Monthly Archives: October 2011

Steve Wariner

Hello fellow players, In a recent newsletter I made a reference to a great old builder and player. His name was Zane Beck. I called him Zane King in the letter because the great steel player Zane King’s mother was … Continue reading

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Strings for E9th Pedal Steel

String Gauges To aid in understanding the gauges in common use today, I’ve constructed an analysis of each string of the standard tuning. It’s worth noting that some famous players like Paul Franklin and Russ Hicks gravitate toward heavier strings. … Continue reading

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Big Sky Loop No 1 (Demo) by BJ Cole

BJ Cole’s 1989 album Transparent Music was a milestone in innovative pedal steel techniques. BJ is now working on a followup, and this unfinished demo track is a preview of the work in progress.  For more info, please visit BJ … Continue reading

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