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Getting started

Hello there...well I started about 2 weeks ago learning to play the banjo...been working on Round Peak rolls...and some normal bum ditty ....i set up my banjo with a fiberskyn head and some nylgut strings...not really knowing about Classic Banjo...i was heading towards fretless playing after hearing some wonderful music.

I'm a jazz piano player by trade for over 45 years...and really didn't pay much attn to the banjo...and then going to the internet I found this music to be more than…

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Posted by Paul Painter on November 15, 2018 at 18:39

Getting started

Hello there...well I started about 2 weeks ago learning to play the banjo...been working on Round Peak rolls...and some normal bum ditty ....i set up my banjo with a fiberskyn head and some nylgut strings...not really knowing about Classic Banjo...i was heading towards fretless playing after hearing some wonderful music.

I'm a jazz piano player by trade for over 45 years...and really didn't pay much attn to the banjo...and then going to the internet I found this music to be more than…

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Posted by Paul Painter on November 15, 2018 at 18:39 — 12 Comments

 

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Danielle Saxon Reeves and John Keen are now friends
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Rob MacKillop replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"Thanks, Danny ;-) "
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Danielle Saxon Reeves replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"Great tunes Rob!"
3 hours ago
Danielle Saxon Reeves replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"Strangely I've just been asked for some photos of my Cammeyer which I can upload if anyone's interested.... :)"
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Danielle Saxon Reeves replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Clifford Essex Spanish Guitar Footstool Knockoff
"Are you still after photos? I have one I can send pics if you like...yours looks great!"
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Rob MacKillop replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"Cheers, Pip. The Temlett seems a high-quality instrument, but you have to put the appropriate light strings on it. My first is an 0.08. Many zbs have not survived well, and really need an overhaul and set up. This might be the cause of the problems…"
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Richard William Ineson replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"MacNaughton listed Cammeyer's output in one his 'Fives Court' articles in the B.M.G in the mid 1960s I think, correspondence followed from readers who filled in some gaps but I cannot remember the total number. I haven't counted…"
15 hours ago
Trapdoor2 replied to Trapdoor2's discussion Two from Mr. Thomas Armstrong...
"Heck, I might as well toss in "Woodland Echoes" while I'm at it. 28 minutes..."
18 hours ago
Trapdoor2 replied to Trapdoor2's discussion Two from Mr. Thomas Armstrong...
"Ooops. Wrong sort of mp3 files... Try these."
18 hours ago
Trapdoor2 replied to Trapdoor2's discussion Two from Mr. Thomas Armstrong...
"Next up: "Kalamazoo Kapers" Enjoy!"
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Joel Hooks replied to Trapdoor2's discussion "Rocket Breakdown" by J. W. Ball
"Happy B-Day Rocket!!!"
20 hours ago
Jody Stecher replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"If you are getting sounds from lifting fingers on any kind of string instrument there is a good chance the reason is that you are pressing the strings too hard.  I can't think of a reason why a zither-banjo should make more of this kind of…"
21 hours ago
Pip replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"Thank you for sharing these lovely recordings Rob. The one thing that has (and still is) taken a long time is to get a clean sound from the zither banjo with out bumping into other strings and sounds from lifting fingers etc Your recordings a…"
22 hours ago
Rob MacKillop replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"I have 105 pieces, probably the same as you have, Marc. "
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david caron replied to marc dalmasso's discussion 1934 _ Une belle brochette
"Or une belle brochette d'artistes, as in a nice line-up of artists"
23 hours ago
Trapdoor2 replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"Outside of our porcine proclivities, do we know or have a good idea of Cammeyer's output? Has anyone made up a collection (like our Morley Library)? I'm showing somewhat over 100 pieces in my digital collection. I have quite a few printed…"
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Richard William Ineson replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"There is sound science behind pork being taboo, in ancient times it was noticed that people who ate pork sometimes went blind or mad or both, of course they weren't aware of the cause at the time so a blanket ban was put on eating the flesh of…"
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Rob MacKillop replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"I've no idea how my last post got formatted like that!"
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Rob MacKillop replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Free Cammeyer mini album!
"Ha, I didn't think there'd be a wiki entry on it. They treat is purely historically, but I never had pork when I was a kid, and my wife insists this be a pork-free house. People are strange. Anyway, it prevents us from talking about…"
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