Tyler Cornett's Blog – March 2010 Archive (2)

My Banjo

I reckon' I'll do a little show and tell session. I'm very happy with my banjo. I recently got it off of eBay from a man in Florida who couldn't keep it any longer because he was retiring and going to live in a boat in the Caribean Sea. He said he got it while in The Bahamas from an old friend of his who said he got the banjo from a calypso musician in Nassau by the name Alphonso "Blind Blake" Higgs I assume after or sometime just before he died in 1986. The banjo was missing the 5th string… Continue

Added by Tyler Cornett on March 5, 2010 at 13:30 — 2 Comments

Hello banjophiles!

I'm Tyler and I'm a banjo frailer. Clawhammer has been my one and only style for about a year and a half and I do love it dearly, but anything old-time appeals to me so I find myself here trying to learn this beautiful classic finger style of banjo playing. I've only been at it a day so far and the very limited bluegrass picking knowledge I have from when I got my first banjo in 2008 is helping a little bit. The video I posted is of the first Emile Grimshaw exercise and it is by no means… Continue

Added by Tyler Cornett on March 5, 2010 at 11:20 — No Comments

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