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  Topic: Old Fender Dual Pro Fixed up
Jim Pollard

Replies: 7
Views: 482

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Nov 2019 9:02 am   Subject: Old Fender Dual Pro Fixed up
Wow! This would be a dream setup for me. Sharp looking guitar!
  Topic: Cindy Cashdollar DVD Western Swing 1 & 2
Jim Pollard

Replies: 10
Views: 276

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 28 Oct 2019 5:47 am   Subject: Cindy Cashdollar DVD Western Swing 1 & 2
Have you bought anything from Homespun before? They are ALWAYS running specials and I keep my eye on them for things that are irresistible. Case in point they recently had a big percentage off the v ...
  Topic: My first recording on my Tascam DP-008EX
Jim Pollard

Replies: 0
Views: 184

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Oct 2019 4:49 pm   Subject: My first recording on my Tascam DP-008EX
And possibly my first posting of something I've played here? Tried to keep things simple. A Springsteen tune that was a surprise to me, couldn't resist.
https://soundcloud.com/jimpolld/moonlight-mo ...
  Topic: David Lindley Interview
Jim Pollard

Replies: 9
Views: 823

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Oct 2019 11:53 am   Subject: David Lindley Interview
Absolutely can't recommend Steve and his podcast highly enough. I've listened to every single episode (some a few times) and never fail to come away inspired. I've been meaning to thank you Steve, f ...
  Topic: Daniel Lanois interview/demo with Dweezil Zappa
Jim Pollard

Replies: 4
Views: 317

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 11 Sep 2019 5:36 am   Subject: Daniel Lanois interview/demo with Dweezil Zappa
I was wondering the same, if maybe he had some kind of mute lever built in there that you can't see from that vantage point.
  Topic: Bernalillo, NM trip next week
Jim Pollard

Replies: 6
Views: 468

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 28 Aug 2019 6:23 am   Subject: Bernalillo, NM trip next week
Whew! Well it's been a few weeks since NM and the dust is still settling on a bunch of family stuff since I've been back. Many, many thanks to George Piburn for the welcome to Albuquerque and the Ma ...
  Topic: Piano or Guitar? Two Questions
Jim Pollard

Replies: 38
Views: 1443

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 21 Aug 2019 6:25 am   Subject: Piano or Guitar? Two Questions
My route was trumpet, baritone, tuba, guitar, piano, dislocated finger on my fretting hand, lap steel, dobro, ... So I used to be able to read. Even sight read, started again with reading on piano, ...
  Topic: Lap Steel With Full Band, Live
Jim Pollard

Replies: 8
Views: 590

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Aug 2019 4:27 pm   Subject: Lap Steel With Full Band, Live
Really dug this. EXACTLY the kind of situation I'd like to find myself. Great find, great song!

Jim
  Topic: First Video post
Jim Pollard

Replies: 8
Views: 487

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Aug 2019 4:22 pm   Subject: First Video post
Well done!
  Topic: backing track
Jim Pollard

Replies: 2
Views: 461

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 13 Aug 2019 9:30 am   Subject: backing track
Search the forum for Texas Dancehall Classics and get the backing track volume II that has City Lights and several others as a bonus. That version is in G, but you could pitch it up or down Ardour or ...
  Topic: Bernalillo, NM trip next week
Jim Pollard

Replies: 6
Views: 468

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 Aug 2019 3:05 pm   Subject: Bernalillo, NM trip next week
George that's a generous offer and I may take you up on that. I'll check with my hosts and see what our schedule looks like. I've benefitted from your DVD's and generally from your advice on the for ...
  Topic: Bernalillo, NM trip next week
Jim Pollard

Replies: 6
Views: 468

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 Aug 2019 5:16 am   Subject: Bernalillo, NM trip next week
Any recommendations for nearby music venues to check out? I'll be out here from Sunday the 4th to Friday the 9th.

