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  Topic: Soloing by Memory or Improvised
Marc Friedland

Replies: 17
Views: 2717

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 28 Nov 2017 8:40 am   Subject: Soloing by Memory or Improvised
I certainly have fun, totally improvising on a song with a "new" group. But in bands I play regularly with, I typically work up 2 different psg solos for each song that I solo in. And at the ...
  Topic: Steel Guitarist & SG World Magazines + E9 workshop
Marc Friedland

Replies: 3
Views: 3016

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 18 Jan 2016 10:12 pm   Subject: Steel Guitarist & SG World Magazines + E9 workshop
Pat - it looks like I got them sold. But if it doesn't happen, I'll let you know, in case you're still interested.
Thanks, Marc
  Topic: Steel Guitarist & SG World Magazines + E9 workshop
Marc Friedland

Replies: 3
Views: 3016

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 18 Jan 2016 9:02 pm   Subject: Steel Guitarist & SG World Magazines + E9 workshop
Hi Pat, thank for the reply. I haven't been able to locate the practice demo, and I never used it either. If I should come across it, I'll let you know... But that reminds me, I think I may have some ...
  Topic: Steel Guitarist & SG World Magazines + E9 workshop
Marc Friedland

Replies: 3
Views: 3016

PostForum Section: For Sale: Music, Lessons, etc.   Posted: 18 Jan 2016 12:22 pm   Subject: Steel Guitarist & SG World Magazines + E9 workshop
Steel Guitar Magazines / some with Protective Covers
Features: Articles by the Pros / Photos / Ads / Equipment Reviews, etc...
A wealth of timeless information!
$60 for the whole collection, $25 ...
  Topic: ISO: Carter S-10
Marc Friedland

Replies: 1
Views: 712

PostForum Section: Wanted To Buy   Posted: 1 Jan 2016 7:35 pm   Subject: ISO: Carter S-10
Hi Dave,
I'm planning on offering my Carter S10, 4 & 5, for sale right after the 1st of the year, so I guess, that means now. I still to need to take pictures of all the mechanical stuff on the ...
  Topic: Happy Holidays Everyone! (Music included)
Marc Friedland

Replies: 0
Views: 686

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 22 Dec 2015 7:00 am   Subject: Happy Holidays Everyone! (Music included)
Wishing everyone a Very Happy Holiday Season!
This 4 1/2 minute music video (compiled from a 2003 recording) is me playing all the instruments on the following:
Winter Wonderland (Very short intro ...
  Topic: Im In Denver!
Marc Friedland

Replies: 18
Views: 4727

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 6 Dec 2015 7:59 pm   Subject: Im In Denver!
Welcome Mickey!I love living in Fort Collins, having moved here from California about 7 years ago.
  Topic: What key is "Sweet Home Alabama" in?
Marc Friedland

Replies: 131
Views: 36264

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 17 Nov 2015 7:20 pm   Subject: What key is "Sweet Home Alabama" in?
Are we sure SHA is not 2 1 5 in the key of C?
For the fun of it, why don't we once again go over what key Seminole Wind is in... Em G D A. I remember reading "reasonable" arguments for almo ...
  Topic: Caption Needed Immediately!
Marc Friedland

Replies: 18
Views: 3560

PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 28 Oct 2015 8:32 pm   Subject: Caption Needed Immediately!
So I said to the Witch Doctor
I'd give my eye tooth to be a drummer...
  Topic: difference between your guitar and fish
Marc Friedland

Replies: 40
Views: 12342

PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 15 Aug 2015 7:23 pm   Subject: difference between your guitar and fish
b0b, I hope you have adequate insurance for this website, because some of these posts would fall in the category of "Act of Cod"
  Topic: Need Help finding chords
Marc Friedland

Replies: 15
Views: 3921

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 17 Jun 2015 7:30 pm   Subject: Need Help finding chords
Brian,
To play the chords you mentioned, while staying on the 5th fret:
Any string combination (grip) that you currently use for an "A" chord - by engaging the 1st pedal (the one that rais ...
  Topic: Quick chord question
Marc Friedland

Replies: 7
Views: 1907

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 4 May 2015 10:04 pm   Subject: Quick chord question
Richard I think it's more of a trick question than a quick question. Smile
It seems like you're still in the key of E, because you referred to the A as the 4 chord.
In that case, I think the simplest ...
  Topic: Independence
Marc Friedland

