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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

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Oct 4, 2018
Alan Jones replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Very sad news. R.I.P. British banjo player John Field
"Sincere condolences to all."
Aug 9, 2018
Alan Jones replied to Alan Jones's discussion Thanks
"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…"
Jun 15, 2018
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"That would be great but it clashes with Holmforth Festival for which I already have tickets. But I will try to get to one of the other events this year or maybe Clowne next year."
Apr 27, 2018
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"Good to see someone from the People's Republic! Hope to see you at the Clowne Rally in a couple of week's time. check www.banjorallies.uk"
Apr 27, 2018
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"Yeah, sounding good.  I second Ian, best now to learn alternate fingering than try to learn it later.  I know from experience. "
Apr 19, 2018
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"That's one week at classic banjo. I have played music on other instruments for a long time and I sight read with Tenor banjo, mandolin and violin. But what I have to learn on the 5 string is where the notes are on the fingerboard. also the…"
Apr 19, 2018
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Apr 18, 2018
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Windsor popular, restoration complete and now to start learning
Apr 18, 2018
Alan Jones replied to Alan Jones's discussion Thanks
"The first picture is of the three instruments that I was given the one on the right is the Windsor. The socond picture is of the Windsor after restoration."
Apr 14, 2018
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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 tenor banjo player as a rule, but getting hold of this historical 5 string has given me a chance to learn another style I love "Classic Style" When I came across this site via You Tube and "thereallyniceman" lessons on there I could not believe my luck. So here goes. I am starting off with The…See More
Apr 14, 2018
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At 6:44 on April 27, 2018, David Wade said…

Good to see someone from the People's Republic!

Hope to see you at the Clowne Rally in a couple of week's time.

check www.banjorallies.uk

At 8:29 on April 27, 2018, Alan Jones said…

That would be great but it clashes with Holmforth Festival for which I already have tickets. But I will try to get to one of the other events this year or maybe Clowne next year.

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