Friday, September 21, 2018

Episode 408 - "Nixon's Farewell"

 


Bing teaches the tune “Nixon’s Farewell” by Curt Bouterse. Tuning is DAD for mountain dulcimer. The song study covers flat-picking the melody, incorporating chords and using dynamics in working with both.

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Episode 407 - "That Texas Tune"

 


From the 47th Annual Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas, Bing teaches a crooked fiddle tune in the key of A called “Texas”. Tuning is DAD for the mountain dulcimer. Bing goes over the tune note-by-note, chord-by-chord, introducing special finger placement techniques and tips on supporting rhythm.

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Friday, September 07, 2018

Episode 406 - "Ein Prosit"

 


While on the way to the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas, Bing stops in Van Buren, Arkansas and teaches a quick, fun version of “Ein Prosit” in G major for mountain dulcimer in DAD tuning. A 1+ fret is required for this arrangement and tablature is available through Patreon: http://www.Patreon.com/BingFutch

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Episode 405 - "Interstate Memories"

 


Just a small assortment of memories from the 2018 Interstate Tour including a new tune written especially for this episode called “Interstate Memories.”

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Episode 404 - "Crooked Cat"

 


From the August Dulcimer Daze festival in West Dover, Vermont, Bing teaches “The Old Black Cat Couldn’t Catch A Rat”, a crooked tune in DGD tuning for mountain dulcimer. See the whole two-song workshop on Patreon! http://www.Patreon.com/BingFutch

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Episode 403 - "Advanced: Improvisation"

 


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 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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