Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Dulcimerica 272 - "Shadier Grove Than Usual"










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Bing performs "Shady Grove" at the 40th Annual Carolina BalloonFest in Statesville, North Carolina.

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Dulcimerica 271 - "For What It's Worth"










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Bing performs the Buffalo Springfield song "For What It's Worth" at the 2014 Indiana Dulcimer Festival.

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Dulcimerica 270 - "IBC Semifinals Pt. 3"










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Part 3 of 3. Bing competes in the International Blues Challenge semifinals on mountain dulcimer at Silky O'Sullivan's on Beale St. in Memphis.

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Dulcimerica 269 - "IBC Semifinals Pt. 2"










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Bing competes in the International Blues Challenge semifinals on mountain dulcimer at Silky O'Sullivan's on Beale St. in Memphis.

Bing Futch endorses, and is endorsed by, Folkcraft Instruments, ( http://Folkcraft.com ) V-Picks ( http://V-Picks.com ) and General Case ( http://GeneralCase.com ). Please help support Dulcimerica by becoming a patron on Patreon!




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Dulcimerica 268 - "IBC Semifinals Pt. 1"










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Bing competes in the International Blues Challenge semifinals on mountain dulcimer at Silky O'Sullivan's on Beale St. in Memphis.

Bing Futch endorses, and is endorsed by, Folkcraft Instruments, ( http://Folkcraft.com ) V-Picks ( http://V-Picks.com ) and General Case ( http://GeneralCase.com ). Please help support Dulcimerica by becoming a patron on Patreon!




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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Dulcimerica 266 - "A Spoonful Of Blues"










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At the Orange Blossom Blues Society fundraiser to send Bing Futch and the Pitbull Of Blues Band to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge competition, Bing performs Willie Dixon's "Spoonful" on mountain dulcimer.

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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Dulcimerica 265 - "Splitting The Flip Side"










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Recorded December 30th, 2014, this video shows Bing Futch tracking the song "The Flip Side" from the upcoming album "Unresolved Blues." Using a split-screen technique, you see Bing on the right laying down the mountain dulcimer track while, on the left, he adds vocals.

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Dulcimerica 264 - "Sans Day Carol"










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Bing performs and leads a tutorial on how to play "Sans Day Carol" on the mountain dulcimer from his album "Christmas Each Day."

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Dulcimerica 263 - "Rhythm Basics"










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Bing goes over some basic rhythm exercises and techniques including cadence practice, pick selection, chops, palm muting, staccato, selective strumming and more!

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Dulcimerica 262 - "Beauty and the Beast Tutorial"










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Bing performs and offers a tutorial on playing the 1991 Academy-Award Winning Disney song "Beauty and the Beast."

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Dulcimerica 261 - "Beauty and the Beast"










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Bing performs "Beauty and the Beast" at the 2014 Suwannee Dulcimer Retreat.

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Dulcimerica 260 - "Bringin' The Blues"










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Bing performs at the Central Florida Blues Challenge and wins the "Solo Artist" Award.

Bing Futch endorses, and is endorsed by, Folkcraft Instruments, ( http://Folkcraft.com ) V-Picks ( http://V-Picks.com ) and General Case ( http://GeneralCase.com ). Please help support Dulcimerica by becoming a patron on Patreon!




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Friday, October 03, 2014

Dulcimerica 259 - "Revving It Up"










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At The Midwest Uke Fest, Bing Futch performs "Red Headed Lover" on mountain dulcimer with Lil' Rev on harmonica.

Bing Futch endorses, and is endorsed by, Folkcraft Instruments, ( http://Folkcraft.com ) V-Picks ( http://V-Picks.com ) and General Case ( http://GeneralCase.com ). Please help support Dulcimerica by becoming a patron on Patreon!




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