I did and / do not mean to belittle musicians.
I enjoy learning a musical style on appropriate instruments !
But I realized long ago that I have a lot of fun trying inappropriate things too!
I have instruments that I have built that have no name or appripriate musical family
or music just for that instrument. I enjoy learning and doodling around musically.
One of my outlandish approaches is to play old time music on a Tenor Recorder.
The old line about baseball players adapted to me !!
Don't know how much skill i'll end up with but I'm havin a great time
1. Don't take it so seriously
2. If I'm not having fun don't do it
3. It was in tune when I bought it !!
Needed a coffin Case for my new sweet Banjo from Jay Moschella. it sounds sooo sweet. I have a reenactment event this weekend at Ft Tejon, Lebec CA.
Figured I could make my own. Took me 4 days, made a couple measurement errors...nothing that the belt Sander could not fix. This was…Continue
Putting a call out to anyone out here in Southern California that is particularly into this style of Banjo Playing.
I live in Santa Barbara, and have not seen anyone so far on the website that is out here. I read on with envy at all of you that get to get to get together. A lot of cool stuff going on out there.
I have returned to This site , I'm glad to be here. Now
that personal Issues are resolved and I have Time to
learn and enjoy this instrument. I would like to explain
my banjo , It was built with the"use what ya got" approach.
I didn't have much money or special shop at my disposal
so I just kinda went for it. The Pot is made from a piece
of that aqua bluesewer pipe that ya often see at
construction sites. The neck and dowel are from…Continue
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