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

Jim Crow Museum

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Sep 20. 9 Replies

Want to look this stuff right in the eye? Take the virtual tour, or better yet......go there.…Continue

Early Banjo Notation: A re-post over on the Hangout

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Sep 9. 2 Replies

A common stumbling block in playing old banjo music ( from the mid 19th Century ) is reading notation. TAB is the accepted norm for hobbyists these days, as is understandable due to its easily…Continue

Tutors, TABS, and Tunes

Started Aug 13 0 Replies

I have the website in pretty good working condition with a lot of stuff that may be useful to the community. Drop by for a visit. Open for suggestions and comments.…Continue

Briggs' to A/E notation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trapdoor2 Aug 4. 20 Replies

So, almost done. Pay a visit to…Continue

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Timothy Twiss replied to Steve Stroot's discussion Beware
"Well, I only invested (and well spent) $9,000.00 but I have full access and part ownership in an original banjo from Africa. It has been promised that it will be shipped to me so that I can share it here in America very soon"
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Timothy Twiss replied to Steve Stroot's discussion Beware
"Gosh, Vital Information from Africa. Maybe it's some really important banjo discovery? I think I'm going to get in touch with these people."
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Savory's Jig

"Always thought it would be good with accompaniment"
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Taylor's Clog Hornpipe

"Still as good as the first posting. That banjoist needs to lighten up a bit tho "
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Taylor's Clog Hornpipe

"Besides, you're in the key of 'G'!"
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The Camptown Hornpipe

"Source tune for "Congo Prince Jig""
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Taylor's Clog Hornpipe

"Shouldn't one of you be wearing a flannel shirt?"
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Taylor's Clog Hornpipe

Found in "The Banjoist" by FB Converse...c. 1871.
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Timothy Twiss replied to Strumelia's discussion October is GOURD BANJO MONTH ! Show the love!
"I am gourdless right now, so I dove into my stash of tunes and pulled up this video. Years ago Mara Eagle was around on this site, and she turned me on to this music. Here is my version."
Oct 13

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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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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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