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

Tune of the Week Nov. 4th

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Draper yesterday. 13 Replies

I nominate Paul Draper to pick one for this weekContinue

Tune of the Week Oct 28th

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Nov 2. 13 Replies

Say, let's jump into the Analytical for one of Converse's originals "The Modoc Reel". Hear the DNA of past Stroke pieces. I'll put up a few versions. 1. Just the plain TAB with no fingerings  2. and…Continue

Skype

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Oct 16. 1 Reply

Anyone want to learn something via Skype? Our geographic distance is a hindrance. I want to start doing this. I'll do a few for free as i work out the kinks. any takers? I think a good format  is to…Continue

Tune of the Week

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Prieto Oct 24. 52 Replies

It sure is quiet here. Does anybody want to do something like a Tune Of The Week again?Continue

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Paul Draper replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"Nice work this week on Pea Nut Girl!  Loved everybody’s input. It’s not necessarily an “easy” tune, but it’s fun. If you haven’t posted yet, give it a shot — it’s never too late..."
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Andy Chase replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"In case anyone wants to fool around with accompaniment, here are the chords (the charts are for guitar, but of course any instrument will do.)  The first one is in G minor, suitable for Briggs tuning.  The second is for modern C tuning,…"
Thursday
Andy Chase replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"I get tripped up trying to jump from that G-Ab-G lick back up to the 3rd fret between the 2nd-3rd measure of the 'B' part.  playing it as a hammer-and-snap (instead of trying to individually pick both the first G and the Ab) seems to…"
Wednesday
Paul Draper replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"The trickiest part of this tune for me are the first four measures of the second part"
Nov 5
Paul Draper replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"Yeah, and I just noticed in the 3rd to last measure the C “natural” is omitted. Must’ve run out of natural signs..."
Nov 5
Andy Chase replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"This is a good'un.  While plugging the original score into Lilypond for purposes of transposing it to "concert pitch" I noticed that the engraver accidentally put the key signature as A major, not A minor."
Nov 5
Timothy Twiss commented on Andy Chase's video
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The Modoc Reel

"That sounds crazy good.... controlled. Yet relaxed. I really liked it. Did I miss that you got an Ashborn?"
Nov 5
Chris Prieto replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"Nice pick. Loving all these new tunes"
Nov 4
Paul Draper replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"But seriously... I suggest “Pea Nut Girl” from the Buckley, 1868 book page 25, or conveniently tabbed out for you in Tim’s book.  Play it stroke style or finger style, and post your results at week’s end. See you then!…"
Nov 4
Timothy Twiss replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"Quit yer whining"
Nov 4
Paul Draper replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"How about “Zinfandel’s Delight?” ....  Or “The Wages of Zin?”"
Nov 4
Al Smitley replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"Might be an interesting choice as soon as you arrive home."
Nov 3
Paul Draper replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"Why...thank you...  let me think on it and I’ll get back to you. Right now I’m off to a wine “tasting”..."
Nov 3
Rob Mohr replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Nov. 4th
"I've been messing around w/ Tim's Buckley's Guide for the Banjo 1868...hint hint...lol"
Nov 3
Timothy Twiss posted a discussion

Tune of the Week Nov. 4th

I nominate Paul Draper to pick one for this weekSee More
Nov 3
Timothy Twiss replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week Oct 28th
"Ha ha...oops. I pulled them down. Editing is such a bitch"
Nov 2

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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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Buckley 1868 TAB

Posted on June 29, 2018 at 4:00pm 7 Comments

I have only 3 of these left. I will not reprint them before they go to Mel Bay this Fall. 

Go to  www.timtwiss.com to order. 

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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