"And it turns out that unlike most of her other predictions, she was wrong on this one. I didn't end up in the gutter, also, despite everything she said about me playing the banjo and how it was the road to the gutter and worse, she actually got…"
"When I took up playing the banjo at the age of 14 ( my mother wanted me to learn to play the violin) my mother said, "You will end up in the gutter playing that thing, but at least you will have something to keep you amused when you get…"
"I used to play his arrangement of 'Cappricho Arabe' which i thought was good. i can't be bothered retuning so have never played anything which required it, I keep a banjo tuned with '4th to D' and that's my sole…"
"Alan is alive and well, he's in his 91st year I think. He was taught to play the banjo by Bernard Sheaff and worked for the original CE Co. in the 1950s. He certainly knows his way around a banjo and has composed/arranged a lot of music for the…"
"That is a pretty good testimony for how much fun Eli is! He will be at the Fall ABF rally in October if anyone wants to come and find out for themselves (sorry for the shameless plug).
Thanks for posting, I enjoyed reading this.
Eli has told…"