Minstrel Banjo

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St Patrick's Day ...Frank.B.Converse Green Method ..1865..

"I love this piece also as well in finger style when stroke style :)"
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david caron replied to david caron's discussion A good read?
"Thank you very much"
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St Patrick's Day ...Frank.B.Converse Green Method ..1865..

St Patrick's Day ...Frank.B.Converse Green Method ..1865.. On Ballard Banjers Ashborn fretted & Boucher Banjo Style.
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John Masciale replied to david caron's discussion A good read?
"I have added a Reference page, and under that is now a sub-page entited reference books.  These are books I have used in a variety of presentations."
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Tom Taggart replied to david caron's discussion Let me introduce myself...
"Nice looking banjo! "
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Strumelia replied to david caron's discussion Let me introduce myself...
"Be sure you tune it to standard low Briggs tuning... then you'll start out being able to play the repertoire with the intended fingering and keys.  Remember it's a bit of a leap at first... it's different.  But soon…"
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david caron replied to david caron's discussion Let me introduce myself...
"Yeah. I've been test driving it for the past 30 minutes. I've never played any other fretless, minstrel style banjo, so as far as I can tell, it sounds pretty good. I'll probably eventually post some videos once I feel comfortable and…"
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Strumelia replied to david caron's discussion Let me introduce myself...
"Very nice Don!  Walnut neck?"
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A good read?

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Let me introduce myself...

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