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Rob Mohr
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  • Milford, VA
  • United States
  • 7 years
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TotW - 18 NOV 2019

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Nov 23. 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. 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

Google Doodle

Started Jan 11 0 Replies

I know this isn't quite minstrel banjo related, but today's Google doodle was Earl Scruggs and the banjo.…Continue

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"Hahaha I tend to work on 2-3 songs at a time to prevent boredom. And sometimes, it's good just to go do something else, then re-attack. It helps stave off burn out and disrupt possible forming of bad habits."
Nov 26
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Phil Rice: Correct Method for the Banjo With or Without a Master - 1858, Tab by Tim Twiss, Carver gourdie banjo
Nov 26
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Lazy Joe (Jig)

"Exactly, same here. I felt really solid on some of the phrases, but some others just threw a wrench into things. It just seems disjointed to me."
Nov 23
Sonny Bryan commented on Rob Mohr's video
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Lazy Joe (Jig)

"This tune is definitely not a solid “stroke style” minstrel type, Rob.  It uses a lot of thumb; even with pull offs. The dotted eighths also add to the difficulty in establishing a solid rhythm. I found it hard to maintain a good…"
Nov 23
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Lazy Joe (Jig)

"Posted both because they both seem equally bad"
Nov 23
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Nov 23
Timothy Twiss replied to Rob Mohr's discussion TotW - 18 NOV 2019
"Duh...I meant compare to Whelpley's Jig, not Buckley's."
Nov 23
Rob Mohr commented on Paul Draper's video
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Lazy Joe

"Lucky you!! Mine can never keep time with me. Lol"
Nov 23
Rob Mohr replied to Rob Mohr's discussion TotW - 18 NOV 2019
"Coming together in bits and pieces. It's some of the little transitions from phrases. It's almost in phases. That's what you get for letting me pick!! Hahahaha"
Nov 20
Timothy Twiss replied to Rob Mohr's discussion TotW - 18 NOV 2019
"Good choice. Think of "Buckley's Jig" as you approach it"
Nov 18
Rob Mohr replied to Rob Mohr's discussion TotW - 18 NOV 2019
"Let's roll with Lazy Joe (Buckley 1868, p53 in Tim's Buckley's Guide for the Banjo). Looks deceptively "easy", with some 2d string 3d fret hiccups and a couple speed bumps up the neck at 5th & 7th frets..."
Nov 18
Chris Prieto replied to Rob Mohr's discussion TotW - 18 NOV 2019
"These are all great. You gotta pick it tho haha"
Nov 17
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TotW - 18 NOV 2019

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...See More
Nov 17

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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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