Friday, August 16, 2019

Episode 455 - “3-Day Beginner Sessions”

 


Part 1 from the 3-Day Mountain Dulcimer Intensive taught by Bing on July 15th, 16th and 17th, 2019. During highlights from the beginner sessions, he shares how to memorize the fretboard using scales and also imparts some rhythm hacks. Download resources for this episode at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/29038998

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Friday, August 09, 2019

Episode 454 - "2019 ODPC Funfest: Pt. 3

 


Part three from the 2019 ODPC Funfest in Evart, Michigan features a group mountain dulcimer performance as well as Bing's entire Friday night set, complete with technical difficulties and captions explaining what's going on. A good example of how to “power through” a set when the unexpected arises!

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Friday, August 02, 2019

Episode 453 - "2019 ODPC Funfest: Pt. 2"

 


Second in a series from the 2019 ODPC Funfest in Evart, Michigan features lots of music and instruction including an extended piece from Bing's 3-Day Intensive just before the funfest. Download the resource material via Bing's Patreon Open House here: Resources for episode 453"

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

Episode 452 - "2019 ODPC Funfest: Pt. 1"

 


First in a series from Evart, Michigan includes an extended clip for beginning mountain dulcimer players, and others, on working with a metronome for a more consistent strum. You can download the worksheet for this episode during Bing's Patreon Open House here: "https://www.patreon.com/posts/dulcimerica-452-28644200"

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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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