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Timothy Twiss
  • Highland, MI
  • United States
  • 10 years
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New Minstrel Music

Started this discussion. Last reply by CURTIS PAYNE Mar 18. 1 Reply

There is a new publication coming out this summer with 50 new Early Banjo songs in TAB. It is similar to the old Tutors.....just more of it. A lot of stuff not tabbed yet....Rose of Alabama, Battle…Continue

Zoom a Toon

Started Apr 18, 2020 0 Replies

Want to learn something new? Try one you have been stumped on? Maybe a brand new one? Let's "Zoom a Toon". For ten bucks, I'll send you an arrangement, and have a Zoom session to go over it. Get in…Continue

PICK UP SOMETHING NEW??

Started Mar 22, 2020 0 Replies

If anyone wants to try something new....a custom arrangement, Hybrid playing, Hammer technique etc, ZOOM sessions are the way to go. Send a message to set one up. Continue

Early Banjo Volume 1

Started Jan 12, 2020 0 Replies

My Freshman effort and world wide sensation "Early Banjo Volume 1" is available on CD for $10.00 including shipping. I found a stash of 1 dozen in clearing out, so I am making them available.…Continue

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Koromanti Part 1

c. 1700 from a transcription by Hans Sloane
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Koromanti Part 3 from the Hans Sloane c. 1700

I do not understand it, but I like it.
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CURTIS PAYNE replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion New Minstrel Music
"I hope it has Swing low Sweet Chariot "
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Fairy Dance

Original arrangement by Timothy Twiss, played on a fretted Minstrel Banjo.
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De Old Jaw Bone

Original arrangement by Timothy Twiss, played on a fretted Minstrel Banjo.
Mar 12
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New Minstrel Music

There is a new publication coming out this summer with 50 new Early Banjo songs in TAB. It is similar to the old Tutors.....just more of it. A lot of stuff not tabbed yet....Rose of Alabama, Battle Cry of Freedom, Angelina Baker etc. Anyway, I am releasing videos of these one at a time. It is a performance of the song while looking at the notation score. Access to my notation is free...but I hope it whets the appetite of TAB players....the exact transcriptions will be available in the beautiful…See More
Mar 12
Timothy Twiss replied to Rob Mohr's discussion New Strike Adjustments
"Always feels good to overcome a stumbling block.....good luck "
Feb 23

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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
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How long have you played banjo?
10 years
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Bell Boucher

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Buckley 1868 TAB

Posted on June 29, 2018 at 4:00pm 7 Comments

I have only 3 of these left. I will not reprint them before they go to Mel Bay this Fall. 

Go to  www.timtwiss.com to order. 

Comment Wall (17 comments)

At 10:07pm on December 11, 2015, Donovan Murphy said…

What happened to the old profile?

At 10:18pm on December 11, 2015, Timothy Twiss said…

Switched it up

At 7:15am on January 14, 2016, Al Smitley said…

That's what happens when I smile!

At 7:58am on January 14, 2016, Timothy Twiss said…

Ha ha...yea. Now I get it.       

Lurch.

At 9:11am on January 14, 2016, Al Smitley said…
At 9:48am on January 14, 2016, Timothy Twiss said…

YES...that's it

At 9:30am on March 7, 2017, Strumelia said…

Hey Tim, nice new avatar.  I recognize Al there, but who are the other two fellows?

At 10:38am on March 7, 2017, Timothy Twiss said…

Dan Bilich and Gordy Sharpe.....tuba and drums

At 4:13pm on March 7, 2017, Al Smitley said…

It's funny how this photographic method seems to make us look like we were playing music during our break at the flour mill!

At 11:29pm on March 7, 2017, Timothy Twiss said…

Ha ha Al.....you look gray.

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