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Timothy Twiss
  • Highland, MI
  • United States
  • 10 years
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Timothy Twiss's Discussions

The Old Music

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Nov 4, 2017. 9 Replies

I posted these two polkas as a contrast of instruments reaching for the same style. I think the guitar with its extended range is a better fit. But.....there was NO banjo repertoire at one point. No…Continue

Citizen Scientist

Started this discussion. Last reply by A.N. Chase Nov 8, 2017. 22 Replies

Ok.....so I have played a lot of this stuff, all of it on the fretless Minstrel in D/G tuning. I hypothesize that much of the music is NOT a good fit. In particular, I feel a need to revisit the…Continue

New Site

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Prieto Oct 14, 2017. 6 Replies

I revamped my entire site.Take a stroll through there.Pretty lean now...but lots of stuff.www.timtwiss.comThanksContinue

Welcome

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Prieto Oct 4, 2017. 8 Replies

Let's welcome the new tribe of folks to join us. I believe there is a vast array of topics you want to cover...so do not be shy about asking questions or suggesting a topic. You can add a discussion…Continue

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Timothy Twiss replied to Tom Berghan's discussion De Ole Jaw Bone - need the piano sheet music
"Yes, what John said. Just a few revelant words"
Dec 20, 2017
Timothy Twiss replied to Tom Berghan's discussion De Ole Jaw Bone - need the piano sheet music
"Typically...librarians have difficulty there."
Dec 19, 2017
Timothy Twiss replied to Tom Berghan's discussion De Ole Jaw Bone - need the piano sheet music
"I have noticed that the site changes a lot"
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Timothy Twiss replied to Tom Berghan's discussion De Ole Jaw Bone - need the piano sheet music
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Spring Jig

"It's quite the catchy tune!"
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Spring Jig

"I've always liked this one"
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Spring Jig

From Frank Converse 1865. I'm sure he wrote it.
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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
web
How long have you played banjo?
10 years
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Bell Boucher

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Comment Wall (14 comments)

At 10:07pm on December 11, 2015, Donovan Murphy said…

What happened to the old profile?

At 10:18pm on December 11, 2015, Timothy Twiss said…

Switched it up

At 7:15am on January 14, 2016, Al Smitley said…

That's what happens when I smile!

At 7:58am on January 14, 2016, Timothy Twiss said…

Ha ha...yea. Now I get it.       

Lurch.

At 9:11am on January 14, 2016, Al Smitley said…
At 9:48am on January 14, 2016, Timothy Twiss said…

YES...that's it

At 9:30am on March 7, 2017, Strumelia said…

Hey Tim, nice new avatar.  I recognize Al there, but who are the other two fellows?

At 10:38am on March 7, 2017, Timothy Twiss said…

Dan Bilich and Gordy Sharpe.....tuba and drums

At 4:13pm on March 7, 2017, Al Smitley said…

It's funny how this photographic method seems to make us look like we were playing music during our break at the flour mill!

At 11:29pm on March 7, 2017, Timothy Twiss said…

Ha ha Al.....you look gray.

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