Diane Mayfield

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Location: Templeton, CA
Country: USA

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In addition to playing my dulcimer, I love riding my motorcycle around the beautiful back roads of San Luis Obispo County, where I live.  I'm currently riding a 2007 Suzuki SV 650; in the past, I've ridden a 900 and a 1000 Ducati Monster, and a BMW R65.  Someday maybe I'll get a traveling dulcimer to strap on the back of my bike!

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Diane Mayfield
@diane-mayfield • 2 months ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on strumming and picking technique:
"Thanks, Ken and Strumelia!  Your encouragement, tips, and blogs are always so helpful.  Like you, Ken, I'm learning mainly in isolation (not a lot of..."
Diane Mayfield
@diane-mayfield • 2 months ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on Do I need that fourth string?:
"My dulcimer came with a double melody string, so that's what I'm learning with.  I keep thinking about removing the extra string, but I love the rich sound..."
Diane Mayfield
@diane-mayfield • 2 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on how to hold a flatpick:
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Diane Mayfield

how to hold a flatpick


How should I hold a flatpick?  I've heard that the strumming/picking...
@Diane Mayfield 4 months ago - Comments: 4
Diane Mayfield

Which chord fingering should I use?


I'm using Mel Bay's First Jams for Mountain Dulcimers book, which gives...
@Diane Mayfield 5 months ago - Comments: 5
Diane Mayfield

strumming and picking technique


Hi!  I've been playing my dulcimer for about a year now but would like...
@Diane Mayfield 6 months ago - Comments: 9

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sweetbriar
03/16/20 06:19:13PM @sweetbriar:

Thanks, Diane! Hope your dulcimer playing adventures are going well!


Rob N Lackey
11/13/19 07:16:19PM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, Diane, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven.  Hope you enjoy it here.

Rob

 


Benjamin W Barr Jr
11/11/19 08:40:13AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Diane, and welcome to the wonderful world of the Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer.  It's a good place to come, spend some time, learn about the dulcimer, and to meet some good people.

Ben


Ken Longfield
11/09/19 10:21:41PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Diane. It is good to have you aboard.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Jim Fawcett
11/09/19 09:08:26PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Diane, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Richard Streib
11/09/19 07:54:13PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Diane Mayfield to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful and friendly group of folks who love the dulcimer. If you have questions just ask. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.