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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…Continue

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Alan Jones replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Very sad news. R.I.P. British banjo player John Field
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Aug 9
Alan Jones replied to Alan Jones's discussion Thanks
"I have not been on the site much of late, but I am still working hard on the excercises and on Sunflower Dance, with  which I have the main verse of the tune fluent and the middle eight is slowly coming together, but the trio part I am finding…"
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"That would be great but it clashes with Holmforth Festival for which I already have tickets. But I will try to get to one of the other events this year or maybe Clowne next year."
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"Good to see someone from the People's Republic! Hope to see you at the Clowne Rally in a couple of week's time. check www.banjorallies.uk"
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"Yeah, sounding good.  I second Ian, best now to learn alternate fingering than try to learn it later.  I know from experience. "
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"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…"
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Windsor popular, restoration complete and now to start learning
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Alan Jones replied to Alan Jones's discussion Thanks
"The first picture is of the three instruments that I was given the one on the right is the Windsor. The socond picture is of the Windsor after restoration."
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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 this historical 5 string has given me a chance to learn another style I love "Classic Style" When I came across this site via You Tube and "thereallyniceman" lessons on there I could not believe my luck. So here goes. I am starting off with The…See More
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At 6:44 on April 27, 2018, David Wade said…

Good to see someone from the People's Republic!

Hope to see you at the Clowne Rally in a couple of week's time.

check www.banjorallies.uk

At 8:29 on April 27, 2018, Alan Jones said…

That would be great but it clashes with Holmforth Festival for which I already have tickets. But I will try to get to one of the other events this year or maybe Clowne next year.

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