magjam’s thirteen comments

  • Guitar accompaniment

    Does anybody know where I can get instruction for adding guitar runs between chords. Not talking about bass runs - but more for when I am accompanying myself in copyright songs. Some guitarists do it so easily, I can’t get my head around it! more…

  • Re: G tin whistle

    Does anybody make a high G whistle apart from Generation? And what’s the difference between an alto G and low G. I can’t reach notes on my Susato low G because of very small fingers and arthritis more…

  • Re: Railway Inn

    All welcome. Come and brush up your guitar playing, singing, listening! skills more…

  • Railway Inn

    Every THIRD Tuesday at 8pm. We hold three performances a year, and the other nights are sessions. more…

  • Re: Simple software to add harmonies to midi

    Hi more…

  • Simple software to add harmonies to midi

    Anyone out there know of a simple (stress, simple!) piece of software that could add a one stave harmony to a melody line? Everything seems so complicated more…

  • Re: Top e mandolin strings

    Ummm! more…

  • Re: Top e mandolin strings

    I’m with you on that one, Chris. Don’t understand that. They sound harsh on the mando. Maybe I should have bought some mando strings from Jimmy Moon, his OM sounds superb more…

  • Top e mandolin strings

    I’ve got a light set of Elixir’s on my mando at the mo, but have been playing a lot of OM and bouzouki and my top strings are sounding shrill. Can I put 11 or 12’s on with the set I have, and will that mellow the sound? more…

  • improvisation

    I’m a trad guitarist/mando/songwriter and can play chords all day and pick out melodies by ear with no probs, but cannot work out how to improvise. Don’t tell me to buy any more books, I now have to turf one out if I buy anymore. more…