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 Forum: Chapman Stick®   Topic: Newbie on the board

 Post subject: Re: Newbie on the board
Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 12:34 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 2043

>>But yes, learning I shall, and I am awainting my stickology book/dvd. Hopefully it get's me started.<<

"Stickology...." comes with a guarantee. If it doesn't motivate you, we'll send you another copy.
But I have confidence, one copy will do the trick.

Justin Case

 Forum: Stick® Method   Topic: Method Book

 Post subject: Re: Method Book
Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 6:20 am 

Replies: 41
Views: 6169

>>>grounds of non-essential item acquisition <<<< What's your priorities? Music and in particular Stick related items are essential. And if someone spends three thousand dollars on a great instrument, why back off the less inexpensive supplemental items like books, DVDs and CDs. They absolutely are ...

 Forum: Inspirations   Topic: Stickology!

 Post subject: Re: Stickology!
Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 6:15 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 1959

Twizzle, "Stickology, A Guide To Playing The Chapman Stick" (Mel Bay) has a $30 cover price. You can get a signed copy straight from the author. Mailing and packaging to UK will run around $10. If you do PayPal add $3 for their fee. So PayPal would be $43 US Check or m.o. is $40 US If you ...

 Forum: Inspirations   Topic: Stickology!

 Post subject: Re: Stickology!
Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:01 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 1959

Uh, Twizzle, what's the fear? It can't be bad to have another book. Plus there's a DVD included. I think you'll be inspired by the information and the presentation of "Stickology...".
Your move.

 Forum: Announcements   Topic: Long Beach (NY) Jazz Fest

 Post subject: Long Beach (NY) Jazz Fest
Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2008 8:24 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 476

Early announcement: If you're in the area, our sixth annual Long Beach (NY) Jazz Fest will be happening Sept. 4-7. Things are shaping up. As producer, I can confirm the appearances of: Ben Lacy Rachel Z Chieli Minucci (Special FX) Dean Brown Steve A. Stick-Tet David Langlois Erik Mongrain (tentative...

 Forum: Chapman Stick®   Topic: Steve Adelson's "Concert on the Chapman Stick"

Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2008 7:01 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 656

Thanks all for the endorsements. Reviews will be forthcoming in most major music mags. A cool observation is that a decent amount of sales have come from outside the Stick community. Also cool that viewers have emailed me asking what the instrument on the DVD is, and they're referring to my partner ...

 Forum: Stick® Method   Topic: Jazz and the Pinky.

 Post subject: Re: Jazz and the Pinky.
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 9:38 am 

Replies: 32
Views: 3603

Bending with the pinky alone is indeed difficult. No strength. I suggest all the fingers be on the same string behind the pinky to give the bend support. It's like, if your car breaks down and you solicit other guys/gals to help you push instead of being that pinky yourself. Pinky Lee (from way back)

 Forum: Inspirations   Topic: Stick NYC...Reflections

 Post subject: Re: Stick NYC...Reflections
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:42 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 761

For inspiration, there's nothing like a Stick seminar or a private lesson.
Our operators are standing by.

Kent Hoyt

 Forum: Stick® Method   Topic: Jazz and the Pinky.

 Post subject: Re: Jazz and the Pinky.
Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:40 am 

Replies: 32
Views: 3603

>>>But back to your write about shifting like it's a bad thing:)<< Shifting is not a bad thing. I shift a lot in my playing. What I think I said was "stretching" the fingers sometimes, could be confusing in motor skills and is just an extra thought process. And I do agree with G...

 Forum: Stick® Method   Topic: Jazz and the Pinky.

 Post subject: Re: Jazz and the Pinky.
Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:43 pm 

Replies: 32
Views: 3603

Oh and Friday the 13th has some potential. Why not try doubling each bass note making it quarter notes thus simulating a walking bass line.

Johnnie Walker
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