Friday, December 03, 2021

Episode 573 - "Blue Christmas"

 


In the first of a four-part series on sad Christmas songs, Bing works with a new arrangement of the tune, “Blue Christmas” on mountain dulcimer. Download tablature from Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/dulcimerica-573-59449362

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Friday, November 26, 2021

Episode 572 - “Blue Ridge Breakdown”

 


The final of four improvisational pieces recorded next to Wolfpit Branch in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Bing plays “Blue Ridge Breakdown” on the mountain dulcimer.

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Friday, November 19, 2021

Episode 571 - “Two Miles of Smiles”

 


Another improvisational piece on mountain dulcimer by Bing Futch, from “The Improv Files” EP from October 2021, available exclusively on Patreon. Recorded next to Wolfpit Branch in Black Mountain, North Carolina.

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Friday, November 12, 2021

Episode 570 - "My God, It's Full of Hearts"

 


Bing performs an improvisation called “My God, It's Full of Hearts” next to Wolfpit Branch in Black Mountain, NC. This is track two of four such tunes from “The Improv Files” recorded last month.

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Friday, November 05, 2021

Episode 569 - "By Wolfpit Branch"

 


Each month, Bing records a 4-song EP for an ongoing Patreon project called “The Improv Files” where he improvises four pieces starting with only a key signature. October's EP was recorded by Wolfpit Branch, a creek that runs through Blue Ridge Center in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Here, he composes/performs the first piece.

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Friday, October 29, 2021

Episode 568 - "Carol Anne's Theme"

 


Bing performs his arrangement of “Carol Anne's Theme” by Jerry Goldsmith from the motion picture Poltergeist. Download the free mountain dulcimer tablature at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/mountain-carol-31191336

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Friday, October 22, 2021

Episode 567 - “Improvisation in DGD Tuning”

 


Bing takes a wander on a mountain dulcimer tuned DGD.

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