Thanks for accepting me, I am new to classic banjo, though I have listened o it for many years. I recently aquired a Windsor Popular in a very sorry state and set about restoring it. I am an Irish…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Alan Jones Mar 9.
"You are looking and sounding great.
As you practice try to keep your thumb on the back of the neck just above the center. Avoid resting the neck in the crook of your hand and hooking your thumb over the top (you will thank me later) Also…"
"Thank you for the tip. I will look into getting a copy. I am actually an giging Irish tenor banjo player. Classic style is some thing I do as a break from rehearsals and practicing the tenor. It is a great challenge and I appreciate all the help and…"
"Pardon me for asking but are you starting on this one or have you studied all of the exercises and pieces leading up to this one (and fully understand them)?
These "tutors" or "methods" only work if one takes them in order,…"
"Having spent a while playing Sunflower dance working from the tablature. I thought is was time I practiced reading the stave with the classic 5 string. Starting with the EeasyZ method book. I am now learning "WhirlpoolDance" a nice easy…"
"I have not been on the site much of late, but I am still working hard on the excercises and on Sunflower Dance, with which I have the main verse of the tune fluent and the middle eight is slowly coming together, but the trio part I am finding…"