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IMSA Saw Festival in Felton, California Is Back This August!

May 5, 2022

    Happy News! The International Musical Saw Festival in Felton, California is returning after a two year covid hiatus. Here’s the latest from the organizer: “Dear Saw Players and Friends, The California Musical Saw Festival is back this year! Please join us on Sunday, August 14th, 10 am – […]

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Dennis Teeth and a Tiny Saw

April 16, 2022

Guy Bellingham, otherwise known as Dennis Teeth, was a member of the Hot Potato Syncopators until they disbanded last year. They were a fun vaudeville type act out of England, and they played at ukulele festivals around England. Mr. Bellingham is an excellent ukulele and saw player. In the following […]

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Florida Saw Festival! October 22!

February 23, 2022

It’s not every day that you have the opportunity to participate the first time a big event takes place, but this year, you can be one of the first people to join in the fun at the first ever Florida Saw Festival! It’s going to be held at the Barberville […]

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Dr. Who and the Musical Saw

November 25, 2021

The television show Dr. Who has been around in various forms since the 1960’s. It’s about a character named Dr. Who, who travels the universe in his TARDIS, saving people from bad guys and making friends across time. The theme music was written by Ron Grainer and Delia Derbyshire in 1963, and […]

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The Addam’s Family Saw! Happy Halloween!

October 15, 2021

I’ve posted this in the past, but it’s worth posting again. Enjoy! One of the best saw players in the world is the marvelous Gladys Hulot from France. She is also a great theremin player and artist. Her videos are fun and creative, and here, you can see her play […]

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Passacaglia: Saw and Theremin Duet

May 11, 2021

Many saw players I meet started on the theremin and are able to play both instruments. This is probably because they can have similar sounds, so a person who enjoys the sound of a saw  might enjoy the sound of a theremin. Both instruments take great concentration to play. An […]

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