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Chris Prieto
  • San Diego, CA
  • United States
  • Since early 2014
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Chris Prieto's Discussions

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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Chris Prieto replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week
"I always used the one in the rice book for key of A three sharps"
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Chris Prieto replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week
"That last bass note on the A and B parts is weird. I don't get how to play it and play the notes that come after it on beat."
Saturday
Chris Prieto liked Rob Mohr's video
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Chris Prieto replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week
"Nice! Rapahanock Jig sounds great. Don't think I've learned that one yet either."
Friday
Chris Prieto replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week
"I'll dig around and see if I can come up with some this evening"
Thursday
Chris Prieto replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Tune of the Week
"I'm down"
Thursday
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"Fooled me"
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"That's funny I believe the low camera at upward angle and the fact I play with index finger and my middle finger just hovers created a lil movie magic as I'm just playing regular stroke style haha"
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Antietam Jig

Minstrel banjo tune of the week. Frank Converse green book, Menzies banjo
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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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