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  Topic: Portland Steel Jam Nov 3rd at Jubitz
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 25
Views: 1902

PostForum Section: Event Announcements   Posted: 8 Sep 2019 3:52 pm   Subject: Portland Steel Jam Nov 3rd at Jubitz
Oh man - I missed the last couple, and it looks like I can make this one!

When I describe it to people, they always look at me like I’m crazy, but to be in room full of people whose eyes don’t ...
  Topic: baroque on the steel
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 9
Views: 910

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 30 Aug 2019 9:45 am   Subject: baroque on the steel
Doug (known as Earnest Bovine here) is the hands down master of solo steel playing Bach... absolutely mind blowing to me
  Topic: Some Latin Jazz live
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 4
Views: 264

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 12 Aug 2019 9:09 pm   Subject: Some Latin Jazz live
Excellent - great playing by you, Mike, and a wonderful band! Thanks for putting this up
  Topic: Dreamsville
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 2
Views: 230

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 11 Aug 2019 5:17 am   Subject: Dreamsville
Thanks, Charlie!

It’s such a pretty tune it plays itself without much input from me.. I like that
  Topic: Dreamsville
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 2
Views: 230

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 10 Aug 2019 2:06 pm   Subject: Dreamsville
A pretty Henry Mancini tune, Dreamsville.

Light and simple, with a light H9 effect called Shimmer

https://youtu.be/8XMRjArGoQo
  Topic: Feel Like Making Love
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 6
Views: 452

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 9 Aug 2019 4:44 pm   Subject: Feel Like Making Love
Thanks, Steve!!! I think that in small doses some extra effects sound great on steel guitar - it makes you play a little different, and in the setting I’m playing on Sunday, just bass, drums, and st ...
  Topic: Feel Like Making Love
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 6
Views: 452

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 8 Aug 2019 8:20 am   Subject: Feel Like Making Love
Thanks, Slim - I really appreciate you taking the time to listen and comment!

I’m really lucky that the 12 string Bb6 tuning fits my thinking so well - I don’t have to work very hard to get th ...
  Topic: Feel Like Making Love
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 6
Views: 452

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 8 Aug 2019 7:19 am   Subject: Feel Like Making Love
Thanks, Doug! We might do this in January - I like it
  Topic: Feel Like Making Love
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 6
Views: 452

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 7 Aug 2019 1:21 pm   Subject: Feel Like Making Love
I’m getting ready for a trio concert (steel, bass, and drums), so I’ve been making some practice videos. This is Feel Like Making Love, with an Eventide H9 phase shifter, just to help change the s ...
  Topic: Steve "Catt" Cattermole on C6!
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 20
Views: 1353

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 27 Jul 2019 8:22 pm   Subject: Steve "Catt" Cattermole on C6!
Steve is a terrific player - I was glad to catch him last year, and hopefully again this coming year!

As far as the band, there’s a reason I beg these very guys to accompany me during my weird li ...
  Topic: My Approach To Learning Pedal Steel
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 29
Views: 2673

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 6 Jul 2019 12:40 pm   Subject: My Approach To Learning Pedal Steel
Slim

I finally got a chance to listen - all the instruments sound great, great playing all around!

I think your approach to learning is a very workable one, the closest I get to it is when recor ...
  Topic: Best or Most Popular Neodymium Speakers?
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 11
Views: 1029

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 18 Jun 2019 11:50 am   Subject: Best or Most Popular Neodymium Speakers?
I love the Telonics 15”
  Topic: Big Hits on Big Steel
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 37
Views: 3096

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 7 Jun 2019 8:43 am   Subject: Big Hits on Big Steel
Thank you, Paul - really good to put this in context!

I feel the same about Reece - he was my teacher, mentor, and friend, so I’m definitely prejudiced, but I’ve been playing jazz guitar a looo ...
  Topic: Big Hits on Big Steel
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 37
Views: 3096

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 6 Jun 2019 6:48 am   Subject: Big Hits on Big Steel
I’m with you on that, Johnny - both of them have the sound of people playing out on the edge the limb of a tree, sometimes even falling off... I like the edginess, even when it isn’t perfect, beca ...
  Topic: Big Hits on Big Steel
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 37
Views: 3096

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Jun 2019 6:55 am   Subject: Big Hits on Big Steel
Doug

Your comments are, if slightly hyperbolic, totally understandable, both in terms of Chalker and Julian Tharpe. Live Chalker has an even wider swing from the sublime to the wtf?

However, I ...
  Topic: Big Hits on Big Steel
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 37
Views: 3096

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Jun 2019 12:20 pm   Subject: Big Hits on Big Steel
Thank you guys!

I was pretty sure of that but it’s great to have it confirmed by someone who knows.

The thread about the C6 neck made me think about it - when he plays the Race is On, for exam ...
  Topic: Big Hits on Big Steel
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 37
Views: 3096

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 3 Jun 2019 9:08 am   Subject: Big Hits on Big Steel
I did a search and couldn’t find the answer to this, although I think I know..

On Big Hits on Big Steel, is it 100% C6? I believe it is, but I’d be interested to know for sure...

Johnny Cox? ...
  Topic: Telonics TC500c Auxiliary Input
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 6
Views: 694

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 2 Jun 2019 8:09 am   Subject: Telonics TC500c Auxiliary Input
According to the manual you can use it as an input from a guitar processor (pod or similar) to be able to use guitar and steel at the same time. I would ask Dave Beatty to be sure, but it’s not desi ...
  Topic: 3 piece band ??
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 77
Views: 5776

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 1 Jun 2019 8:41 am   Subject: 3 piece band ??
90% of the time I play without another chordal instrument, but usually play with a Quartet, fretless bass,, drums, steel, and trombone

I refer to it as “3 slidey things and one bangy thing”.. ...
  Topic: My favorite steel player of all time
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 11
Views: 1283

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 16 May 2019 6:48 pm   Subject: My favorite steel player of all time
Jerry -

The thought that maybe Reece would be proud of my efforts is probably the highest compliment I could imagine...

Thank you for your kind words of support

I will keep trying - it’s s ...
  Topic: My favorite steel player of all time
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 11
Views: 1283

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 15 May 2019 6:55 pm   Subject: My favorite steel player of all time
There’s a lot here, but some of the main things are:

Maurice fully and completely understood steel guitar, whatever tuning. You could almost never tell whether he was playing E9/B6 or Bb6 or what ...
  Topic: “Color”
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 33
Views: 2408

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 15 May 2019 8:16 am   Subject: “Color”
Tim -

Don’t feel silly - that is a great point! I haven’t taught much steel, but that’s really something to look at!
  Topic: My favorite steel player of all time
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 11
Views: 1283

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 15 May 2019 7:29 am   Subject: My favorite steel player of all time
David -

I’ve been teaching my whole life, and I can say with 100% accuracy that Maurice was one of the finest teachers in the universe.. I should say “is”, because I still learn from him eve ...
  Topic: My favorite steel player of all time
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 11
Views: 1283

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 13 May 2019 8:35 pm   Subject: My favorite steel player of all time
I apologize if this has already been posted...

Maurice Anderson, who I was lucky enough to study with and become friends with - absolutely mind blowing that he’s playing non pedal and getting tho ...
  Topic: Jazz/Rock Lap Steel
Christopher Woitach

Replies: 14
Views: 992

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 13 May 2019 6:39 pm   Subject: Jazz/Rock Lap Steel
You can probably guess my reply - of course continue!

As far as how steel can fit - particularly in the example of Sco, his record with Frisell, Grace Under Pressure, would be totally playable on ...
 
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