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Scott Danneker
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  • Elizabeth City, NC
  • United States
  • a few years
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Converse thumb style?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Kimerer Jan 29. 3 Replies

I have been working on a couple of Converse tunes, ‘Cane Bake Reel and ‘Original Essence of Old Virginny’ and have noticed the extensive use of thumb work called for.   It almost seems as though the…Continue

String action?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Jun 2, 2016. 2 Replies

I prefer a higher string action because it seems easier to play than a low action.  Apart from making it harder to finger the strings higher up on the neck, are there any other downsides that come to…Continue

4 string gourd banjo?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Danneker May 19, 2016. 7 Replies

I briefly played Dave Wooldridge's 4 string at APX and have concluded that I must obtain one of my very own. Suggestions regarding sources, vendors, &c. will be appreciated.  Many thanks  -ScottContinue

Real gut strings?

Started this discussion. Last reply by D. Wooldridge Feb 14, 2016. 44 Replies

I seek advice for locating a suitable vendor of real gut strings.  Many thanks in advance.Continue

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Joel Sweeney Convergence at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

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An opportunity to play early banjo music at historic Appomattox Court House where " the banjo passed from black hands to white hands."
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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
From Greg Adams at 2013 SBC
How long have you played banjo?
a few years
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Deering Goodtime Classic, Jeff Menzies (tackhead), Howard Neuse River, Charlie Glenn Mountain Banjo, Terry Bell Boucher, Jeff Menzies 4 String (gourd)

Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 4:03pm on November 18, 2014, Scott Danneker said…

Hello?

At 4:26pm on November 18, 2014, Leonidas (Lee) Jones said…
Hello back Scott, what's up?
At 7:54pm on March 19, 2015, Dan O;Connor said…

Hello Scott,   That is Just a Cheap Asian Wallhanger that I Stenciled out My Motto On.  I have  two Deering Goodtime Banjos, One New and one a ten year old Gumby Head, love them Both and play them most every day.  Looking forward to my new Boucher that I hope to get by next week.  Thanks for the welcome,  DanO'

At 5:43pm on June 12, 2015, Strumelia said…

"I'm keeping my fingers crossed for this Fall."

Me too, Scott!  

At 10:12pm on September 11, 2017, Jacalyn Thomas said…
I had such a great time this weekend. So glad we met!

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