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“Knitting” Tunes

In this article I would like to compare “doing” music to the art of knitting. What? Have I lost my mind?! No. Far from it. If you’ve read even some of my articles on this blog page you will already … Continue reading

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The Distinct Advantages of TABLATURE

In our last article we discussed the basics of “tablature.” Tablature is a notation system that makes music compositions accessible to musicians with little or no music background. The more familiar western music notation, recognizable by its elliptically shaped note … Continue reading

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The Basics of Tablature

If you’ve been keeping up with my blog articles, you’ve probably already read my previous blog about my piano lesson years as a young child. I learned to play the piano by learning the “standard” elliptically shaped note and staff … Continue reading

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The Pete Seeger Banjo Style

There are several ways to play the banjo. In fact there are many ways. If you doubt, listen to 5-string banjo master Bela Fleck. If you want to hear really great banjo, listen to Bela Fleck and his wife, Abigail … Continue reading

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Easy Entry to Banjo Heaven!

Everybody wants to be a banjo star! Oh, what must that feeling be like to stand on stage in front of thousands, your banjo blowing up a firestorm and your body in a white heat! The crowd leaps to its … Continue reading

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HARD AT WORK!

Hello, everyone. I’m in the process of building this new website for all those interested in folk music. As I write this first article, I’m just barely getting started with putting this website together. In the past I built my … Continue reading

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