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

Thimble Musings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Strumelia Feb 17. 20 Replies

Recently, I have been trying all kinds of new things, especially since I got my Fretted Minstrel. But, to back the truck up a bit, I am revisiting the Stroke Stuff. I never used a Thimble before....a…Continue

Hybrid Technique

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrick Dirickx Apr 5. 2 Replies

I find that Stroke and Fingerstyle often work interchangeably, and can even be used in the same tune. Does anybody else have a similar experience? I call it "Hybrid" playing......there is no science…Continue

Early Banjo Complete UPGRADE.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Oct 13, 2016. 2 Replies

If you ever bought any of my Early Banjo CD's and do not have the complete set, I am offering this limited "upgrade" at a significant discount. Perhaps you bought the Briggs and Buckley set for…Continue

Oh Boys Carry Me Long

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Oct 10, 2016. 1 Reply

Someone mentioned this great Foster tune. I do not believe there is a "banjo arrangement" anyplace. If someone has one.......please post it. I am doing one from the Levy's Collection....leaving it in…Continue

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differences btw Winner 1864 vs 1869

"There are too many Winner's Books out there."
Jul 18
Timothy Twiss commented on Mark Ralston's photo
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differences btw Winner 1864 vs 1869

"No, those are the vocal tunes. They are in 1864"
Jul 18
Timothy Twiss commented on Mark Ralston's blog post Winner's New Primer for the Banjo - 1869
"It's still the same book, but for the page where it lists the date and where it was entered into record."
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AEBG I

This is a montage of sights and sounds from the weekend in September 2006, when all the crazy Minstrel Banjo guys converged on the drafty barn at the Antieta...
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"Thank you. I appreciate your mentioning this. "
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Richard Sloan left a comment for Timothy Twiss
"Just wanted to say thanks for the publications you have.  I was stuck on Briggs for a while, but your Buckley '68 and thumb drive with mp3's has given me hours of enjoyable playing with noticeable improvement.  Please keep…"
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Timothy Twiss replied to Paul Certo's discussion AEBG
"Well, wouldn't that be some good news. Yes"
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Escarpment Waltz

"Thanks Andy. i'll send it to you."
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Escarpment Waltz

"What a nice tune - are the dots available anywhere  (for purchase or otherwise?)"
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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
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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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