Friday, August 10, 2018

Episode 402 - "Intermediate: Repertoire"

 


The next segment from The Evart Sessions features cross-picking warm ups and a study of “My Heart Will Go On” from “Titanic.” All 18 hours of special mountain dulcimer workshops for beginner, intermediate and advanced players are available on Patreon. http://www.Patreon.com/BingFutch

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Friday, August 03, 2018

Episode 401 - "Beginner: Technical"

 


In a special sequence of episodes, Bing Futch shares a segment of The Evart Sessions, 18 hours of special mountain dulcimer workshops for beginner, intermediate and advanced players. This very beginning segment features basics for new players. All 18 hours, plus resource materials, are available on Patreon. http://www.Patreon.com/BingFutch

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Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Episode 400 - "Forever At Evart"

 


Our 400th episode! From the ODPC Funfest in Evart, Michigan comes a celebration of the world's largest dulcimer festival, chock full of music from The Squirrel's Nest, Sam Rizzetta, Maddie MacNeil and Bing's full set from the Friday night concert featuring The Kaiser Family, The Mom Family, Jason Yannity, Sarah Morgan and Micaela Jane Piui as The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl. A special 30 minute episode - thanks to all of you for watching!

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Episode 399 - "John Stinson's #1"

 


Answering the long-asked question “whatever happened to ‘John Stinson’s #1?’, Bing unearths the legendary tune and teaches it on mountain dulcimer tuned to DAD. Recorded at Common Ground On The Hill in Westminster, Maryland.

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Episode 398 - "The Music Of The Flight"

 


Bing workshops a new arrangement on mountain dulcimer for “The Music of the Night” from “Phantom of the Opera.” Shot on campus at McDaniel College during Common Ground On The Hill, the episode features a song demonstration, chord and melody walk-through, some arranging tips and a whole lotta airplanes.

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Saturday, July 07, 2018

Episode 397 - "KMW Moments"

 


A buffet of sights and sounds from the 2018 Kentucky Music Week featuring a quick tip from Dan Evans, a fabulous rendition of “Coleman’s March”, Bing’s “Dulcimers of the Caribbean” class, a fun jam, some instructors answering the question “What’s A Mountain Dulcimer?” and lots of eye-candy and performer cameos.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Episode 396 - "Battle Ground"

 


From the 2018 Indiana Fiddlers Gathering in Battle Ground, Indiana, Bing explores the site of the Battle of Tippecanoe and takes in the sights and sounds of the festival before performing “Tecumseh’s Homecoming”, a new song written at the festival, on mountain dulcimer and Native American flute.

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