Minstrel Banjo

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Tim Twiss's Blog – August 2012 Archive (3)

New Converse Book

Anybody else playing this stuff? Here's this great new book, and I feel like I'm the only one at the party....a new Converse Book.....holy cow!!

Added by Tim Twiss on August 24, 2012 at 10:42pm — 4 Comments

Humidity

I did a little playing tonight, going outside with the Bell Banjo. It started at 50% RH, and as it grew darker, reached 68%. At about 65%, I could feel the pitch squirm a little bit, but no big issue. It got a little tubbier sounding then too, but was good. The skeeters came out then, so I came in. Anyway, having great fun watching conditions relative to the instrument and it's behavior. 

Added by Tim Twiss on August 24, 2012 at 7:42pm — 5 Comments

Converse 1871

Hey, anybody else going to join the party? All this fresh meat.....

Marc is adding tabs gradually. If you guys don't read notation well, this is a chance to build a library on the Ning site.

 

Added by Tim Twiss on August 12, 2012 at 8:57pm — No Comments

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