I have a question. I see the term "walk around" in the titles ofseveral songs listed here. Is a walk around a type of dance?I enjoy learning the background information as much as Ienjoy the music…Continue
I am intrested in perriod accessories. For instance:What did the minstrel Era Banjoist (term?) useto protect and carry his banjo? did they have cases as we know them? did the instruments with wooden…Continue
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I did and / do not mean to belittle musicians.
I enjoy learning a musical style on appropriate instruments !
But I realized long ago that I have a lot of fun trying inappropriate things too!
I have instruments that I have built that have no name or appripriate musical family
or music just for that instrument. I enjoy learning and doodling around musically.
One of my outlandish approaches is to play old time music on a Tenor Recorder.
The old line about baseball players adapted to me !!
Don't know how much skill i'll end up with but I'm havin a great time
1. Don't take it so seriously
2. If I'm not having fun don't do it
3. It was in tune when I bought it !!
I have returned to This site , I'm glad to be here. Now
that personal Issues are resolved and I have Time to
learn and enjoy this instrument. I would like to explain
my banjo , It was built with the"use what ya got" approach.
I didn't have much money or special shop at my disposal
so I just kinda went for it. The Pot is made from a piece
of that aqua bluesewer pipe that ya often see at
construction sites. The neck and dowel are from…Continue