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byPublished on 07-12-2011 05:00 PM Number of Views: 4387
Born in California to an American father and a French mother, Martina Weymouth was frequently relocated to different parts of the world during her childhood as a result of her father's duties in the Navy.
Her life as a musician was launched at the age of twelve when she became a member of a medieval-themed touring handbell ensemble, with whom she performed at churches, schools and - on one occasion - at the New York World's Fair.
At the age of fourteen she taught herself to play folk music on the acoustic guitar, but this direction was abandoned later in her high school years, and more than a decade would pass before playing music once again became a major part of her life.
In the early 1970s Weymouth enrolled in the ...
byPublished on 07-07-2011 05:30 AM Number of Views: 555
Lucky for me, when I was a kid, my family enthusiastically loved and enjoyed all kinds of music. Every week, I used to watch Lawrence Welk with my grandparents and quickly developed a love for tuneage from different eras. When we’d go for a drive in my grandfather’s ’57 Ford - which didn’t have a car radio - someone would always remember to pack along a portable so we could sing along.
When my uncle first got his Mercury Montego, we got to hear a car radio for the first time, and Yellow Submarine was ...
byPublished on 07-02-2011 04:20 PM Number of Views: 416
Every couple of months - for the benefit of our new members and visitors - we re-post this incredibly helpful guide from our good friend Dave Molter from musicgearreview.com.
Bass Guitar Buying Guide
Our goal in designing this guide for those considering a new bass guitar was to provide enough information to be of value to both the beginning and intermediate ...
byPublished on 06-30-2011 05:20 PM Number of Views: 313
Veillette Minotaur Piccolo Bass
Typically, a piccolo bass is tuned one octave higher than a standard bass, though tuning options can change with the user.
The Minotaur's small size, light weight, and classy, understated appearance conceal a sound that is ...
byPublished on 06-30-2011 08:00 AM Number of Views: 741
Domenico Carlo Maria Dragonetti (April 7, 1763 – April 16, 1846) was an Italian double bass virtuoso and composer. He stayed for thirty years in his hometown of Venice, Italy and worked at the Opera Buffa, at the Chapel of San Marco and at the Grand Opera in Vicenza.
byPublished on 06-23-2011 08:45 AM Number of Views: 655
I've always liked the clean look of this hand crafted A4 bass, by Canada's Godin guitars. They come in four or five string versions, and as fretted or fretless.
Let's have a look at the four string fretless.
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