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Linda Sack
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I'm a MOUNTAIN dulcimer player and singer, (appalachian, lap dulcimer) and love to play old-time, old country, bluegrass, celtic, classical music. I play baritone dulcimer and standard dulcimer, and sing as well. I had the privilege of studying, through the Blair School of Music in Nashville, with dulcimer legend and dear friend, David Schnaufer for 11 years, and am in the ensemble he brought together and directed, the Nashville Dulcimer Quartet. Also play in an old-time/bluegrass string band, the Corn Pone Stars, based in Nashville, TN as well. I have played and sung for countless folks awaiting heart transplants and cancer treatments (my favorite audiences), and also on stages throughout this side of the country and in N. Ireland, indluding Nashville Public Radio's Live in Studio C program, Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour, Nashville's Celebration of Cultures, pubs and cafes, dulcimer festivals, private parties and weddings, and more. I love to share the dulcimer with people who have never heard or seen it, and I love entertaining people with songs from the mountains and the South. My very first solo CD is about to be released, with a CD release concert January 24.
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At 6:08am on February 5, 2009, e.g. said…
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At 10:53am on January 23, 2009, Angela Fort Judd said…
Would like more info on the CD (how to get) and the concert

Hope you got my email

Angela Judd
At 4:37pm on December 16, 2008, Stephen Seifert said…
Welcome! Please join the dulcimer group by clicking on GROUPS at the top of the page? Our last dulcimer jam of the year is tomorrow night, Wednesday, December 16, 2008, 6:30 - 8:30.

You might find it refreshing. Although tab is welcome, we encourage people to leave it at home. We start with one or two medium difficulty tunes played many slow times. We move on to moderate jamming. The last 45 minutes or so is generally hard and fast. The whole idea is to get people's ears going. Please come if you can!
 
 
 

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