January 22, 2011
Listen & Learn
For now, we have four key features of interest that we hope
will inspire you to listen more, to play more, and to encourage
others to join you in the circle.
- Tune Packages - These include notation, midi, and MP3
by NOTSBA member Ray Mathes. These are transcriptions as Ray
hears them of recordings from NOTSBA
jams. teaching sessions by advanced NOTSBA fiddlers,
or from listening to professional recordings.
- Tune of the Month - Also from Ray's transcriptions.
The purpose here is to present a tune that will be taught at
the First Monday Jam and, hopefully, that everybody might woodshed
on throughout the month.
- The Jukebox - An online
jukebox of recordings straight from NOTSBA jam sessions over
the years, arranged alphabetically. These recordings are raw
and put you right in the jam circle.
- Old-time Online Videos -
We are collecting and embedding favorite old-time videos string
band music from public sources on the Internet. We are pulling
the collection together here — with permission from sources like
YouTube, GoogleVideo, and FabChannel — to make it even easier
for our members to find great performances of old-time string