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John Cohen's Discussions

Weaver for sale!

I have one last 11'' Weaver for sale for a low price. It's a "player" and not a collector's piece, but it's a really fun banjo. I'll have it with me at the ABF Rally and am also able to ship it if…Continue

Started Sep 30

Recommend me some new pieces
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I'm looking for beautiful, nostalgic pieces like You and a Canoe and At Sunset (by Grimshaw), Rose Leaves Gavotte and Pompadour (by Morley), etc. Does anybody know of similar pieces that they could…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jocko MacNelly Sep 1.

Cello banjo for sale and Parke Hunter banjo for sale

I forgot to mention that in addition to the other classic banjos I have for sale, I have a large cello banjo that I'd part with. The rim is about 18'' in diameter and it has a long scale length. It's…Continue

Started Jun 23

Banjos for sale (Weavers and Cammeyer).
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I'm selling a handful of really great banjos for classic style. This time around I am willing to ship. For sale is:11" Weaver 10.75" Weaver (a stunner- don't let the size fool you)12" Weaver with new…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Cohen Jul 3.

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John Cohen replied to carrie horgan's discussion Alternative to Chris Sands strings
"The strings Brown Dog carries are NOT what Joel and I use. The LaBella No. 17 pack is .019, .022, .028, .025w, .019. These are a fair bit heavier than our strings."
Oct 31
John Cohen and Trevor Holder are now friends
Oct 14
Eric STEFANELLI and John Cohen are now friends
Oct 4
John Cohen replied to Jody Stecher's discussion An Experiment with String Gauge
"Now you've got to try the "real" 17's (.017, .019, .023, .024w, .017)! They are even better than the current LaBella pack."
Oct 3
John Cohen posted a discussion

Weaver for sale!

I have one last 11'' Weaver for sale for a low price. It's a "player" and not a collector's piece, but it's a really fun banjo. I'll have it with me at the ABF Rally and am also able to ship it if need be. Contact me if you're interested!See More
Sep 30
John Cohen replied to Trapdoor2's discussion Retirement...today!!!
"Congrats Mark! I hope you can make it to one of the upcoming rallies- it'd be great to meet you in person. "
Sep 30
John Cohen replied to thereallyniceman's discussion OUR NEW DATABASE OF ORIGINAL RECORDINGS IS NOW LIVE !
"Hi Ian, everything seems to be working now- thanks for uploading all of these! Another question- do you have lossless versions of the files?"
Sep 5
John Cohen replied to thereallyniceman's discussion OUR NEW DATABASE OF ORIGINAL RECORDINGS IS NOW LIVE !
"That might be it! Mendelssohn's Concerto played by Burt Earle is also not working, and it's got an apostrophe. "
Sep 2
John Cohen replied to thereallyniceman's discussion OUR NEW DATABASE OF ORIGINAL RECORDINGS IS NOW LIVE !
"This is great Ian- thanks! I'm Getting some errors when trying to download the tracks. For example, I get the following message when trying to download Sycopatin' Shuffle by Brenda Auden: <br /><b>Notice</b>: …"
Sep 2
Jocko MacNelly replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"btw Steve your arrangements are wonderful."
Sep 1
Jocko MacNelly replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"Hi Steve, Yeah I could have easily looked it up first. Guess you could say I was "triggered!" :o)"
Sep 1
Steve Harrison replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"Hi Jocko.....No, it is Dixie in name only, have a listen to the midi in the library. It's a delightful piece of music written by Harry Lincoln which he has described as a rag caprice. It in no way resembles the Dixie of which you have spoken. I…"
Aug 31
Jocko MacNelly replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"Never mind, I went and looked it up myself. My immediate reaction was based on years of playing music professionally in Virginia (US), where people requested "Dixie" for the express purpose of harassing the black guys in the band. More…"
Aug 31
Jocko MacNelly replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"Is this Dixie, as in "wish I was in the land of cotton" Dixie? If so I would implore you to give it a pass. "
Aug 31
Steve Harrison replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"If I can add my two pennies worth, have a listen/look at 'Dixie published in 1910 by Harry Lincoln. It's a delightful tune and is described by Lincoln as a rag caprice. My arrangement, which I did some years ago, is available in the…"
Aug 31
marc dalmasso replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"from what said my dad , my grandfather Always used to whistle Fascination waltz ….. so , this one is on my future work list….."
Aug 31

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At 7:54 on October 4, 2016, Jonathan klass said…

Hi John

Thanks for the friend  invitation. I feel at home in this forum because it has a cultured feel and a sense of history amongst its members. A lot of other fiorums feel like a big fight.I look forward to interesting topics on this forum

Jonathan

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