"I didn't get an email from Greg this year and I completely forgot to check when this was. Hopefully something happens again next year (and that I have enough forethought to check here for info). I really enjoyed this a couple of years ago when…"
"It's a sanxian. There are skin-headed plucked lutes all over the world, though the ones that are banjo ancestors came from West Africa. An interesting side note--the Arabic "al 'ud" (which is the source of our word…"
This was in Chinatown, SF last month. Check out the third guy from the left. I don't know the name of the instrument, but he's using a plectrum to play it. If the resolution is too low, I can make it larger.
"I was just poking around on the Hamilton Library website (I posted about it in another forum), and there was a treatise on banjo from S.S. Stewart I was paging through, and figured I'd just search for Butler in it. There's only one small…"
"The original notation. I found it on his site. I think I had come across those before but my web browser wouldn't download it. I tried a different one and I'm good to go. Thanks.
Also, I don't know if anyone has linked here in the…"
"Tim, you certainly have my permission if Joel's OK with it too.
Rob's green hair comment is spot on... the weekend is always full of "Ahh, my people!" moments.
I didn't take many photos this weekend, but here are a few.…"