Backwell Banjo Rally- 6th September 2014 The Southwest Regional Banjo Rally will be held on September 6th. at Backwell W.I. hall, which is located in the centre of the village, eight miles south of Bristol on the A370. Easy access is gained from all directions using either the M4 or M5 motorways. There is also a regular train service to Nailsea and Backwell which is on the main London to Penzance line with connections from Bristol Temple Meads. Bristol airport is only a couple of…See More
"Bless you Mike! Galop de Concert is one of those tunes which I call a comfort tune. It falls off the fingers for me better than other ones. Regarding fingering I always approach with what feels comfortable and tend to use alot of snaps."
"Yes, I played one once. It was a great banjo, it felt nice under the hands. It had a nice wide neck up by the nut just nice for note snapping with no worries of your fingers falling off the side! Just a nicely made banjo."
"Thanks Rob! Your recordings are one of the things that inspired me to take up Classic style banjo... I also gave fingerpicks a second chance after hearing the brilliant tone you get with them!
"You're a good man Dave. Thanks for Whitby! Great to see Tom Ryan and Richard as well.
Really liked the sound of the New CE Sharpe, very bright on tone, nice to look at too! The trouble is I have too many banjos already..."
"Thanks for good feedback. Galop de Concert is a great solo. I don't know about you but what do you think of when playing a solo in public? I never think of the tune too much (whats coming next, chords run downs etc) it puts me off. I try and…"
"Ian, I think the BIG Thank you needs to go to you not me. I think you have done such a brilliant job on this website to promote our style of banjo playing. Your time spent on this website behind the scenes is really appreciated by all the…"