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Rob Mohr
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  • Milford, VA
  • United States
  • 7 years
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Kick off the New Year TotW...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Cypret Jan 3. 5 Replies

Unless someone has a different tune they prefer, how about kicking off the new year with Don't You Hear De Bulgine??To me, it appears deceptively simple...Plus, I can't find a video newer than 10…Continue

TotW - 18 NOV 2019

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Nov 23, 2019. 5 Replies

I have it down to the following from Buckley 1868 (Tim's book): Buckley's Hornpipe, Dan Emmett's Reel, or Lazy Joe (Jig)...Somebody make a decision...Continue

Decisions, decisions...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Mohr May 9, 2019. 2 Replies

I had been considering a mountain banjo because it just seems like FUN!! However, I decided another minstrel banjo is probably the way to go. My Stichter repro tends to wilt with heat and humidity…Continue

Good article...

Started Apr 17, 2019 0 Replies

https://www.wbur.org/artery/2019/04/17/banjo-project-digital-museumI had heard of The Banjo Project, but it's been a…Continue

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Rob Mohr replied to Al Smitley's discussion History of the banjo presentation
"Gee, Al, that's pretty ambitious!! I got a lot out of The Birth of the Banjo - Joel Walker Sweeney & Early Minstrelsy (Bob Carlin) and African Banjo Echoes in Appalachia (Cecelia Conway)...hope that helps..."
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Don’t You Hear De Bulgine

James Buckley - 1868; Buckley’s Guide for the Banjo - Tim Twiss; Bell Stichter banjo w/ Buckeye Banjos bridge
Jan 6
Michael Cypret replied to Rob Mohr's discussion Kick off the New Year TotW...
"I run into that problem very occasionally with YouTube, especially when searching bicycle racing/Cyclocross. "
Jan 3
Rob Mohr replied to Rob Mohr's discussion Kick off the New Year TotW...
"Yes, I've seen Richard's from a couple years ago. But, the YouTube search doesn't pop Paul's or Chris's for whatever reason in the first 15-20 results. I suppose I should use this site for research too. Old habits...are we…"
Jan 3
Paul Draper replied to Rob Mohr's discussion Kick off the New Year TotW...
Jan 3
Michael Cypret replied to Rob Mohr's discussion Kick off the New Year TotW...
"Oh. Twiss’ version is on YouTube not in Prieto’s Playlist. "
Jan 3
Michael Cypret replied to Rob Mohr's discussion Kick off the New Year TotW...
"Sounds good to me. Chris Prieto has a version of it on YouTube in his “Crash and Burn Minstrel Banjo” Playlist. Tim Twiss’ version is also there. "
Jan 3
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Kick off the New Year TotW...

Unless someone has a different tune they prefer, how about kicking off the new year with Don't You Hear De Bulgine??To me, it appears deceptively simple...Plus, I can't find a video newer than 10 years old...See More
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Buckley’s Banjo Jig

Phil Rice’s Correct Method for the Banjo - 1858; The Early Minstrel Banjo - Joe Weidlich; Bell Stichter banjo
Dec 31, 2019
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Dec 30, 2019
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Turn Up Jack (Jig)

"That is a good one"
Dec 30, 2019
Rob Mohr commented on Rob Mohr's video
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Turn Up Jack (Jig)

"Unless someone has a better idea, I'm rolling on to Buckley's Banjo Jig (Rice - 1858). Seems like a good opportunity to work on some deliberate timing."
Dec 29, 2019
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Turn Up Jack (Jig)

"My wife got me a mic to record with. It's a lot clearer and notes dont sound flat, as they do with the mic in the tablet...no excuses now lol"
Dec 29, 2019

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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
minstrelbanjo.com
How long have you played banjo?
7 years
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Bell Stichter, Backyard Music fretted & fretless, Carver Gourd, Flint Hills resonator

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At 12:24pm on August 31, 2018, Tom Taggart said…

Rob, I am sure your family will enjoy the day. Looking forward to meeting you there.

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