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Timothy Twiss
  • Highland, MI
  • United States
  • 10 years
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Early Banjo Volume 1

Started Jan 12 0 Replies

My Freshman effort and world wide sensation "Early Banjo Volume 1" is available on CD for $10.00 including shipping. I found a stash of 1 dozen in clearing out, so I am making them available.…Continue

TOTW 12/9/19

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Mohr Dec 10, 2019. 1 Reply

Who will anoint a piece for this week ?Continue

TOTW 11/25/19

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Nov 26, 2019. 4 Replies

This has been great. Since there is a lull, I'd like to jump in and suggest the next one. How about "What's Going On?" from the monumental and unique Rice Book of 1858? This one is not complicated,…Continue

Tune of the Week Nov. 4th

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Draper Nov 10, 2019. 13 Replies

I nominate Paul Draper to pick one for this weekContinue

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"I made it"
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"Source!  Source!"
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Timothy Twiss commented on John Masciale's event An Early Banjo Gathering
"This should be amazing. After a lull in the action, I'm glad to see this revived. I recall going to the first AEBG and the impact it had on me....to hang out and play with people for real. See other instruments, share books and tunes, play…"
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Timothy Twiss is attending John Masciale's event

An Early Banjo Gathering at Renfrew Museum and Park

June 26, 2020 at 7pm to June 28, 2020 at 1pm
We are hosting an Early American Banjo gathering. The committee for this event are John and Elaine Masciale, Tim Twiss, Al Smitley, and Andy Chase. At the end of the last gathering there was a lot of interest in continuing with the gathering, but we needed a new venue.  After a lot of searching we are pleased to announce that Renfrew Museum is willing to host us.Our goals are:!. To educate about and create an appreciation for the early American banjo, its musical repertoire, and its role in…See More
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Timothy Twiss replied to John Masciale's discussion Banjo Gathering
"Yahoo. Great work John and Elaine."
Feb 5
Timothy Twiss replied to Al Smitley's discussion Help with site
"Seems okay now"
Feb 3
Timothy Twiss replied to Al Smitley's discussion Help with site
"I don't think the friend status is permanent until a comment is left."
Feb 2
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"Or, if they are online, you can "chat" from the "members online" box"
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"A comment is a public declaration, like this. Messages are sent in private, but you must be "friends" in order to do that."
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"You mean we weren't friends until now?!?  Is this how one finds and sends "Comments", to go to  "Friend"s page?  Is that what I'm looking for....."Comments"?"
Jan 26
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"I sent you a message about that"
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Early Banjo Volume 1

My Freshman effort and world wide sensation "Early Banjo Volume 1" is available on CD for $10.00 including shipping. I found a stash of 1 dozen in clearing out, so I am making them available. Recorded in 2007 on my Hartel Sweeney Banjo, it turns out to be a decent listen with creative interpretations of pieces like "Pea Patch Jig" "Sugar In De Gourd" and O Pray Goody". Get yours today. When its gone...it's gone.Go here for Paypal…See More
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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 (17 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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