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Darling Nelly Gray, live - Berghan & Denhard

Darling Nelly Gray, published 1856 Composed by Benjamin Hanby Performed by Tom Berghan, Early Banjo & Gus Denhard, Romantic Guitar

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Comment by Mark Weems on July 28, 2017 at 10:44pm
most excellent!
Comment by Tom Berghan on July 29, 2017 at 8:38am
Thank you Mark! It's a pleasure to play with Gus. He has been playing 6 string guitar for about a month (seriously) but he has played lute, theorbo, and baroque guitar for decades. He is a skilled musician. Gus and I both got "Romantic guitars" close to the same time and together we have been pouring over 19th century guitar treatises to try and figure out "historically informed" styles of playing guitar accompaniment. This was our first little recording. It's a lot of fun!
Comment by Wes Merchant on July 29, 2017 at 12:23pm
I believe he's Jared's brother, Jared was at the last AEBG and I think is a member here.
Comment by Tom Berghan on July 29, 2017 at 3:39pm

Hi Wes, You are correct.  Gus and Jared Denhard are brothers and Jared plays banjo and is a member here.  However, Gus lives in Seattle and Jared lives in Columbia Maryland so they are not able to see each other much, but now they will be able to play some of these old tunes together!

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