Multiple tuning tricks/concerns, etc...?

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  1. Charlie Bernstein

    Charlie Bernstein Poster Extraordinaire

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    I don't think audiences mind when a guitarist retunes.

    Watch for funny things in the newspaper (or wherever you get your news) and talk about them while you're retuning: "Hey, did you all hear about that guy who . . . ?"
     
  2. Mad Kiwi

    Mad Kiwi Friend of Leo's

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    I can play and sing together without too many issues but tuning and having a conversation with myself to entertain ....I would struggle.

    Getting someone else too chat, while I tune sounds good though :)
     
  3. Freeman Keller

    Freeman Keller Friend of Leo's

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    Take a lesson from the first two or three minutes of these



     
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  4. Tomm Williams

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    Yes but he can get away with that !
     
  5. Tomm Williams

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    I think I’m sold on the Tronical. We do 6 alt tuning songs and I anticipate adding more, it will look ugly on my Taylor but I’ll be the only one seeing it.
     
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    According to Joni Mitchel, she used no fewer than 57 different open tunings in the compositions she recorded and performed throughout her career.
     
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  7. Deebs3

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    How about 2 guitars and a roadie to tune in between...
     
  8. Tomm Williams

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    That actually would be my ideal set up but not realistic.
     
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