Replies: 25
Views: 6115

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Apr 2015 8:02 pm   Subject: Independence
I've been reminded by others before that never not everything relates to the sport of bowling, and perhaps I shouldn't always use analogies that involve bowling. I'm now going to ignore those well int ...
  Topic: Left hand index finger technique
Marc Friedland

Replies: 12
Views: 3833

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Apr 2015 6:04 pm   Subject: Left hand index finger technique
I recommend having a small bird, in this case, a gray cheek, on your left hand... I'm not sure if helps with pitch control, but the vibrato is interesting.
http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1403/ ...
  Topic: Left hand index finger technique
Marc Friedland

Replies: 12
Views: 3833

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 10 Apr 2015 6:01 pm   Subject: Left hand index finger technique
Looking at photos from live gigs, I now realize that sometimes there's a fair amount of finger slant, and sometimes pretty flat, or as shown in this case, somewhere in the middle.
http://bb.steelguit ...
  Topic: Songs using harmonized scales?
Marc Friedland

Replies: 11
Views: 2961

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 4 Apr 2015 7:41 pm   Subject: Songs using harmonized scales?
Hi John McClung!
Jon Alexander is right. Joy To The World is a good example of that. (No, not 3 Dog Night's version) Smile
  Topic: Here we go again (pitchy tone while playing with a band)
Marc Friedland

Replies: 16
Views: 4785

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 27 Mar 2015 5:40 pm   Subject: Here we go again (pitchy tone while playing with a band)
Michael,
I recommend experimenting with your tuning. Why not try tuning everything straight up to center 440, just like the guitar players you're playing with tune to? And record it too, and listen b ...
  Topic: Fast As You - Problem Solved
Marc Friedland

Replies: 77
Views: 17349

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 23 Mar 2015 8:57 pm   Subject: Fast As You - Problem Solved
Hi Richard
I'm confused - I thought you also play keyboards...
That song has cool percussive organ parts throughout it. I have a lot of fun playing parts similar to the recording and also jamming ou ...
  Topic: Tuning E9 down 1/2 step -- any potential problems?
Marc Friedland

Replies: 35
Views: 7858

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 15 Mar 2015 7:33 pm   Subject: Tuning E9 down 1/2 step -- any potential problems?
You guys may certainly be right regarding Folsom being in F. I admit to not hearing the original in quite a long time, though most bands I've played with have played it in E. The main point I was &quo ...
  Topic: Tuning E9 down 1/2 step -- any potential problems?
Marc Friedland

Replies: 35
Views: 7858

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 15 Mar 2015 4:31 pm   Subject: Tuning E9 down 1/2 step -- any potential problems?
I recently played in a band for a couple of years that turned down a half-step.
And I was the utility player, playing PSG, Keys & occasional 6-String Guitar.
This worked best for me - I left the ...
  Topic: Caption Needed!
Marc Friedland

Replies: 22
Views: 4889

PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 11 Mar 2015 7:11 am   Subject: Caption Needed!
OK - Meow, Meow, Meow, Meow, take 97 - this time with a little more feeling!!!
  Topic: Does sometimes playing a different steel help with learning?
Marc Friedland

Replies: 12
Views: 2720

PostForum Section: Pedal Steel   Posted: 7 Mar 2015 8:49 am   Subject: Does sometimes playing a different steel help with learning?
YES - the few times in my life I ever played a different steel, I learned I'm not as comfortable and don't sound as good on those other steels. I also learned that I never want to "try" a ne ...
  Topic: Where Were You the Day the Music Died?
Marc Friedland

Replies: 35
Views: 11863

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 5 Feb 2015 10:56 am   Subject: Where Were You the Day the Music Died?
I believe this is a photo of a handbill/flyer passed out to advertise the show, and not a poster.

http://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix1403/859_Buddy_Holly_poster_1.jpg
  Topic: Richard Sinkler Still Steelin'
Marc Friedland

Replies: 15
Views: 5002

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 16 Nov 2013 8:15 pm   Subject: Richard Sinkler Still Steelin'
Wishing you all the best Richard and for a good 2014!
  Topic: John Mclung aka Prof Twang leaving Los Angeles
Marc Friedland

Replies: 8
Views: 2295

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Oct 2013 8:53 pm   Subject: John Mclung aka Prof Twang leaving Los Angeles
Billy - thanks for letting us know.
John - hey friend, wishing you and your family the very best!
Marc
 
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