"That's one week at classic banjo. I have played music on other instruments for a long time and I sight read with Tenor banjo, mandolin and violin. But what I have to learn on the 5 string is where the notes are on the fingerboard. also the…"
"To be clear, the finish on the neck of my JE Dallas zither-banjo is the same as on the back of the pot of both mine and the one on eBay (is "Resonator" the right word for the back of a zither-banjo?). Another possible difference is…"
"It's also interesting that you mentioned the neck, Carrie. The neck seems to have its finish stripped. The neck on my Dallas zb has a bit of gloss. The heel carvings are similar on the two banjos. But the neck of mine (#6633) is of several…"
"It's interesting that it went for so much. I posted a link on Banjo Hangout on the Collectors Forum but no-one came back with any information about the maker however, some ideas that it could have been made by Lange. Anyway, it is…"
"It's a bit of a gamble at that price as there may be some hidden defects and it will need some time, effort and money to bring it back to life, but it is a fancy banjo and will repay the investment. Lipoff seems to have been a violinist and may…"
"For quick satisfaction and a very musical piece try the "Spanish Fandango."
Follow that up with a similar piece, easy and exciting "On The Mill Dam Gallop" by A. Babb.
Check out the" Banjo Players Favorite" by…"
"Wow! Really nice. There's also a JE Dallas 5-string that might be good and a lot less expensive. I keep trying to post the URL but instead I get hundreds of characters. And there's a TIP TOP JE Dallas Zither-Banjo at a lower…"
"I have looked over most of your videos... Thanks for them... :) I actually like the Grimshaw books. I just wish there were more practice songs before going on to the next step.... The book seems to be written for someone that is…"
"These are the tools that came with a Weaver banjo, you got one spanner/wrench and a screw driver. Tow types of wrench and an unusual typr of screwdriver with a wood inset in the handle. All very rare nowadays."
Thanks for accepting me, I am new to classic banjo, though I have listened o it for many years. I recently aquired a Windsor Popular in a very sorry state and set about restoring it. I am an Irish tenor banjo player as a rule, but getting hold of…See More