"Not going to either of the Gettysburgs. Not my speed. I'll be at the Vicksburg LH and the Chickamauga LH next year, and will be at Perryville next month. Very much looking forward to a return to Kentucky. "
"If you come to the Early Banjo Gathering in August, please do bring as many of your fine instruments as you can. They are wonderful. I've played several of Hartel's repros (I own one of his Ashborns), but have not had the chance to play…"
"Great banjos and photos Ed!!! You and your friends look great. The banjo you are holding in this photo is a Hartel reproduction of Bob Winans' 'no-name' banjo. Great banjo, great inlays! Would love to hear you guys play some time."