    Default Mile Twelve

    Caught this young band tonight at The Carrboro Arts Center. Energetic, skilled, tuneful and hip. I mean, what other bluegrass band plays Elton John's Rocket Man so convincingly well?

    David Benedict is a terrific picker and fits in with the band perfectly. I had a chance to visit with him after the show and check out his lovely Apitius F model. Just a dandy mandolin and he makes it sing. Thanks, David!
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_20171118_203127724.jpg 
Views:	77 
Size:	299.9 KB 
ID:	162411  

  2. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to AlanN For This Useful Post:

  3. #2
    Registered User Ivan Kelsall's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Manchester - Lancashire - NW England

    Default Re: Mile Twelve

    Here ya go - Mile Twelve / ''Sunny Side of Town''. There's quite a few YouTube clips of 'em as well - great stuff !!!.
    On a personal note,the banjo would look better without the satellite dish perched on the headstock !.

    Weber F-5 'Fern'.
    Lebeda F-5 "Special".
    Stelling Bellflower BANJO
    Tokai - 'Tele-alike'.
    Ellis DeLuxe "A" style.

  4. #3
    Registered User Chris Bowsman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Springfield, Ohio

    Default Re: Mile Twelve

    David's one of my favorites. I've emailed him for a bunch of his arrangements, and my dad and I agree, they're terrifying.
    "There ain't too many folks, who can play too many notes... on the mandolin"

  5. #4
    Confused... or?
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Over the Hudson & thru the woods from NYC

    Default Re: Mile Twelve

    Neat show. Thanks for posting! But yeah ...
    Quote Originally Posted by Ivan Kelsall View Post
    ...banjo would look better without the satellite dish ...
    Yikes! Even the back-of-headstock clip is bigger than the whole (guessing NS Micro) tuner that you can barely see on the mandolin.
    - Ed

    "What our group lacks in musicianship is offset by our willingness to humiliate ourselves." - David Hochman

  6. #5

    Default Re: Mile Twelve

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Bowsman View Post
    David's one of my favorites. I've emailed him for a bunch of his arrangements, and my dad and I agree, they're terrifying.
    I'm not scared to go see them.
    the billyhawks

    Original Melodies for Mandolin, Mandola & Mandocello

  7. #6
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Kernersville, NC
    Blog Entries

    Default Re: Mile Twelve

    I don't get out much but they would get me out of the house!

    Just checking out David's full stride pick stoke on the video. How does he do that?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts