Friday, July 19, 2019

Episode 451 - "2019 Indiana Dulcimer Festival"

 


An action-packed episode from the 2019 Indiana Dulcimer Festival at Folkcraft Instruments in Woodburn, Indiana with Bing Futch, Dave Haas, John and Karen Keane and 2018 National Mountain Dulcimer Champion Wendy Songe! Features Bing's new tune "Sad Blues."

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Episode 450 - "KMW 2019: Part Two"

 


More fun from the 2019 Kentucky Music Week featuring jamming, a Mardi Gras parade and Bing Futch performing some new music in the conclusion of a two-part episode!

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Friday, July 05, 2019

Episode 449 - "KMW 2019: Part One"

 


From the jams, to vending, to workshops and backstage collaborations and improvisations, here's the first part of a two-part look at Kentucky Music Week 2019!

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Episode 448 - "2 Bows & A Pick"

 


2 Bows & A Pick perform "Squirrel Heads and Gravy", "Promentory" and "Red-Headed Lover."

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Episode 447 - “Backpacker Walkabout”

 


By request! Bing takes his backpacker dulcimer off of the wall to show what it’s all about, offering up tips on playing melody as well as chords.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Episode 446 - "Duly Noted"

 


By request! Bing offers up a little history on playing with a noter, teaches the tune “Wildwood Flower” and demonstrates some helpful practices. Includes tips on playing on multiple strings as a lead-in to slide style playing.

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Friday, June 07, 2019

Episode 445 - "A-Chording We Will Go"

 


Wrapping up a trilogy of music theory-focused episodes, Bing reviews the keys of G major and A major. Also covered here, scale degrees, chords and harmony, using different voicings and what the heck a diminished chord sounds like.

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