Jim
  Topic: Interesting newish country folky band
Jim Pollard

Replies: 4
Views: 478

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 29 Jul 2019 5:07 am   Subject: Interesting newish country folky band
Wow! I'm a fan. I'd heard of them, but not consciously HEARD them. Not quite an ugly cry morning, but quite a musical moment.
  Topic: Texas Dancehall Classics practice tracks
Jim Pollard

Replies: 194
Views: 81425

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 27 Jul 2019 5:14 pm   Subject: Got my CD's, Thanks! They sound great!
Have a question about your notation. My inexperience showing... I just hadn't seen this before. For instance Texas Dance Hall Girl, the pattern is shown as / / / 4 1/5 1 1. I imagine the 1/5 is eit ...
  Topic: Tonebar - Lift or slide to new position? AND lazy blocking?
Jim Pollard

Replies: 17
Views: 1153

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Jun 2019 10:45 am   Subject: Tonebar - Lift or slide to new position? AND lazy blocking?
@Andy. Fair enough! Nose blocking for the win.
  Topic: Tonebar - Lift or slide to new position? AND lazy blocking?
Jim Pollard

Replies: 17
Views: 1153

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Jun 2019 7:13 am   Subject: Tonebar - Lift or slide to new position? AND lazy blocking?
Erv I hear you re: moving. Special bar, well hey, I'm willing to try something. Especially that grooved bar looks really "handy". I'm also liking the idea of the coating taming the trebly ...
  Topic: Tonebar - Lift or slide to new position? AND lazy blocking?
Jim Pollard

Replies: 17
Views: 1153

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Jun 2019 6:44 am   Subject: Tonebar - Lift or slide to new position? AND lazy blocking?
Thanks Andy! Also many thanks to Bill Groner for pointing out that his polymer bars don't slip on him. It inspired me to find some other bar related posts and to indulge myself with a pair of Hillma ...
  Topic: Tonebar - Lift or slide to new position? AND lazy blocking?
Jim Pollard

Replies: 17
Views: 1153

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Jun 2019 5:36 am   Subject: Tonebar - Lift or slide to new position? AND lazy blocking?
Blocking first. I'm learning Sleepwalk and I notice that for the parts when I'm playing a single string or just two strings I've gotten into the habit of angling the bar so I'm only in contact with t ...
  Topic: New Guitar Day!
Jim Pollard

Replies: 1
Views: 558

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Jun 2019 8:17 am   Subject: New Guitar Day!
It's here it's here it's here! It feels like I've been waiting forever for my Melbert 8 string to be ready. Really it's only been about six weeks which is normal, but you know... perception. Speaki ...
  Topic: 1953 Fender Quad at Wimberley, TX Market Days flea market
Jim Pollard

Replies: 0
Views: 397

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 Jun 2019 9:43 am   Subject: 1953 Fender Quad at Wimberley, TX Market Days flea market
Sorry, should have taken some pictures. If interested contact Ian Lawler at lancaselaw@gmail.com. He was starting the price at 2k. Came with case.

Jim
  Topic: Pages of Paul - band featuring Mark Tomeo
Jim Pollard

Replies: 3
Views: 391

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Apr 2019 5:19 am   Subject: Pages of Paul - band featuring Mark Tomeo
I haven't heard all of them yet, but I had to stop and say I love the video and song "It's Alright". That guy is my hero!
  Topic: Lap steel DVD or streaming lesson recommendations
Jim Pollard

Replies: 7
Views: 547

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Apr 2019 10:55 am   Subject: Lap steel DVD or streaming lesson recommendations
Mike,
That's sort of the conclusion that I came to, though I did find steelguitarcamp which extends upon the C6 101 DVD that I've already done, and is available via streaming which is very nice. ...
  Topic: Looking to buy pedal steel in Austin TX
Jim Pollard

Replies: 7
Views: 536

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 15 Apr 2019 7:39 am   Subject: Looking to buy pedal steel in Austin TX
Depending on how fast you want to get one... I see them on Craigslist pretty regularly. Two Fenders are currently for sale.

https://austin.craigslist.org/msg/d/garland-fender-pedal-steel-guitar/68 ...
  Topic: Lap steel DVD or streaming lesson recommendations
Jim Pollard

Replies: 7
Views: 547

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 13 Apr 2019 2:01 pm   Subject: Lap steel DVD or streaming lesson recommendations
Thanks ya'll. I started off with a few of Troy's lessons and they were indeed useful!

Jim
  Topic: Lap steel DVD or streaming lesson recommendations
Jim Pollard

Replies: 7
Views: 547

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 13 Apr 2019 6:34 am   Subject: Lap steel DVD or streaming lesson recommendations
Have been playing C6 since last summer when I dislocated the ring finger on my underarm fretting hand. Since then I've fallen down the Steel without Pedals hole a bit and have acquired two Supro Lap ...
 
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