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Timothy Twiss
  • Highland, MI
  • United States
  • 10 years
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Timothy Twiss's Discussions

PICK UP SOMETHING NEW??

Started Mar 22 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 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

TOTW 12/9/19

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Mohr Dec 10, 2019. 1 Reply

Who will anoint a piece for this week ?Continue

TOTW 11/25/19

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Nov 26, 2019. 4 Replies

This has been great. Since there is a lull, I'd like to jump in and suggest the next one. How about "What's Going On?" from the monumental and unique Rice Book of 1858? This one is not complicated,…Continue

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Grape-Vine Twist

"If you go to my Youtube site and find a playlist called "Fiddle Tunes"....you will find 94 arrangements not found in the Tutors"
6 hours ago
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Grape-Vine Twist

"Fiddle music is a very good source of material. Many of the early banjo players also played fiddle, so the integration was logical. When choosing a fiddle tune for banjo, almost ANY will work.....but some are better than others. I look for the…"
17 hours ago
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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. See More
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AEBG I

"2006"
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AEBG I

"I think the final year was 2015.  What was the first?"
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AEBG I

"God willing, we will be doing this again in June"
Mar 18
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AEBG I

This is a montage of sights and sounds from the weekend in September 2006, when all the crazy Minstrel Banjo guys converged on the drafty barn at the Antieta...
Mar 18
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La Luna Waltz

"Yes, but I have to hold it upside down. Quite a tiring way to play."
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La Luna Waltz

"Amazing ambidexterity. The right hand seems to know exactly what the left hand is doing. is that one of those new harp banjos?"
Mar 2
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La Luna Waltz

From the Analytical Method of 1886.
Mar 1
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"That was a tasty one"
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what is it

"I made it"
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what is it

"Source!  Source!"
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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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