Friday, December 06, 2019

Episode 471 - "That's What You Done To Me"

 


From the 2019 Suwannee Dulcimer Retreat on November 8th, Bing performs “That's What You Done To Me” from the album “Unresolved Blues.”

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Friday, November 29, 2019

Episode 470 - "Novice November: DAA Chords"

 


Closing out a five-episode run for novice/beginner players in DAA tuning, the conversation finally turns around to playing chords. Bing demonstrates chord shapes and theory to support them. Download resource material for this episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/31178937

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Episode 469 - "Novice November: Down In The Valley"

 


Using “Down In The Valley” as practice, the fourth episode of the novice/beginner track focuses on working in ¾ time and creating a background groove with selective strumming to preserve the melody. Download resource material for this episode here:https://www.patreon.com/posts/dulcimerica-469-31178810

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Episode 468 - "Novice November: Polly Wolly Doodle"

 


The third of five episodes for novice/beginner players in DAA (1-5-5) tuning uses the old folk tune “Polly Wolly Doodle” as an exercise for using an inward-outward strum for eighth notes. Bing also shows how to put a “swing” into a tune. Download the resource material from: https://www.patreon.com/posts/31167608

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Friday, November 08, 2019

Episode 467 - "Novice November: Slurs, Rests & Dots"

 


Continuing on with a month of episodes devoted to novice/beginner players and DAA tuning, Bing gets into more tablature and rhythm reading with slurs, rests and dotted notes. Download the resource materials from: https://www.patreon.com/posts/31149964

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Friday, November 01, 2019

Episode 466 - "Novice November: Reading Tab"

 


Kicking off an entire month of novice-beginner mountain dulcimer instruction, Bing opens things up in DAA (1-5-5) tuning and goes over how to read tablature. Note durations are demonstrated and there's even a few tunes! Download the resource material from: https://www.patreon.com/posts/31144925

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Episode 465 - "Reflections On The Road"

 


A selection of random moments, musical, natural and top-thrill, captured from Bing's 2019 summer and fall tours. Lots of familiar faces!

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