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The Warbler

climber
the edge of America
Sep 20, 2010 - 09:18pm PT
Never been to Strawberry, Chief, that started up after I left those parts.

I hear it's a great time.

I'm always up for some jamming (if you got rhythm), but it's been quite a spell since I was able to spend time in the Valley.

Custom, redwood top birdseye maple sides and back, and the '69 D18
Custom, redwood top birdseye maple sides and back, and the '69 D18
Credit: The Warbler



Delhi Dog

climber
Good Question...
Sep 21, 2010 - 05:16am PT
^^ sweet looking guitars!

"Crowley plays mandolin but he never brings it, the big pussy."

He can sing pretty well too...but he is a pussy.

Crowley dust that bad-boy off, throw on some new strings and go holler in the pines for me.
If you don't, by the time you do decide to play you'll be way behind my ability on the mandolin...

Any In the Pines will be good TT.
Look for me in the flames...

Cheers and have a fantastic time everyone...boo hoo:-(

DD
Chief

climber
The NW edge of The Hudson Bay
Sep 21, 2010 - 06:03am PT
Warbler,

Nice guitars!
I'll give you the heads next time I'm headed for CA.
Could be this winter for a few weeks.

PB
Thorgon

Big Wall climber
Sedro Woolley, WA
Sep 21, 2010 - 05:52pm PT
A climbing friend of mine Carrie Bean plays the Stand-Up Bass in New South Fork Bluegrass... I have no such talent, so I aid climb and listen to Bluegrass on the Wall Blaster!


Thor
Chief

climber
The NW edge of The Hudson Bay
Sep 21, 2010 - 09:33pm PT
These guys play bluegrass!
Move over Rover and let Tony take over!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhI-4Agmax4
The Warbler

climber
the edge of America
Sep 21, 2010 - 10:05pm PT
Those two sound really great together - the custom's got a real broad range, good volume and sustain, and the Martin's got a real bright and crispy sound.

I'd love to put some new strings on 'em and listen to some good players on them two.
mooser

Trad climber
seattle
Nov 18, 2010 - 08:01pm PT
Since my brother died (he played really good bluegrass guitar), I've found it kind of hard to connect with others musically in quite the same way. I'm trying, though.

The other day, a friend of mine who plays the "button box" came over to my place, and we jammed for a while (me on guitar and mando). We had a good time, even though it was Irish Trad music, not bluegrass. But dang, if my little Mac laptop with its Garage Band (and my Yeti mic) doesn't make for some serious one-man-bandage fun!

Button box guy and I laid down just a spontaneous track of Loch Lavan Castle (a British Isles fiddle tune), and it sounded kind of cool. I went back a few days later and added guitar. That made it sound way better. Then I added 5-string and bass tonight. Pretty much just the first take on each, but it almost felt like being at a jam (only I was jamming with myself).

Any of you musicians regularly record your own multiple tracks?

I think it'd be cool if we brought as many instruments as we could to one of the area shindigs.

My band (minus Button Box Guy):
Credit: mooser
Walleye

climber
The Hot Kiss on the end of a Wet Fist
Nov 18, 2010 - 08:39pm PT
This guy used to sing and play bluegrass...
This guy used to sing and play bluegrass...
Credit: Walleye
Chief

climber
The NW edge of The Hudson Bay
Nov 18, 2010 - 09:59pm PT
I'm not sure how bluegrass or any music for that matter can get any better than this. One of my all time favourites.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFjX4MDDhI0
mooser

Trad climber
seattle
Nov 19, 2010 - 05:20am PT
Chief--that was beautiful, and a gathering of some of the current best!

Walleye--who is that crew?
Chief

climber
The NW edge of The Hudson Bay
Nov 19, 2010 - 06:26am PT
mooser

That's the Tony Rice Unit
Left to right
Ricky Simpkins on fiddle
Jimmy Gudreau on mandolin
Ronnie Simpkins on bass
Tony Rice lead and rhythm guitar
Wyatt Rice (aka. The Count) rhythm and lead guitar

Check out Unit of Measure for a detailed sampling of acoustic bliss.
TMO

Trad climber
Puyallup, WA
Nov 19, 2010 - 07:12am PT
Here is Piney Perkins my 1918 Gibson Mandolin. It loves bluegrass and I do too, I must confess that I'm not a fast enough picker to git 'er done.
1918 "The Gibson"
1918 "The Gibson"
Credit: TMO
mooser

Trad climber
seattle
Nov 19, 2010 - 05:28pm PT
Thanks, Chief.
Willoughby

Social climber
Truckee, CA
Dec 27, 2010 - 11:44am PT
Hey Sports fans,
If anybody is planning on being in S. Lake Tahoe over MLK weekend, drop on by the Fallen Angel on the 15th. One of my bands (BISON) is opening for the Infamous Stringdusters. $10 advance/$15 day of.

WAIT!!! Only $10 to see the Grammy-nominated Infamous Stringdusters ?!?!?!?!?!!!

That's right - $10.

"Who are the Infamous Stringdusters," you ask. Well, I've posted this link before, on this very thread, but it bears repeating:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEghQY3M_8Y


Here's a Facebook link for the Event, so you can invite all your "friends:" http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=140630169324878
Willoughby

Social climber
Truckee, CA
Dec 27, 2010 - 01:29pm PT
Here's a little snippet from the Stringdusters' acoustic encores at last summer's BrewGrass fest in Reno:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R36NabNk52Y
Jeremy

Social climber
Albuquerque, NM
Dec 27, 2010 - 03:42pm PT
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Cosmiccragsman

Trad climber
AKA Dwain, from Apple Valley, California
Dec 27, 2010 - 03:59pm PT
""Crowley plays mandolin but he never brings it, the big pussy."









I'll bet Crowley likes Seals and Crofts then.
Dash Crofts sure can play a mean Mandolin.
My favorite album was "Year of Sunday"
Willoughby

Social climber
Truckee, CA
Dec 27, 2010 - 05:41pm PT
Thanks for the bump, Jeremy!
SteveW

Trad climber
The state of confusion
Dec 27, 2010 - 06:48pm PT

Walleye
You're so right, he used to sing too. . .
I got to see Rice and Norman Blake together years ago. . .
when he could still sing. What a duo!
The Warbler

climber
the edge of America
Dec 27, 2010 - 07:06pm PT
This ol' boy plays bluegrass -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YS9oRdOfGDI&feature=related

Looks easy, don't it?
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