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Timothy Twiss
  • Highland, MI
  • United States
  • 10 years
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Jim Crow Museum

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss yesterday. 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 commented on Mark Weems's video
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Joe Ayers & Mark Weems: John Diamond's Walkaround

"So good to see Joe playing. He is our Godfather....a Prime Mover."
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Timothy Twiss replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Jim Crow Museum
"I just did."
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Timothy Twiss replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Jim Crow Museum
"I never listened to any music. "
yesterday
Paul Draper replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Jim Crow Museum
"However, on their webpage if you go to Special Features and drop down to "Jump Jim Crow" (video), the audio they provide is Henry Reed playing the fiddle tune "Jump Jim Crow" which bears no similarity that I can see with the T.D.…"
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Timothy Twiss replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Jim Crow Museum
"They have a huge wall display with the person (Rice) Jim Crow.....and the music behind it. "
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Timothy Twiss replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Jim Crow Museum
"yes."
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Al Smitley replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Jim Crow Museum
"Looks like it's closed on weekends.  Can you get away during the week?  If so, let's go before it starts snowing."
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Timothy Twiss replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Jim Crow Museum
"We should go Al."
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Timothy Twiss replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Jim Crow Museum
"I watched the online tour. Oh man......it is a must see. "
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Al Smitley replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Jim Crow Museum
"Geez!  Didn't realize Big Rapids was that far north.  2 hrs and 47 minutes away!"
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Al Smitley replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Jim Crow Museum
"Thanks for posting that.  I think I've seen something about this but was not aware it was within a day's jaunt there and back."
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Jim Crow Museum

Want to look this stuff right in the eye? Take the virtual tour, or better yet......go there.https://ferris.edu/htmls/news/jimcrow/index.htmSee More
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Jailhouse Frolic

"Can you hum a few bars? "
Sep 10
Timothy Twiss replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Early Banjo Notation: A re-post over on the Hangout
"Hey, thanks Rob. Let's all do our best to keep it alive."
Sep 9
Rob Mohr replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Early Banjo Notation: A re-post over on the Hangout
"So this is the reason I should tell my wife when I say I NEED another banjo?? Lol I'm all seriousness, Tim, THANK YOU!! You've done awesome work through the years for those of us in this community. Just as relevant now as it was then. Your…"
Sep 9

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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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