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Hi Richard !
So many thanks for the catalog copies, it 's help me in my banjo making, and my quest, i can find ideas, not copying but invent about all i'm looking.
It's a fresh breath.
It is great !
Added by Eric STEFANELLI on February 25, 2011 at 14:12 — No Comments
Hi Pals !
I am chearching for the Clifford Essex Banjo catalog, anybody have it ?
Added by Eric STEFANELLI on February 25, 2011 at 7:45 — No Comments
I found this on the web ; i think it is interesting for all of us .
myself , i play sometimes with the Bj on my right knee ( almost when it is an easy piece i know very well ) ; but , most of the time , i play with th Bj between my legs ; i t 's an habbit i took because of the 16 ' cello…Continue
Well, I thought I might as well continue talking about my classicbanjoistic adventures, so here goes...
So once I had my (now two, adding my nylgutted former BG machine, currently my Resonatored-Toneringed-Scruggs-tunered Classic Banjo Machine Of Awesome) proper banjo, it's time for me to consolidate my technique in CB. Fortunately, I have extensive experience with musical instruments, not only with several styles of banjo, but also with the guitar, fiddle, piano, as well as…Continue
Having started playing classic banjo little over a month ago on my not-so-shabby Bluegrass Machine, I quickly realized I'd need something more appropriate if I were ever to progress in this repertoire, despite my relatively successful early attempts at playing some basic pieces. Nevertheless, being a university student with only some modest earnings, I couldn't possibly afford one of the nicer historical banjos for sale or, better yet, a classical banjo made by a modern luthier, so I…Continue
for French & Canadians ' friends , and others too if you are curious ; i made myself this "aide mémoire "
palissandre : rosewood
ébène : ebony
acajou : mahogany
épicéa : spruce
chêne : oak ou oka
noyer : walnut
hêtre : beech