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winning bid by somebody from our gang ?

Posted by marc dalmasso on January 12, 2014 at 22:42 — 2 Comments

Peter O Toole

RIP ; i play the piano here for the moovie " Wings of fame "  ( palais de la Méditerranée NICE )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qp8Yel8xFI

Posted by marc dalmasso on December 15, 2013 at 20:29 — 7 Comments

 

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Joel Hooks replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Shameless Request!
"Thanks Marc!  I just saw this. Actually, the rules specifically state that no current or former pros are allowed to enter. But I'll happily take third place.  I think I won a cool banjo wrench.  Thanks to all for the votes!"
6 hours ago
Trapdoor2 replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Shameless Request!
"Congratulations to Joel Hooks for taking third place in the BHO Waltz competition! First place went to Hilarie Burnhans, a former professional OT player (Hotpoint String Band, one of my favorite touring dance bands). Frankly, I don't think this…"
7 hours ago
Alan Sims left a comment for Jody Stecher
"What I was getting at Jody and Mark was while I was learning the banjo .mandolin practice was going a drift. so now I have learned to give them both the same attention in my practice times , and not to favour  one over the other."
yesterday
Jody Stecher commented on marc dalmasso's video
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Buffalo rag_Tom Turpin_Bj & PC

"Oooooh!  goooood!"
yesterday
Jody Stecher replied to Alan Sims's discussion Torn between instruments
"Mutli-tasking is playing mandolin and banjo at once. No one can do that. But anyone can play and practice them sequentially.  A string is a string is a string. The same strings that go on a steel strung guitar go on a mandolin. The same soft…"
yesterday
Trapdoor2 replied to Alan Sims's discussion Torn between instruments
"Short answer: YES! I started out on 5-string BG style, took up CH style while still taking BG lessons. Bought a cheap mandolin when I got interested in Irish style fiddle music...and then bought a Tenor banjo (and a mandola and a guitar). Then I…"
yesterday
Alan Sims posted a discussion

Torn between instruments

About five years ago I bought a mandolin Kept up the practice and we got on fine together.Learned some swing and jazzy things .Then three years ago brother in law gave me a kay banjo said if I could get it up and running I could have it . I started…See More
yesterday
Mike Redman commented on marc dalmasso's video
yesterday
Trevor Boyd replied to Ginny Matheson's discussion Cammeyer banjo almost ready
"Hi Ginny As well as the classic banjo style featured on this site, I really like American old-time music, so I'm familiar with some of the tunes you mention.  I have just started learning clawhammer, which is a real challenge…"
Tuesday
A discussion started by Sandra Woodruff was featured

WE NEED MORE CLASSIC BANJO PLAYERS AT OUR SUMMER SCHOOL COURSE

Calling all Classic Banjo Players. I know some have already signed up for the Classic Banjo course with Elias Sibley at the BMG Federation Summer School June 20th – 22nd at Knuston Hall in Northamptonshire but we would love to have a few more of you…See More
Tuesday
Sandra Woodruff posted a discussion

WE NEED MORE CLASSIC BANJO PLAYERS AT OUR SUMMER SCHOOL COURSE

Calling all Classic Banjo Players. I know some have already signed up for the Classic Banjo course with Elias Sibley at the BMG Federation Summer School June 20th – 22nd at Knuston Hall in Northamptonshire but we would love to have a few more of you…See More
Tuesday
Alan Sims commented on marc dalmasso's video
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Buffalo rag_Tom Turpin_Bj & PC

"Well what a great catchy rag . I just love it ."
Tuesday
Ginny Matheson replied to Ginny Matheson's discussion Cammeyer banjo almost ready
"Hi, Trevor, I know what you mean about aches and pains.  I get carried away, sometimes, playing banjo or fiddle, and suffer afterwards.  I wish I had been around music as a kid, but I missed out on that.  I have a lot of catching up…"
Tuesday
Trevor Boyd replied to Ginny Matheson's discussion Cammeyer banjo almost ready
"Actually I'm going to the BMG Summer School in June and might be able to make the Classic Banjo taster session with Elias Sibley.  Perhaps he can spot what I'm doing wrong.  "
Tuesday
Trevor Boyd replied to Ginny Matheson's discussion Cammeyer banjo almost ready
"I pop in and out from time to time.  What has frustrated me is a series of aches and pains that develop when I play my banjo for any length of time, so that I have to give it a rest.  When that happens I don't have much to add to…"
Tuesday
marc dalmasso commented on marc dalmasso's video
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Capitol city_Harry J Lincoln

"Thanks everybody ; will post soon the version with my dad ; yes the march is very cool for the banjo , _should be a standard... , asap , i will send the dots , tab  & piano acc for the library"
Tuesday
Richard William Ineson replied to Ginny Matheson's discussion Cammeyer banjo almost ready
"HI Ginny, Good to hear that another Cammeyer banjo has been rescued, I have had a couple of the Patent model and they also needed restoration, the walls of the hoop/pot, are hollow and have holes cut into the inner wall which is made from thin wood…"
Tuesday
thereallyniceman commented on marc dalmasso's video
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Capitol city_Harry J Lincoln

"Great video and a great march, Marc.  Another that I have never heard before. The strumming with the nails is very effective. Do you have the score for this available?? Keep them coming :-)"
Tuesday
Ginny Matheson posted a photo

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Ginny with old Kay open back banjo
Monday
Ginny Matheson is now friends with Richard William Ineson and Jody Stecher
Monday
 
 
 

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