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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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Wake Up Jake, or the Old Iron City.

"Great! Thanks, Paul!...it's one of those I keep hearing and like, but it's not Buckley, Briggs, Converse, Rice, or Foster, so it's not in any of my books..."
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Rob Mohr commented on John Masciale's event An Early Banjo Gathering
"Signed up and ready to go!! I have a sleeping bag and a banjo, I figure that's all I need!!"
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Rob Mohr is attending John Masciale's event

An Early Banjo Gathering at Renfrew Museum and Park

June 26, 2020 at 7pm to June 28, 2020 at 1pm
We are hosting an Early American Banjo gathering. The committee for this event are John and Elaine Masciale, Tim Twiss, Al Smitley, and Andy Chase. At the end of the last gathering there was a lot of interest in continuing with the gathering, but we needed a new venue.  After a lot of searching we are pleased to announce that Renfrew Museum is willing to host us.Our goals are:!. To educate about and create an appreciation for the early American banjo, its musical repertoire, and its role in…See More
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Wake Up Jake, or the Old Iron City.

"I've noticed this is a popular tune at our gatherings. Is there music or tab of it somewhere, so I can add this to my repertoire?"
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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

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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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