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F. Chris Ware replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"Dear Joel (and Ian, and all) Of course, here you go — I’d upload it to a more specific permanent place on the site though I don’t think there’s a spot for archival pdf articles other than for photographs. Perhaps Ian would…"
9 hours ago
thereallyniceman replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"After all this talk about Fred Van Eps here is a post to encourage us all. All we have to do is practise 8 hours a day for the rest of our lives and we will still never be as good as Van Eps ;-( This is a rare recording made in 1959 of Fred Van…"
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Trapdoor2 replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"Cool info, guys. I have a copy of that "Hobbies" interview buried in the stack somewhere but I haven't seen it in 10 yrs. I think Howard Weilmuenster sent it to me. Howard is one of the best sources for FVE info...if not the best."
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"Yes indeed, Welcome to the House of Fun. I am delighted that Mike's Youtube videos brought you here but I am a little surprised that you have been drawn by mine, as they usually have the opposite effect on folk :-) If you need any advice or…"
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Joel Hooks replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"I am a fan of Weston ; ). I have the piano parts, but the book I bought was banjo only.  In fact, I had all the banjo parts too, I just wanted to see them complete in order.  It tuned out that it was worth it for the other content. Now…"
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F. Chris Ware replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"In the fourth part of Jim Walsh’s interview with Fred Van Eps from the April 1956 Hobbies magazine Van Eps indeed lists George Gershwin as an accompanist: “Which reminds me that this would be a good time to list the accompanists I have…"
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marc dalmasso replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"i 've read somewhere  that Frank edgar Banta said in the late 60 ' s that george  Gershwin used to play on some FVE ' tunes but couldn 't be credited on the 78rpm because of the exclusive contrat between Felix…"
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Jody Stecher replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"In the article George Van Eps says that the two played together at home and that he sat on Gershwin's lap. No mention is made of the two friends recording or performing in public. Do we know for a fact that Van Eps really chose his piano…"
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Trapdoor2 replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"Gershwin? I wonder about that. No recordings of Eps with Gershwin (or vice versa), no mention of Eps in any Gershwin bio I can find. For all his amazing genius musicality, Gershwin wasn't a particularly stellar piano-player, certainly not…"
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Jody Stecher replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"Another interesting and surprising thing that comes out in the interview is that George Gershwin had been Fred Van Eps' piano accompanist! "
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Joel Hooks replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"Searching out additional information on Fred Van Eps I ran across an interview with his (also famous) son George Van Eps in the August issue of "Guitar Player" magazine here… (this is a link to a…"
Saturday
Joel Hooks replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"Your welcome!  The sheets for this have been available for a while.  I believe I first got them from Hal's site, there are piano parts there too.   I was curious to see the collection complete.  When I found a copy for $10 I…"
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Jody Stecher replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"Now it works!. Thanks Ian and Joel. jody"
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thereallyniceman replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"Hi Jody... I will look into it for you. Ian"
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Jody Stecher replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads
"No matter how I try to download this I get a message saying I do not have permission. For instance: Forbidden You don't have permission to access /files/TUTORBOOKS/Van_Eps_Banjo_Solos.pdf on this server. Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was…"
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Fred Van Eps Solos now in TUTOR BOOK downloads

Joel has kindly sent me a PDF scan of his recent purchase, a nice copy of the 1923 "Van Eps Banjo Solos in C Notation"…See More
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Trapdoor2 replied to Shawn McSweeny's discussion Try This at Home
"Morley arranged quite a bit of stuff...and was quite good at it. Almost as good as his own compositions. Typesetting is an art in itself...and Paul did a great job. TablEdit uses a "reading list" to generate a map for each piece. You…"
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