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Richter Mandolin Camp

Couple spots open for Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us

Due to a couple of cancellations, there are a couple spots available for the 2014 Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us in Bloomington Indiana this July 24th-26th.  This camps utilizes a unique teaching approach and focuses on blues, rock, and alternative mandolin styles.  Taught by Jim Richter and Don Julin, it has entered its […]


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Thile’s Smoothie Song transcription/tab

After attending an amazing Nickel Creek reunion show in Indianapolis last week, I very seriously lamented no longer having my Kimble octave mandolin.  However, with a little pocket cash, I did go out and buy a usable bouzouki (until one of you nice people will donate a quality octave to me:) ) as Thile lit […]


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Richter Mandolin Camp

’14 Richter Mandolin Camp: Pretty Much Full!

The 2014 Richter Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us is now full, though we can always add a couple of spots, if needed.  The online registration has been taken down due to the limited availability.  If you wish to come, please contact Jim directly at jim@jimrichter.com


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Richter Mandolin Camp

Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us: Only 6 spots left.

The Jim Richter Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us in Bloomington Indiana has 8 spots remaining.  It will be held from Thursday July 24th through Saturday July 26th and will be co-taught by mandolin extraordinaire Don Julin.  Registration and payment can be completed on line at the http://www.jimrichter.com website  


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Richter Mandolin Camp

Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us–Only 8 spots left!

The Jim Richter Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us in Bloomington Indiana has 8 spots remaining.  It will be held from Thursday July 24th through Saturday July 26th and will be co-taught by mandolin extraordinaire Don Julin.  Registration and payment can be completed on line at the http://www.jimrichter.com website


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New YouTube video: Hendrix’s Hey Joe, Machine Gun and Purple Haze

Playing around w/ Fender mandocaster, Marshall Class 5 (mini plexi), octave pedal, and Fulltone univibe clone (original larger version).  I’ll have tab posted soon of Hey Joe and Purple Haze.


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Richter Mandolin Camp

Don Julin & Billy Strings at the Bishop in Bloomington on 7/23

Don Julin and Billy Strings will be at the Bishop in Bloomington on 7/23.  The show starts at 9PM; cover is $5 (this is an 18 and over event). Additionally, they will be at Hedgehog Music Showcase in Arcadia Indiana on Wednesday 7/24. Show starts at 8PM.  Door is $20. Don & Billy’s webpage: http://www.donjulin.com/billystrings.html Billy […]


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Storefront

Mandopoly #45 and Blues #48 on iTunes Top 100 Blues albums week of 6/22/2013

According to recent sales figures, In-Tuition: Mandopoly and In-Tuition: Blues made appearances in the iTunes top 100 blues albums chart for the week of 6/22/2013.  Mandopoly was #45 and Blues was #48. These albums have slipped from the iTunes Top 100 Blues albums.  Let’s show iTunes that mandolins belong in the Top 100 Blues albums.  […]


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CD Sampler of In-Tuition albums Blues and Mandopoly now available!

Given that many individuals still like CDs (as opposed to purely digital options like my albums Blues and Mandopoly), I now offer a CD sampler of the best cuts from both albums.  And as with the two digital only albums:  100% of the sales of this CD help fund my doctoral schooling in counseling psychology. […]


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Richter Mandolin Camp

3 Spots have opened for this year’s Richter Mandolin Camp

Three last minute spots have opened for The Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us, July 25th through 27th.  This is a rare opportunity for experience a unique approach to mandolin education, as it combines traditional music instruction with motivational development.  Taught by Jim Richter and Don Julin (author of Mandolin for Dummies), this camp […]


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