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Guy de Chalus
  • Oakland, CA
  • United States
  • 1.5 years
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Guy de Chalus left a comment for Roberta Perkins
"Hello Roberta,   I'm sorry, but I only vaguely recall a conversation about the Hammon's tune. Please remind me of this correspondence. Was it through some list serve? All the same, I love that music and am looking forward to becoming…"
Nov 15, 2011
Guy de Chalus and Roberta Perkins are now friends
Nov 15, 2011
Greg Adams left a comment for Guy de Chalus
"Got your message Guy. Let's talk soon!"
Aug 4, 2011
Guy de Chalus commented on Guy de Chalus's blog post Black Minstrel Sleuths, Inc.
"Arggghhh,, "what influences have"  NOT "what influence have" (Just awful. I'll work on this for future posts.)  "
Aug 4, 2011
Guy de Chalus commented on Guy de Chalus's blog post Black Minstrel Sleuths, Inc.
"Ewwww, some typos. I'm tired and need new glasses ASAP! But the sentiments seem to represent me well. More later."
Aug 4, 2011
Guy de Chalus posted a blog post

Black Minstrel Sleuths, Inc.

 August 3, 2011 Firstly, thank you Bob for welcoming me into this forum. I am not yet a strong banjo player, though I think I have aptitude for this instrument. Time will tell. I've been learning mostly the string band and solo old time styles of banjo common among "Old Time" players. It has been, without a doubt, the most exciting musical experience for me in quite a long time. That I've gone almost 20 years without knowing much about the banjo or it's history is a bit embarrassing to admit,…See More
Aug 4, 2011
Guy de Chalus left a comment for Greg Adams
"Hello Greg. I've been looking through Buckley's manual. The minstrel stuff isn't "speaking" to me just yet. I am interested in the expanded use of my hands and some of the notated syncopation found among his literature.…"
Aug 3, 2011
Guy de Chalus and Greg Adams are now friends
Aug 3, 2011
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Guy de Chalus left a comment for Rhiannon Giddens
"thanks for the greeting... not "touched" by the minstrel sound as yet, but curious about some of the notated syncopation found in the repertoire. Just getting back into town. Been sharing the banjo's sound with friends down in LA. It…"
Aug 3, 2011
Rhiannon Giddens left a comment for Guy de Chalus
"Nice to see you on here Guy!!"
Aug 3, 2011
Greg Adams left a comment for Guy de Chalus
"Hey Guy! Welcome! Let's get rolling!"
Aug 2, 2011
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Aug 2, 2011

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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Internet Search
How long have you played banjo?
1.5 years
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Slingerland 5 string w/skin head, Bart Reiter Fretless w/skin head, aluminum pot 5 string banjo

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Black Minstrel Sleuths, Inc.

Posted on August 4, 2011 at 12:15am 2 Comments

 

August 3, 2011

 

Firstly, thank you Bob for welcoming me into this forum. I am not yet a strong banjo player, though I think I have aptitude for this instrument. Time will tell. I've been learning mostly the string band and solo old time styles of banjo common among "Old Time" players. It has been, without a doubt, the most exciting musical experience for me in quite a long time. That I've gone almost 20 years without knowing much about the banjo or it's history is a…

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At 9:08pm on August 2, 2011, Greg Adams said…
Hey Guy! Welcome! Let's get rolling!
At 5:01am on August 3, 2011, Rhiannon Giddens said…
Nice to see you on here Guy!!
At 6:22am on August 4, 2011, Greg Adams said…
Got your message Guy. Let's talk soon!

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