Most of us already know most of this, but it's a pretty good article just the same. It's kinda long, but so is the broad history of our beloved banjo...Black History of the Banjo - The Front Porch…Continue
Been working on BBV lately. I STINK with barre chords, fretted or unfretted. That aside, anyone have any tips rolling from the 10th measure into the 11th and 12th measures?? I struggle getting from…Continue
"From what I understand, Sweeny was in England around 1848-ish. So, I'd guess it may have started around then, though it's well known he basically learned "by ear" from Uncle Eph. But I'd guess it was the groups that came not…"
"It wouldn't surprise if the tutors made their way there with the proliferation of the banjo and American acts. Now, did they set up a table and sell merchandise? I highly doubt that. Lol...The way these things go, I imagine the tutors were sort…"
"I do the same thing, Al!! Lol...I get stuck trying the same songs as Paul, and never end up sounding as good. Lately I've been stuck on Black Brigade Camp Dance from Tim's new book. Just can't get the tumble right. UGH!! Maybe…"