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  Topic: Problem with Jeff Newman's "Just Play The Melody'
Harry Dove

Replies: 29
Views: 833

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 23 May 2019 1:10 pm   Subject: Problem with Jeff Newman's "Just Play The Melody'
Greg we use a Bb in the C scale all the time. A dominate seventh chord consists of root, third, fifth and a flatted seventh. In a C7 chord the flatted 7th is Bb. If you do not flatten the B you hav ...
  Topic: Band In A Box for Gigs?
Harry Dove

Replies: 6
Views: 403

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 22 May 2019 7:00 pm   Subject: Band In A Box for Gigs?
Listening to that makes me feel like I need to spend more time learning to use the solos with BIAB.
  Topic: Problem with Jeff Newman's "Just Play The Melody'
Harry Dove

Replies: 29
Views: 833

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 22 May 2019 5:54 pm   Subject: Problem with Jeff Newman's "Just Play The Melody'
Based on what you posted, on the sixth fret strings 5 and 3 would be D and F. That would be a Dm interval, the second note on the C scale. When he uses the A pedal on fret 6 the F is raised to G, so ...
  Topic: sheet music for 6 string lap steel
Harry Dove

Replies: 2
Views: 93

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 12 May 2019 4:45 pm   Subject: sheet music for 6 string lap steel
What tuning do you use? If you are planning on going to pedal steel I would suggest using the E7 tuning as it is closely related to the E9 tuning on pedal steel. You can get a ton of books with tab ...
  Topic: Lloyd Green's Copedent
Harry Dove

Replies: 8
Views: 1195

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 4 May 2019 6:54 pm   Subject: Lloyd Green's Copedent
# note LKL Ped1 Ped2 Ped3 LKR RKL RKR
1 F# __+G________________________________________
2 D# ________________________________-D/C#_______
3 G# _____________+A_______________________ ...
  Topic: Any teachers in central/mid Michigan?
Harry Dove

Replies: 3
Views: 198

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 20 Apr 2019 6:31 pm   Subject: Any teachers in central/mid Michigan?
Hard enough to find a Pedal Steel player in Mid-Michigan.
  Topic: *SOLVED* Sheryl Crow Live - Who is the player
Harry Dove

Replies: 14
Views: 1425

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 20 Apr 2019 6:20 pm   Subject: *SOLVED* Sheryl Crow Live - Who is the player
So if you cut through the crap (pun intended) she is saying that country music fans are the cleanest people on the planet. I can live with that.
  Topic: What Style Packs to have
Harry Dove

Replies: 1
Views: 487

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 4 Apr 2019 6:12 pm   Subject: What Style Packs to have
You're probably not going to get a specific answer since it is mostly about what kind of music you want to play. Since I play a wide range, I always figure the more the better. They usually offer a ...
  Topic: How to do repeats
Harry Dove

Replies: 5
Views: 277

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 31 Mar 2019 5:38 pm   Subject: How to do repeats
Good to know that I hadn't missed anything by not being able to make it work either.
  Topic: How to do repeats
Harry Dove

Replies: 5
Views: 277

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 26 Mar 2019 5:50 pm   Subject: How to do repeats
You might want to go to the PG Music forum and ask that question. In my experience if you try to make a repeat of just the chorus, BIAB will copy and insert the bars of the chorus after the first ch ...
  Topic: Electricity in New Zealand?
Harry Dove

Replies: 14
Views: 603

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 25 Mar 2019 6:02 pm   Subject: Electricity in New Zealand?
This is a bit off the subject of power in New Zealand. My wife has me making cabinets for her kitchen, washroom, and utility room. I was surprised to find that all of the clear pine from my local lu ...
  Topic: Favorite Steel "fill/feel" Album of All Time ?
Harry Dove

Replies: 28
Views: 2781

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 24 Mar 2019 4:37 pm   Subject: Favorite Steel "fill/feel" Album of All Time ?
Ken, is this the one you are referring to?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkU_c7N8dho
  Topic: Russ Pahl - why Eb?
Harry Dove

Replies: 25
Views: 2400

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 18 Mar 2019 5:12 pm   Subject: Russ Pahl - why Eb?
Here is the formula for determining string tension. The formula indicates that scale length is one of the variables in determining string tension.

