Someone once told me that I couldn’t play blues on the dulcimer. “The dulcimer is too pretty for the blues.” I disagree. If you can have the blues, you can play the blues on whatever you want! Look at these introductions to playing blues on hammered and mountain dulcimer and dulci-bro. Mountain Dulcimer Hammered Dulcimer Dulci-Bro […]
Chromatic Mountain Dulcimer–The Dark Side?
The debate rages between: “traditionalists” who argue for a standard diatonic dulcimer (“I don’t want no extra frets bygummit!”); “neo-traditionalists” who argue for a modified diatonic dulcimer with a 6+ fret (“well it is pretty standard these days”); “practical-neo-traditionalists” who are supporters of multi-modified diatonic dulcimer with 6+ AND 1+ frets; (“but I NEED that […]