Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

Brian Kimerer
  • Reading, MA
  • United States
  • 20 years
Share on Facebook Share

Brian Kimerer's Friends

  • Chris Prieto

Brian Kimerer's Discussions

How to Upload Videos to Minstrel Banjo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Chase Nov 18, 2015. 18 Replies

Greetings.I am considering recording a video of my banjo playing and posting it to the forum. I have never done this before, so I need to familiarize myself with the tools before I can start. Other…Continue

Gifts Received

Gift

Brian Kimerer has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Brian Kimerer's Page

Latest Activity

Brian Kimerer commented on Strumelia's video
Thumbnail

Carve That Possum

"Wow. I didn't know that was there. That helped a lot. "
1 hour ago
Brian Kimerer commented on Strumelia's video
Thumbnail

Carve That Possum

"Strum, I did watch the video many times, and that is how I knew that I was doing it wrong. But it goes very fast, and it is difficult to tell which fingers are fretting notes and which are just over the finger board. I will see if I can slow it down…"
17 hours ago
Brian Kimerer commented on Strumelia's video
Thumbnail

Carve That Possum

"Strum, Thanks. That is the same music that I found and had trouble with. Looking at my old tutors, it looks like, if you tune the banjo to the E/A (high bass/low bass) tuning, then ignore the key signature in the sheet music (which is C with…"
20 hours ago
Brian Kimerer commented on Strumelia's video
Thumbnail

Carve That Possum

"OK. I think I might have figured this out. The original music is typeset in the key of C, and the melody is therefore in its relative minor, A-minor. I transposed the piece up to the key of E-flat, so the tune is now in the relative minor key of…"
yesterday
Brian Kimerer commented on Strumelia's video
Thumbnail

Carve That Possum

"I really liked this. Great job. I had not heard of Carve Dat Possum before, so I looked into it to see if I could learn it. I found the original sheet music and tried to work it up, but what I am trying to play does not look anything like what I see…"
yesterday
Brian Kimerer liked Strumelia's video
yesterday
Brian Kimerer replied to Ronald Hanes's discussion Assistance request regarding a Boucher banjo
"I have mapped out some of the significant landmarks on the Boucher double ogee neck on some photographs of the neck of the banjo I built. It has a Boucher double ogee on it, even though the peghead was designed by me. The web page also discusses how…"
Feb 23
Brian Kimerer replied to Andy Chase's discussion LilyPond notation software
"The files contain code that is not necessarily used in every tune. As I figure things out I have been building up some templates with a general library of items I might need, such as the chord definitions. For example, if I want to add chord…"
Dec 10, 2016
Brian Kimerer replied to Andy Chase's discussion LilyPond notation software
"Here is Kemo Kimo, which might be simpler since it does not have the lyrics included. These .ly files put out three different scores, e.g. 1 Standard notation - KeemoKimo.pdf 2. Tab notation - KeemoKimo-1.pdf 3. Midi file - KeemoKimo-2.midi It…"
Dec 9, 2016
Brian Kimerer replied to Andy Chase's discussion LilyPond notation software
"Here is a short one where I used it to put 3 measures on a line. Give this a go. Musieu Bainjo"
Dec 9, 2016
Brian Kimerer replied to Andy Chase's discussion LilyPond notation software
"It seems that the <pre> tag that I used in my previous post has caused the text to be truncated. Here it is again, but with the tabstops removed by the html parser so that it is all there, even though unreadable. #(define…"
Dec 9, 2016
Brian Kimerer left a comment for Jimmy Fleming
"Welcome!"
Dec 9, 2016
Brian Kimerer replied to Andy Chase's discussion LilyPond notation software
"OK. Thanks for the pointer. Lilypond is a super good tool for typesetting music once you figure out how to use it, but it can be really difficult to figure out how to use it.  I don't remember running into the \break command. However, if I…"
Dec 9, 2016
Brian Kimerer replied to Andy Chase's discussion LilyPond notation software
"I use both Frescobaldi and Lilypond. The output is spectacular. Unfortunately, sometimes doing simple things is quite difficult. I wanted to tab Skeleton Dance so that it would have exactly four bars per line. I ended up downloading a short Scheme…"
Dec 8, 2016
Brian Kimerer commented on Leonidas (Lee) Jones's video
Thumbnail

Song-Old Joe

"Ah. I don't have that one. Elderly says "Out of Stock". I have been trying to learn Old Joe myself. I like your version, rhythm and lyrics. "
Sep 12, 2016
Brian Kimerer commented on Leonidas (Lee) Jones's video
Thumbnail

Song-Old Joe

"Interesting version and lyrics. I have not heard those lyrics before. Can you add a link to where you got them or post them here? Thanks. Good stuff!"
Sep 12, 2016

Profile Information

How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Followed a link from banjohangout.org
How long have you played banjo?
20 years
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
gourd, minstrel. bluegrass, openback, a-scale, mountain

Brian Kimerer's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 12:50pm on November 5, 2015, Strumelia said…

Welcome Brian!

(if only the best birds in the forest...)   ;)

At 1:52pm on November 5, 2015, Strumelia said…

Yes, I still have both my Noter Blog: http://dulcimer-noter-drone.blogspot.com/

and also my mtn dulcimer online network FOTMD going, Brian.  Thanks for asking.  Hope you enjoy it here on Minstrelbanjo as much as I do!   :)

You need to be a member of Minstrel Banjo to add comments!

Join Minstrel Banjo

 
 
 

© 2017   Created by John Masciale.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service