Friday, July 30, 2021

Episode 555 - "An Introduction To Chord Progressions"

 


Bing kicks off a multi-part series of episodes on chord progressions with an introduction to the theory behind key signatures, scales and chord-building. Also, some variations on the I-IV-V progression are demonstrated on mountain dulcimer. Download the "12 Major Keys" PDF at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/54295043

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Episode 554 - "I'll Fly Away"

 


The Stark Sessions wrap for a while with a build-up and play-through of the old gospel classic, “I'll Fly Away” in DAD tuning on the mountain dulcimer.

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Friday, July 16, 2021

Episode 553 - "Old Yeller"

 


The Stark Sessions continue with a quick look at playing the theme song from the Walt Disney picture, “Old Yeller.”

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Friday, July 09, 2021

Episode 552 - "Don't Stop Believin'"

 


Bing travels back to his rock 'n' roll high school days as he works out a new arrangement of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" on the mountain dulcimer. Two new pieces of gear are on the pedalboard; an Electro-Harmonix Freeze pedal and a Boss RC-5 Loop Station.

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Friday, July 02, 2021

Episode 551 - "Home on the Range"

 


Bing brings a baritone mountain dulcimer into The Stark Sessions tuned AEA and performs a simple breakdown of “Home on the Range.” Tablature available during the ongoing Patreon Open House at: www.Patreon.com/BingFutch

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Friday, June 25, 2021

Episode 550 - "Rocky Top"

 


The Stark Sessions continue with a few passes through the old classic, "Rocky Top" on mountain dulcimer in DAD tuning. You can download the tablature during the ongoing Patreon Open House by visiting: https://www.patreon.com/posts/52912756/

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Friday, June 18, 2021

Episode 549 - "Annie's Song"

 


Another Stark Series episode featuring “Annie's Song” by John Denver on mountain dulcimer tuned DAD. Tablature available during the ongoing Patreon Open House at: www.Patreon.com/BingFutch

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