Well, I have managed to open my mouth once more and gotten myself involved in the December 9th Christmas in Mt. Healthy 2017 project. This free event includes multiple venues in Mt. Healthy’s historic business district, (all within an easy… Continue reading
Howdy! Join Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass this Saturday, Nov 11 at the Fairborn Eagles Hall, 509 Sports St in Fairborn, OH. Good food and adult beverages available on site.
Also, mark your calendar for Nov 25, 2017 (the Saturday after… Continue reading
Just a quick reminder about a couple of upcoming showdates with Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass.
This Friday, Nov 3, we’re picking at JC’s Cornbread Palace, 1719 S. University Blvd in… Continue reading
Lesson 3 – Define whole steps and half steps
You might ask why should I concern myself with music theory in general and scales in particular? My personal reason for caring about theory is that a small bit of knowledge… Continue reading
It’s the middle of the week and I KNOW you’re ready for a change of pace! Join us this evening for Weekly Wednesday Bluegrass Night at Pit to Plate BBQ, 8021 Hamilton Ave. in Mt. Healthy, OH 45231. Enjoy… Continue reading
NAMING the WHITE KEYS on the PIANO
Although your interest is probably NOT in piano music, I am going to use the piano keyboard for this lesson in Seat-of-the-Pants Music Theory because the musical patterns I want to discuss are… Continue reading
I had never heard of bluegrass music until 1974 when my brother Andy took me to Kings Row, a neighborhood bar featuring nightly performances by ‘The Appalachian Grass’. Andy was taking banjo lessons at the time and wanted me to… Continue reading