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Pär Engstrand replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"This is sad news indeed. As a person with a special interest in zither banjos it is a bit like having the rug ripped out from under your feet. Who can we turn to now with questions about all things zither banjo? I fear that a lot of knowledge about…"
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Rob Murch replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"Such sad news. I’d known Dave for many years and what a lovely down to earth chap he was. Knowledgeable with all things banjo and his enthusiasm was very infectious. Shall miss his ‘ey up Murchie’ at Backwell Rally. Rest easy mate."
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Danielle Saxon Reeves replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"It’s very sad news indeed, he will be missed."
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thereallyniceman replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"Here is a message I received from my friend Keith Wilson. Keith Wilson has sent you a message on Classic-Banjo Subject: Dave Wade ------------ On Monday, my Banjo Buddy David Wade passed quite suddenly and unexpectedly. He Was My Classic Banjo…"
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"Thanks for letting me join the classic banjo group. Guess everybody has had more learning time for my hobby this particular year, and that at least positive thing."
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gary cape replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"So sorry to hear of David's passing. A great loss to the CB and ZB community."
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Clarke Buehling replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"A real loss to his family, friends and the banjo community. My condolences. "
Tuesday
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David Burman replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"I am saddened and shocked to hear this terrible news. Like many others I first met David at Clowne where he made me very welcome. Subsequently, I made the long trip south to Backwell one year and had the pleasure of David and Carolyn's company…"
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Joel Hooks replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"A big and unexpected loss to the Classic Banjo community.  My online interactions with him were always positive. He will be missed. "
Tuesday
Uncle Tacko! replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"This is sad news: David was a fount of knowledge in relation to the development of banjos in the pierrot troupes and concert parties of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was always generous with his thoughts and resources when I made…"
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Geoff Chidley replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"Very sad, met at the various Banjo Rally's, He also very kindly forwarded copies to me of some of David Miles arrangements.  I shall miss his little Zither stands at the various rally's.  Great loss."
Tuesday
TONY BRYAN replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"This is very sad news indeed.  In Dave's passing we have lost  someone who was always selflessly helpful with a big, welcoming smile and one of our most devoted banjoists.  We must be grateful that he managed to put so much of…"
Tuesday
Anthony Peabody replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"I have known David for many years, always a welcoming and friendly face at Banjo Rallies, and he will be greatly missed. His repertoire usually included some pieces which would otherwise remain unplayed, and he very often accompanied Carolyn, a…"
Tuesday
Clem Vickery replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"I was devastated to learn of the passing of my good friend and colleague Dave Wade. A proud Yorkshire man with a heart of gold, as he would say 'As sound as a pound'. His huge contribution towards Clifford Essex Music Co will never be…"
Tuesday
Richard William Ineson replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"DaveWade's death came as very sad and unexpected news. His amiable presence on the banjo scene will be much missed and his championing of the sadly neglected Zither Banjo will be remembered by its devotees. He was a good man who had put a lot…"
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Eric STEFANELLI replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Terribly Sad News for the Classic Banjo Community
"Hello Ian, this is sad news, I had a great relationship with David in the past, he was a good man and a good musician, I didn't expect him to go away though quickly! I am in thoughts with his wife Carolyn and her family."
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