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Steve Harrison replied to Jody Stecher's discussion No Banjo Antics but pale turquoise is a good carpet color.
"Hi Jody, I've never had a banjo lesson being totally self taught. I got hold of my first banjo in the mid 1960's and had been playing piano accordion since an early age. I couldn't get on with tab so I figured out how to tune the…"
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Frank Coyne replied to Jody Stecher's discussion No Banjo Antics but pale turquoise is a good carpet color.
"Hi Jody, Thanks', glad you liked them. Frank"
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Trapdoor2 replied to thereallyniceman's discussion I have a bigger one than I thought !
"I play by feel more than by intent. That is, I don't consiously put my RH in a specific place, I find the most comfortable spot and start from there. For me, that spot happens to be (usually) just below the neck/pot juncture. I then move about…"
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Jody Stecher replied to Jody Stecher's discussion No Banjo Antics but pale turquoise is a good carpet color.
"Yes but they are here in California. Other forum members will know of specialists on your side of the ocean. Thanks for the JE Dallas photos.   "
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Frank Coyne replied to Jody Stecher's discussion No Banjo Antics but pale turquoise is a good carpet color.
"Hi Jody, Thanks’ for comments. A few photos of the Dallas appended. It needs some refurbishment. Do you know of anybody who specialises in this work?  The first piece Eddie taught his students was The Mervan Schottische. No idea of…"
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thereallyniceman replied to Jody Stecher's discussion No Banjo Antics but pale turquoise is a good carpet color.
"Send me a square out of your carpet Jody and I will take a photo of my Paragon standing on it and post that too. :-)"
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Jody Stecher replied to Jody Stecher's discussion No Banjo Antics but pale turquoise is a good carpet color.
"BUT, does the score have a turquoise/aquamarine/pale blue carpet? "
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thereallyniceman replied to Jody Stecher's discussion No Banjo Antics but pale turquoise is a good carpet color.
"I don't have a recording..BUT. I have a copy of the score: I have added the full score to the MUSIC LIBRARY."
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Jody Stecher replied to Jody Stecher's discussion No Banjo Antics but pale turquoise is a good carpet color.
"Yes, it's an excellent tune. Although it has no big finger stretches or difficult chord shapes, playing "Life In Louisiana" involves a fair amount of jumping around up and down the fingerboard. I don't know if I'd give it to…"
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Steve Harrison replied to Jody Stecher's discussion No Banjo Antics but pale turquoise is a good carpet color.
" Hi Jody, Life in Louisiana was the second classic banjo tune that I learned to play I've never heard it played by anyone else so I look forward to your rendition. It's a good tune and should be played more often...Steve."
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No Banjo Antics but pale turquoise is a good carpet color.

Sorry, I don't have a recording of Banjo Antics, Frank. But I *do* have a carpet of the same color as the one beneath your Paragon!   I'll try to include it in the next video. I've just learned Grimshaw's "Life In Louisiana" and am nearly ready to…See More
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Frank Coyne left a comment for thereallyniceman
"Many thank's, much appreciated. Does any member of this group have a recording of Banjo Antics by Eddie Tobin (my good friend and Banjo teacher of many years ago). Regards. Frank "
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Jody Stecher replied to thereallyniceman's discussion I have a bigger one than I thought !
"I play close to the bridge for the same reasons you do, Ian. To get a crisp clear attack with a clearly defined start to each note. It's not the loudest place. A little further from the bridge produces more midrange response without diminishing…"
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thereallyniceman left a comment for Frank Coyne
"Welcome Frank, I hope that you enjoy your time on here. Do have a good hunt around as there is a load of interesting stuff hidden away on the site. I see that you know David Wade.. any friend of Dave is a friend of ours!! Have fun  Ian ps. CE…"
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Trapdoor2 replied to Trapdoor2's discussion American Rondo...anyone?
"And... Now I've received a copy of AR in manuscript (MS)...which is undated (it appears to have been written in ballpoint pen) and from an unknown source (other than I got it from the ABF library). From a quick glance, it appears to simply…"
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Trapdoor2 replied to Trapdoor2's discussion American Rondo...anyone?
"Curiouser and curiouser... I have received the ABF's "American Rondo" but it isn't the Z.M. Bickford arrangement, it was written by Fred Stuber, arranged by a "Chas. Corbeau"...and it is in A notation (pub. by O.H.…"
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