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Tim Twiss's Blog – April 2012 Archive (2)

Tutor Recording - Rice


Okay, I am going to begin on the Phil Rice Method of 1858. Actually, I am going to start at the back and work the other way. No special reason.

I am using a new instrument for this book, that being a brand new Bell Boucher. You all know the excitement of having a new instrument in your hands. That is what I am feeling now. This instrument, all 27 inches of it's resonating beauty, is perfect to capture the dynamic range of…


Added by Tim Twiss on April 22, 2012 at 6:35am — 9 Comments

Tutor Recording Blog

4/2/12 Started the Briggs tonight. Thought a lot about Jim Crow Polka and after watching some dance videos, decided to slow it down. Felt and sounded better. Also did Dan Tucker, Dandy Jim, and Boatman's Dance. Recored on Hartel Boucher. 


Added by Tim Twiss on April 2, 2012 at 9:00pm — 29 Comments


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