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I reworked this piece dedicated to Paul Draper, an excellent musician from upstate New York. Once a…
Dedicated to the East Coast Banjo Player, Scholar, maker of bridges, thimbles, and all around good…
Comparing the G/D fretless banjo to the A/E fretted Minstrel banjo. My work is gravitating towards…
Dotted rhythms, chords, and moving to higher positions.
This is a 16 bar piece. It address the idea of hitting Strikes on the inner strings, double thumb,…
This is a demonstration and breakdown of Etude 1. It's all about "letting the banjo be the banjo" a…
Ok, this tune gets more hits and comments than anything else. Perhaps it is the amusing word in the…
This is a montage of sights and sounds from the weekend in September 2006, when all the crazy Minst…
An original harvested in the UP 9 years ago. The fretted Minstrel has evolved up to the F/Bb range.…
Continuing the exploration of this transitional banjo. This is the best it has felt.....tuned to F/…
Old Virginny Break down and Old Virginny Jig c. 1840. Played on de electric Boucher.
I got this from Christy Minstrels' Banjo Tutor. Bee Gum Reel is from Converse Yellow book.
This is part of the reason had this banjo made...to understand and DESTROY these pieces. ( ha ha...…
Provided to YouTube by CDBaby Kicking Up the Devil on a Holiday / Dr. Hecock's Jig · James Bryan &a…
A Strathspey from Kerr's Second Collection of Merry Melodies.
Further experiments with the phone as a video device.I think the audio and video are both improved.…
My first video using a phone to directly record and load to YouTube. The audio and video seem ok. I…
Using a Hooks Thimble for the first time in a recording.
An original by the great F.B. Converse from the Analytical Method of 1886.
There are two basic styles to use for Early Banjo. First is the Stroke Style, and the other is Guit…
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