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Forum: Southern Singing 05-04-2014, 10:38 AM
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Posted By okndnman
I have also observed many M.C's encourage the...

I have also observed many M.C's encourage the Southern drums to sing a 'bullet' song for the Fancy Dance category. Now days, even the crowd expect the Southern drums to give the Fancy dancers songs...
Forum: Southern Singing 04-27-2014, 11:16 AM
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Posted By okndnman
Drumming (continued)

Drumming for the Fancy Dance contestants shouldn't be so fast that all the dancer can do is desperately try and keep up with the 'machine gun' type of drumbeat that is so very popular now days....
Forum: Southern Singing 01-10-2012, 08:26 PM
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Posted By okndnman
Holding your seat at the drum

It also would be nice for singers stay seated when at the center drum. "Either sing or dance but you can't do both" is what the teachings were when I started out. Singing at the drum was an honor and...
Forum: Southern Singing 02-09-2011, 01:38 PM
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Posted By okndnman
Thank you, farmer ned. I only post in hopes that...

Thank you, farmer ned. I only post in hopes that these pointers may be read and tried. I agree...having the proper attitude is very important!
Forum: Southern Singing 02-08-2011, 12:13 AM
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Posted By okndnman
Cant put it anymore basic than that

Cant put it anymore basic than that
Forum: Southern Singing 02-04-2011, 08:42 AM
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Posted By okndnman
By 'on beat', I'm referring to either the...

By 'on beat', I'm referring to either the downbeat of the drumstick or its upswing. The initial lead of the song may be fudged a little but after getting into the song, the following leads should be...
Forum: Southern Singing 02-02-2011, 01:22 PM
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Posted By okndnman
These are basic pointers that anybody can take or...

These are basic pointers that anybody can take or leave.
Forum: Southern Singing 02-01-2011, 04:56 PM
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Posted By okndnman
No. It isn't. A lot of good singers grew up...

No. It isn't. A lot of good singers grew up listening to songs and danced to them. It's very noticeable when a singer starts the song 'off beat'. The dancers have to adjust their step to stay in...
Forum: Southern Singing 01-30-2011, 11:43 PM
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Posted By okndnman
Singing

1. Try your voice out and get some opinions as to whether you can sing on key and have an ear for music.
2. Learn your tribal songs.Practice singing them, while drumming, to develop the coordination...
Forum: Southern Singing 01-21-2011, 08:49 PM
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Posted By okndnman
Drumming

1. Ideally, you should practice before coming out to the drum because keeping an even drumbeat is key to creating good music!
2. The "Rule of Thumb" is to keep your drumstick
even or less than the...
Forum: Southern Singing 10-17-2008, 12:06 PM
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Posted By okndnman
Southern sky

Southern sky
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 05-07-2002, 11:58 PM
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Forum: Southern Singing 03-23-2002, 10:20 AM
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Forum: Southern Singing 03-15-2002, 12:36 PM
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Forum: Straight Dancing 03-14-2002, 11:36 PM
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Forum: Southern Singing 03-12-2002, 08:30 AM
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Forum: Southern Singing 02-06-2002, 11:43 PM
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Forum: Southern Singing 12-24-2001, 12:38 PM
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Forum: Pow Wow Singing 10-13-2001, 07:23 PM
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Forum: Pow Wow Singing 10-13-2001, 12:17 AM
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