A fretboard is a new and complicated beast for me. I had piano lessons when I was a child and later played a lot of accordion. This is the first fretted instrument I have ever learnt and it is really challenging!
I am experimenting with…"
Your Great Granddad was obviously a talented chap! What amazes me is that UK made banjos turn up all over the world! Australia seems to be full of them!
Welcome to Classic Banjo Ning. It is good to see that you are helping to keep both…"
Hi,My name is Philip Agnew and I thought I would introduce myself and my great-grandfathers zither banjo. I live in Brisbane Australia, the same city my great-grand father Garnet Agnew lived in at the beginning of the 20th century.Garnet was a free-lance artist and illustrator and from an early age was playing banjo and performing…See More
"WOW Pip....that sounded so good....especially like Ian previously said, since you have only been playing 6 months. clean, clear, smooth...keep it up, and how special to have a treasure like that, that belonged to your grandfather. Who are your banjo…"
"Well done Pip, that's always been one of my favourites and you played it very well. Do you know anything about your great grandfather's connection with banjo playing and any history of the instrument?...Steve. "
"Bravo! Absolutely first class playing, particularly as you have not been playing long!! Your banjo sounds good and your timing is very good too.
I also notice that you have developed the sign of a true and dedicated Classic Style player... the look…"