To calculate the Tension of a string in pounds, u ...
  Topic: BIAB and MuseScore
Harry Dove

Replies: 0
Views: 189

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 13 Mar 2019 5:51 pm   Subject: BIAB and MuseScore
I don't know if any of you use MuseScore. It is a free music notation program. I use it all the time to create lead sheets with the melody line and chords. It is a great program and absolutely free ...
  Topic: Real Band
Harry Dove

Replies: 8
Views: 363

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 13 Mar 2019 7:52 am   Subject: Real Band
Ok thanks.

This is the response I got from PG Music regarding BIAB files:

From a audio (i.e. Realtrack) perspective, BIAB comes in two sound qualities. What quality you have depends entirely on ...
  Topic: Minimalist Steel Guitar Players
Harry Dove

Replies: 22
Views: 2107

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 12 Mar 2019 6:22 pm   Subject: Minimalist Steel Guitar Players
The first guy I thought of was Pete Drake. I know he did a lot of the studio work for Porter Wagoner.
  Topic: Real Band
Harry Dove

Replies: 8
Views: 363

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 12 Mar 2019 6:07 pm   Subject: Real Band
It sounds like Real Band generates some pretty good fills. So far I have been creating all my backing tracks on BIAB, but I want to expand a bit.

I'm not sure I understand what you mean by the tra ...
  Topic: Making wide Sho~Bud pedals narrower?
Harry Dove

Replies: 13
Views: 917

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Mar 2019 5:45 pm   Subject: Making wide Sho~Bud pedals narrower?
Are they interchangeable? I was always told the bracket they are mounted on is different, depending on the pedal width.
  Topic: Fell off the roof
Harry Dove

Replies: 18
Views: 1263

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 11 Mar 2019 5:40 pm   Subject: Fell off the roof
I used to work with a guy that called in sick to work, so he could work on his roof. Then he fell off the roof and messed him self up good. So his wife had to call in again that day to tell them he w ...
  Topic: Real Band
Harry Dove

Replies: 8
Views: 363

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 11 Mar 2019 5:23 pm   Subject: Real Band
Thanks for the info. It sounds like it might be worth the time to become more familiar with it.
  Topic: Real Band
Harry Dove

Replies: 8
Views: 363

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 11 Mar 2019 10:00 am   Subject: Real Band
They include it with BIAB and you can swap tracks but they are different programs and run differently. I watched a couple of clips from YouTube and it appears that you can have much more control over ...
  Topic: Real Band
Harry Dove

Replies: 8
Views: 363

PostForum Section: Band-in-a-Box   Posted: 10 Mar 2019 5:46 pm   Subject: Real Band
I've been thinking of trying out Real Band. Has anybody here spent much time with it? If so, does it have advantages over BIAB, or would my time be better spent on something else?
  Topic: Do You ever Play gigs with backing TRAX?
Harry Dove

Replies: 9
Views: 730

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 5 Mar 2019 5:43 pm   Subject: Do You ever Play gigs with backing TRAX?
The problem with playing your tracks from a laptop, iPad, cell phone, tablet, etc. is that they don't have a good enough sound card. If you add an audio interface you can bypass the sound card and ha ...
  Topic: Detroit steel players
Harry Dove

Replies: 14
Views: 1043

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 4 Feb 2019 3:01 pm   Subject: Detroit steel players
The other thing that has really hurt the bar scene is that now you can probably get hooked up for just smelling a beer and driving.
  Topic: Anyone Know the Latest with Tribotone?
Harry Dove

Replies: 8
Views: 994

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 4 Feb 2019 2:54 pm   Subject: Anyone Know the Latest with Tribotone?
Thanks for the info guys. I've never tried one or even seen one for that matter.
 
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