by Linda Ratcliff If you ever strum the wrong note, or strike the wrong string with your hammers … just tell them you were playing the jazz version. – Linda Ratcliff The Perfect Wrong Note My 16-year-old grandson plays the saxophone in his band at school, and he was telling me about trying out last […]
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…This quote from Judy Klinkhammer comes to mind: “What a curse it is, that the only thing you ever do is exactly what you choose to do.” – Judy Klinkhammer Judy was an amazing fixture in the community of Mountain View, Arkansas, bringing and treasuring the mountain dulcimer in this northeast corner of the Ozark […]
by Linda Ratcliff Practice will clean up the rust and put the shine back in your playing. – Linda Ratcliff Busted & Rusted Call me old-fashioned, but I love old things with a bit of rust on them. Sometimes we wander into antique stores, and I always gravitate to the instrument section. I wonder about […]
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The last thing you need to do is keep rehashing the criticism over and over in your mind….
Linda Thomas has provided us with a new lessons series for hammered dulcimer players featuring a tune by the blind Irish harper, Turlough O’Carolan, Squire Parsons. Linda’s introduction and demonstration video is above. Subscribe to DulcimerCrossing in order to have access to all (15) fifteen videos in this lesson set.