...with hiccups

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Comment by thereallyniceman on September 17, 2016 at 7:36

Carrie had a bit of trouble adding her video so I have had a try and here it is!

You are  getting a really lovely sound from that banjeaurine Carrie. Great playing of a great tune.

Hiccups?   Naah

Comment by Steve Harrison on September 17, 2016 at 11:39

Hi Carrie, that was a great piece of banjo playing, I love the sound of your banjeaurine, from where did you get it and what make is it?...Steve.

Comment by carrie horgan on September 17, 2016 at 15:34

Yes, A.J. Weidt composed some great ragtime tunes.

Thanks Steve.  It is an S.S Stewart 'Imperial' banjeaurine (sourced through Findajo) - there is currently one for sale on the John Alvey Turner website.  Now, I just need to find a banjo orchestra...

Comment by Steve Harrison on September 18, 2016 at 12:03

Hi Carrie, I've had a look at it but I think I might have trouble persuading Gill that I need yet another banjo!...Steve.

Comment by Trapdoor2 on September 19, 2016 at 14:14

Well done! Weidt is my favorite American composer, I think. "You can't go wrong with a Weidt tune!"

Comment by F. Chris Ware on September 19, 2016 at 23:21

If I could get a banjeaurine to sound that full and clean, I’d be happy. “Sweet Corn” is one of my favorites and this is not one I’d heard before but is now a new favorite; Weidt had an all-too-rare composer's knack for knowing how to make a piece “go somewhere” and you certainly take it there with your great playing, Carrie.

Comment by carrie horgan on September 20, 2016 at 17:36

Thanks chaps. Yes, it's a bit easier doing the finger stretches on the banjeaurine. It's a funny beast - like a ukulele on growth hormones.

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