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Rob Mohr
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  • Milford, VA
  • United States
  • 7 years
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Neat Banjo Video from Vox

Started this discussion. Last reply by Strumelia Nov 4, 2022. 1 Reply

This is an interesting video, especially when he gets into making his own recording. https://youtu.be/wrRfOzhM2AEContinue

Good banjo history article

Started Oct 11, 2022 0 Replies

Most of us already know most of this, but it's a pretty good article just the same. It's kinda long, but so is the broad history of our beloved banjo...Black History of the Banjo - The Front Porch…Continue

Blue Bell Valse - Buckley

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Mohr Sep 2, 2021. 8 Replies

Been working on BBV lately. I STINK with barre chords, fretted or unfretted. That aside, anyone have any tips rolling from the 10th measure into the 11th and 12th measures?? I struggle getting from…Continue

Joe Sweeny Convergence - Appomattox, VA

Started Aug 25, 2021 0 Replies

Anyone know if the Sweeny Convergence is on this year the weekend after Labor Day??Also, any word about the Antietam Convergence at Renfrew??Continue

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Rob Mohr replied to Strumelia's discussion A new Discussion - why
"I've kinda floated over to playing more clawhammer. Admittedly, I've neglected the minstrel. But hey, this gives me reason enough to pick it up again & start posting more videos."
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Strumelia replied to Rob Mohr's discussion Neat Banjo Video from Vox
"Yes I just saw this today. Very cool."
Nov 4, 2022
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Neat Banjo Video from Vox

This is an interesting video, especially when he gets into making his own recording. https://youtu.be/wrRfOzhM2AESee More
Oct 28, 2022
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Gen. Burnside’s and Gen. Pope’s Jigs

"Thanks for posting, Paul. Burnside's is special to me thanks to you getting the timing of those pull-offs. It's part of my warm up tunes just for that."
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Good banjo history article

Most of us already know most of this, but it's a pretty good article just the same. It's kinda long, but so is the broad history of our beloved banjo...Black History of the Banjo - The Front Porchhttps://frontporchcville.org/black-history-of-the-banjo/See More
Oct 11, 2022
Rob Mohr replied to IAN SALTER's discussion AMERICAN TUTOR BOOKS IN GREAT BRITAIN.
"From what I understand, Sweeny was in England around 1848-ish. So, I'd guess it may have started around then, though it's well known he basically learned "by ear" from Uncle Eph. But I'd guess it was the groups that came not…"
Sep 17, 2022
Rob Mohr replied to IAN SALTER's discussion AMERICAN TUTOR BOOKS IN GREAT BRITAIN.
"It wouldn't surprise if the tutors made their way there with the proliferation of the banjo and American acts. Now, did they set up a table and sell merchandise? I highly doubt that. Lol...The way these things go, I imagine the tutors were sort…"
Sep 16, 2022
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Rise Old Napper

"Yes, it is!! I like it a lot...it's to warm up with..."
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Dan Bryant’s Waltz

"I do the same thing, Al!! Lol...I get stuck trying the same songs as Paul, and never end up sounding as good. Lately I've been stuck on Black Brigade Camp Dance from Tim's new book. Just can't get the tumble right. UGH!! Maybe…"
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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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