"Brilliant Greg!,,I haven't heard this for at least 20 years. It was the first classic banjo tune I learned after being given the music by a retired banjo teacher. It was actually my introduction to the genre having previously played mainly…"
"Brilliant ! Listening joy indeed!
Thank you so much for posting Greg. It never ceases to surprise me that the banjo compliments, or is complimented, by so many different instruments. Therese's superb flute playing adds a new dimension to the…"
Dear Friends,As I posted on Facebook, for those who subscribe to Banjo Newsletter, I have been given the opportunity to talk about my work for this month's issue. My deep appreciation goes to Stephen Wade for the privilege of getting to share what I do and to Donald Nitchie for letting me be a part of BNL's long-running tradition of celebrating the people who research, collect, build, and play this incredible instrument. What makes…See More
"Excellent stuff Greg and Hank. As I said in a recent post "You can never get too much of Old Whistlin'" !
This reminds me of the good old days on the site when Carl discovered a box of old 1890's VHS tapes of his great…"
Good evening everyone,It's been awhile since I've posted anything to this site (life's a little too busy). The following link will take you to a SoundCloud audio file capturing a great opportunity I had with Hank Sapoznik to record "Whistling Rufus" on an original Edison wax cylinder recorder. It was a surreal experience: …See More
"I have never found OD or a hint of it anywhere. Van Eps published the sheet music to "Chinese Picnic" but there is no mention of OD. You can download a copy of Van Eps' CP sheet music from Hal's site (I can't remember…"
Thank you for the kind comments Greg, I'm working on high-quality mp3 versions of the piano accompaniments which will be made available here. I really like your playing and the tone you get from your banjo.