"Thanks to all those people who made the effort and got to the Midlands and North Rally at Clowne yesterday.
Furtherest travelled was Claude, who had driven overnight from her home in Lille and then headed off at teatime to catch the ferry to perform…"
""The Rasp is an effect produced by drawing the fingers smartly across the strings with a downward movement, starting with the fourth finger and following with the third, second and first." -Joe Morley's banjo Tutor
Thumb rasp is…"
THE RALLY DATE IS SATURDAY 25th of APRIL.(Please check your diary as we previously had the wrong date!!)A rally exclusively for Classic Style Banjo.There will be and informal concert and trade stands.Doors open at 12.00 Noon.Come along, meet old…See More
"Using a digital micrometer that I normally use for strings I find that my XX rim is between .43 and just over .45 inches. Quite a bit less than half an inch, or a bit over a centimeter. It depends where I measure. I went as deep as I…"
Can somebody who owns a Special XX measure the width of the rim? I just realized that my Concert Grand has a thin hoop that looks to be about as thin as that of a Special XX, and I'd like to compare measurements.See More
"Hi Marc, I had a look on the web as well regarding Smilax and apparently there is one variety, the root of which, is used to make sarsaparilla and other root beers. As for the number 5, I couldn't guess what that is about..maybe it's some…"
"Neat little tune, Steve. I had to look up "smilax"...in my area it is an invasive vine that takes over everything if not constantly weeded out. Impossible to get rid of.
Given Landrum was a banjoist, I would expect it was published as a…"