Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Big Sciota rhythm tracks

Got the Big Sciota rhythm tracks done.

Big Sciota 180 bpm

I've also been thinking and making some notes about where I'm at & where I want to go. Thinking about the things it takes to win at flatpick contests, and the barriers that stand in the way of those things.

Edit 5/22/11--

The Chords:
A Part:
| G D | G   | G D | G   | G   | C  | D  | G  | (x2)
B Part
| G | D | D | C | C | Em | D | G | (x2)

Youtubes:


Me

Roy Curry

A sweet banjo arrangement by Luis Gomez

Further edit (6/26/11):

A tab, graciously transcribed by Alois Kleewein for an unknown benefactor, of the Youtube version I did above:  Big Sciota Tab

10 comments:

  1. These are awesome Dave. Thanks for sharing them!
    So far you've picked three of my favorite tunes too!

    Dale:)

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  2. oops! Sorry! Should have said FOUR of my favs. They'ree all winners and nicely done.

    Dale:)

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  3. Really dig your website Dave. Keep the content coming, no matter what kind. There are a lot of pickers (including myself) who are somewhere on the road to flatpicking competency. You make that road more awesome.

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  4. Hello Dave,

    Sorry if my english is not correct, but I'm writing from France. Your website is a kind of gold mine for me, and I'm so happy to have found it. So please, keep on, and many thanks to share.

    Olivier - Paris France

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  5. Thanks, Olivier. I'll keep doing this, and I'm always glad to hear that I'm not the only one benefiting.

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  6. John from Northern NJJanuary 3, 2014 at 7:07 PM

    Thanks for posting these tracks Dave. Very helpful as I'm learning to solo on mandolin.

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  7. right now I'm in Surakarta, Java so as you might imagine....not a lot of bluegrass players around :) it helps me so much to have these backing tracks when I'm practicing. really motivating and keeps me playing!

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  8. Glad to hear it. It helps me keep playing, too. I hope all is going well in Java.

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  9. This site is AMAZING--Thanks!

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  10. I can hear your baby on the 220 BPM track! That was a total head trip. It's late at night now and my wife is breast feeding our four month old upstairs. Normally I cannot hear them from my practice room. When I heard your baby make noise I just got totally bugged out thinking I was somehow hearing mine!

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