"This is a great video for folks starting stroke style. For people coming from clawhammer playing to minstrel stroke style, it helps to show especially how the thumb is used a little differently than the usual oldtime banjo way. The…"
Dear Friends,We enjoyed an extraordinary 2017 Banjo Gathering this past weekend in Alexandria, Virginia, with a wonderful array of presentations, displays of material culture, and three amazing field trips to the Library of Congress American Folklife Center (AFC), the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History (NMAH).We were so inspired that we've decided to begin working immediately on planning for our…See More
Dear Friends,Here's the latest information regarding this year's Banjo Gathering (formerly Banjo Collectors Gathering). I hope some of you will make it!Best regards,Greg Registration:This year’s Registration Fee is $280 — with a special half-price offer for students and first-time attendees. You can register for the upcoming Banjo Gathering by making out a check to Peter Szego and sending it to:Peter Szego2 Beekman LaneHillsborough,NJ 08844Attendance is limited so register early and spots on…See More
If the Add as Friend button worked, I'd add you. It's blue on my screen -- only the green buttons work. (Well, some of the red ones do.) I assume Bill Gates owns Ning, and makes life here hard for Mac users.
Hey Greg... No, problem... I knew I would see you somewhere, sometime. I'd appreciate any feedback, and also I'd like to talk about akontings. I saw the vid of you in Florida last March and had lots of questions.