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Chris Prieto
  • San Diego, CA
  • United States
  • Since early 2014
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Winners new primer for the violin

Started Sep 3 0 Replies

I can't remember if I ever had a link to this but my Google's turned up nothing. Can anyone direct me to the right place or send me a PDF of available?I finally found a violin player to play along…Continue

Rumseys Jig sheet music for fiddle

Started this discussion. Last reply by Al Smitley Mar 7. 1 Reply

I was wondering if there's a sheet for this somewhere? I only have converse version for banjo which I believe won't work for a violinContinue

Briggs named quite a few tunes after himself

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Prieto Jan 12. 3 Replies

I've recently began going thru Briggs book again and noticed. I don't think I've seen anyone do that in any of the tutors. I do recall reading or hearing in a video that Frank Converse wrote the…Continue

Halp! What is a trill?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Berghan Oct 18, 2018. 4 Replies

I can read the description on Wikipedia and hear them played on my Twiss USB drive but I can't wrap my noodle around it. Currently trying to play Frank Converse's Jig and it's tripping me up.Continue

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Winners new primer for the violin

I can't remember if I ever had a link to this but my Google's turned up nothing. Can anyone direct me to the right place or send me a PDF of available?I finally found a violin player to play along with and we got thru bobbin around :)See More
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"Been enjoying playing some of these the last few days. Was pleasantly surprised when I saw it for sale :)"
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Jake Bacchus' Reel ? Where Did You Come From

"Haha yeah just like jeeeeeez how was that four years ago... Either way this is one of my favs. "
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Jake Bacchus' Reel ? Where Did You Come From

"Seems like just yesterday to me. Feels like a year or two tops haha "
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Jake Bacchus' Reel ? Where Did You Come From

"I'm more impressed by the fact that this video is someh four years old!!! "
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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Google
How long have you played banjo?
Since early 2014
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Bell Sweeney, Prust boucher, recording king dirty open back

Hello There!

My name is Chris. I am a web developer from San Diego, CA. I play clawhammer and stroke style. I enjoy eating, drinking beer and riding my bike when not playing the banjo. I also dabble in concertina/accordion toonies.

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Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 8:32pm on March 23, 2017, Timothy Twiss said…

You are totally killin' it lately. All your tunes are not getting up here, but members should visit your page. You are totally hitting a stride.

At 12:17pm on November 28, 2018, Paul Painter said…

Thanks Chris...it looks good! Regards Paul

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