Friday, December 07, 2018

Episode 419 - "I Am A Poor Wayfaring Stranger"

 


Bing teaches the tune “I Am A Poor Wayfaring Stranger” and uses the piece to teach simple harmonization and rhythmic support. Download the tablature for this arrangement, and more, on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/mountain-i-am-23145505

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Episode 418 - "Farewell, Black Mountain"

 


The final episode from the 2018 Black Mountain Music Festival in Black Mountain, North Carolina features old-time music from Ken Kolodner, Rick Thum, Stephen Seifert and Jim Miller, a rendition of Dean Martin’s “Marshmallow World” by Sissy Dinkle, Dan Landrum and Guy & Sharrie George, and a high-flying goodbye for the week.

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Friday, November 23, 2018

Episode 417 - "Traditions Old and New"

 


Coming from the 2018 Black Mountain Music Festival in Black Mountain, North Carolina, this episode catches some sights and sounds around the festival. The title refers to NC’s own Don Pedi, playing old-time with some of his students and a fab trio of Stephen Seifert, Sissy Dinkle and Lydia Brittan performing a late 40’s era torch song.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Episode 416 - "The Essence of Steve"

 


Another look at the 2018 Black Mountain Music Festival in Black Mountain, North Carolina featuring the inimitable Stephen Seifert in action.

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Friday, November 09, 2018

Episode 415 - "The O'Rourke Variations"

 


From the 2018 Black Mountain Music Festival, Aaron O’Rourke, at his wryly laconic best, wringing more mileage out of “Bile Dem Cabbage Down” than anyone before him.

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Friday, November 02, 2018

Episode 414 - "Legends of the Mountain"

 


The first in a series of videos from the 2018 Black Mountain Music Festival in Black Mountain, North Carolina. In this episode, Bing introduces the new Folkcraft Instruments NT-11 electric mountain dulcimer and performs “The Ballad of John Henry” in the Thursday night concert.

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Episode 413 - "This Next Chapter"

 


Bing performs a new tune inside of, and inspired by his travels with, Imua, his Fleetwood Tioga Ranger 25G motorhome. “This Next Chapter” is a bittersweet groove that recognizes the ever-changing landscape outside our highway windows.

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