SCVFA Newsletter Archives – 2020

Newsletters from 2020

October 2020 (ed. Patrice Tanti)

  • President’s Note (p1, by S. Goodis, President)
  • SCVFA Happenings: SCVFA Virtual Gather and Jam, Upcoming Events (workshop: John Reischman Mandolin Workshop) (p3)
  • Photos and illustrations of performance, virtual jams and workshops, and illustration by Jim Smyth (p4)
  • Column: Hick’s Licks: Bayou Pon Pon (reprint from the September 2008 Fiddler’s Rag) (p5)

September 2020 (ed. Patrice Tanti)

  • President’s Note (p1, by S. Goodis, President)
  • SCVFA Happenings: Celebrity Workshop & Jam Series: Suzy Thompson Fiddle Workshop; Harry Liedstrand Fiddle Workshop (p3)
  • Column: Safe Jam Contest: Hoot N Holler, 3rd Place Winner!
  • Column: Hick’s Licks: Improvisation (reprint from the May 2008 Fiddler’s Rag) (p5)

August 2020 (ed. Patrice Tanti)

  • President’s Note (p1, by S. Goodis, President)
  • SCVFA Happenings: Zoom Gathering and Jam; Suzy Thompson Fiddle Workshop & Jam, Old Time Jam list, No SCVFA Sponsored Monthly Jam, SCVFA Special Board Meeting  (p3)

July 2020 (ed. Patrice Tanti)

  • President’s Note (p1, by S. Goodis, President)
  • SCVFA Happenings: Virtual Event Notices: Zoom Gathering and Jam, Fiddle Hell Online Jam; SCVFA Board Meeting Highlights (p3)
  • June Photos (p4, by Susan Goodis)

June 2020 (ed. Patrice Tanti)

  • President’s Note (p1, by S. Goodis, President)
  • SCVFA Happenings: SCVFA Slow Jam current tune list, Board Meeting Reminder, CBA Webcast; Column: Hick’s Licks – Goin’ Up Caney  (p3)
  • May Photos (p4)

May 2020 (ed. Patrice Tanti)

  • President’s Note (p1, by S. Goodis, President)
  • SCVFA Happenings: SCVFA Slow Jam current tune list; Slow Jam notice, Online Jam Tools; advert: Redwood Music Camp 2020 (p3)

April 2020 (ed. Patrice Tanti)

  • President’s Note (p1, by S. Goodis, President)
  • SCVFA Happenings: Slow Jam notice and current tune list, Board Meeting report (p3)
  • March Jam Photos (p4 by Susan Goodis)

March 2020 (ed. Patrice Tanti)

  • President’s Note (p1, by Susan Goodis, President)
  • Notice: Member Directory (draft available for checking and correcting). (p1, by Pete Showman, Membership Secretary)
  • SCVFA Happenings: Slow Jam notice, Upcoming Events (March Jam with Robert Cornelius leading the bluegrass jam) (p3)
  • Highlights from the February 2 Annual Membership Meeting and special (new) Trustee meeting. (p3, by Jessica Ollmann, Secretary)
  • Photos and Jim Smyth sketches from the March 2020 Jam (pp4-5)
  • Column: Hicks’ Licks: Twin and Triple Fiddles (rerun from the December 2007 Fiddler’s Rag) (p6, by Pete Hicks)
  • Tune: Bury Me Beneath the Willow (in B, with variations) (p7, arr. by Pete Hicks)

February 2020 (ed. Patrice Tanti)

  • President’s Note (p1, by S. Goodis, President)
  • SCVFA Happenings: Slow Jam Tune List, Upcoming Events (Pete Hicks’ Bluegrass Circle at February jam), Urgent Need: SCVFA Newsletter Publisher (p3)
  • Highlights from the SCVFA Board Meeting January 22, 2020 (p3, by Jessica Ollmann, Secretary)
  • January Jam Photos and Jim Smyth Sketches (pp4-5)
  • Column: Hicks’ Licks: The Quest for Tone: Getting “That Sound” (rerun from the November 2007 Fiddler’s Rag) (p6, by Pete Hicks)
  • Tune: Struttin’ Rooster (p7, arr. by Pete Hicks)

January 2020 (ed. Patrice Tanti)

  • President’s Note (p1, by S. Goodis, President)
  • SCVFA Happenings: Slow Jam notice, Upcoming Events (Annual Meeting and Election, SCVFA January Jam and Pete Hicks bluegrass circle; Great 48 Jam in Bakerfield, house concerts) (p3)
  • Photos from the December 2019 Jam and Potluck (p4)
  • Trustee Candidates’ statements: Bev Tracey and Doug Judd (p5, by the candidates)
  • Column: Hicks’ Licks: Who’s Afraid of the Key of B? (rerun from the October 2007 Fiddler’s Rag) (p6, by Pete Hicks)
  • Tune: Bury Me Beneath the Willow (in B, with variations) (p7, arr. by Pete Hicks)

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