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Cammeyer Valentine
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Hi all,Back playing the zither banjo after a bit of a rest and I would love to get my hands on the score for Cammeyers ‘Valentine’I couldn’t see it in the music library but I have been busying myself…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hans Straub Jan 12.

Zither banjo right hand position
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Hi all,Being self taught I have relied upon the tutor books of the past when it comes to the hand positions and there seem to be a lot of ideas of what constitutes right hand position and how close…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jody Stecher Jul 13, 2019.

Bill Evans playing some Cammeyer
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Hi all,A snippet of Bill Evans playing some Cammeyer on a Cammeyer ...…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pär Engstrand May 16, 2019.

Tear in vellum question
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Hi all,I just noticed this small tear in the vellum today and I am wondering if this a small home repair job or should I book the 'Jo in for a service and new vellum.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John E. Dallas Feb 17, 2018.

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Pip commented on Pär Engstrand's video
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All Alone - Alfred D. Cammeyer

"Love it!! Love the new banjo! (very envious, it sounds really great and shorter string length sounds enticing) Love the pipe! Love the expression you put into the piece!Made my morning, thanks so much for posting."
Mar 9
TONY BRYAN commented on Pip's video
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All Alone - Alfred D. Cammeyer - 1932

"Really super!  It's a shame so few people know that the banjo can be as expressive as this.  I am also envious that you can coordinate the tempo changes so perfectly with your accompanist - that takes more effort than learning to play…"
Mar 6
Pip commented on Pip's video
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All Alone - Alfred D. Cammeyer - 1932

"@thereallyniceman  - Thanks Ian ... and thank you for all the work you do for this website. A pleasure posting here. @carrie horgan - Thanks Carrie - There is also the 2nd banjo part, but not enough time to learn that as well :) @German…"
Mar 4
Pär Engstrand commented on Pip's video
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All Alone - Alfred D. Cammeyer - 1932

"Excellent! Really lovely. My room mate, sitting across the room looked up when I played your video and said: "that sounds so nice. So legato". Well, there you have it. From someone who's not a banjo addict. I actually also tried to…"
Mar 3
German David Patarroyo commented on Pip's video
Mar 3
carrie horgan commented on Pip's video
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All Alone - Alfred D. Cammeyer - 1932

"Beautiful - lovely to hear this piece with piano accompaniment.  "
Mar 3
thereallyniceman commented on Pip's video
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All Alone - Alfred D. Cammeyer - 1932

"A truly delightful playing and video. Thank you for posting. Old Alfred certainly knew how to write tunes to bring a tear to the eye.  Your zither banjo and piano sound so nice together."
Mar 3
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All Alone - Alfred D. Cammeyer - 1932

Zither banjo with piano accompaniment.
Mar 3
Pip replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"Thanks Jody, patience then ... I am looking :)  it would be shipping overseas in general ie packing/preparation/buying instruments sight unseen. It’s not something that I have ever done before. thanks "
Feb 23
Pip replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"Not sure about full :)  But yes, there have been a good number of Windsor banjos and banjo mandolins that made the voyage down under. Have yet to see any that were of the quality of the eBay auction today :( any tips for shipping Jody?"
Feb 23
Pip and Pär Engstrand are now friends
Feb 23
Pip replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"Sigh ... not me. Have been checking them out this morning, but with the exchange rate and my nervousness at shipping them to the otherside of the world I will leave them to lucky players as yourself. The Cammeyer looks lovely :)"
Feb 23
IAN SALTER commented on Pip's video
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Valentine by Alfred D. Cammeyer on a Windsor Zither Banjo.

"There is currently a clean looking Windsor Artiste 4 on eBay for anyone interested."
Feb 18
Pip commented on Pip's video
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Valentine by Alfred D. Cammeyer on a Windsor Zither Banjo.

"@Trapdoor2 - Many thanks for the encouragement. ... and do it! Add to the zither banjo party :)"
Feb 17
Trapdoor2 commented on Pip's video
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Valentine by Alfred D. Cammeyer on a Windsor Zither Banjo.

"Beautiful! Well done...makes me want to dig my Windsor ZB out. :-)"
Feb 17
Pip commented on Pip's video
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Valentine by Alfred D. Cammeyer on a Windsor Zither Banjo.

"Thanks Pär, I do enjoy playing the gliss.  They nails and chasing the tone has been and still is a long journey. I first started playing using finger tips only but I think I had the issues you had with your nails, everyday the tone was in…"
Feb 15

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