25
JUN
2014

Nail that Catfish to a Tree

Another installment in the Clawhammer Core Repertoire Series. This time it's Nail that Catfish to a Tree. The full lesson is available over on the Banjo Hangout.
20
JUN
2014

Snowdrop

Another video in the clawhammer tune and tab of the week series. This one is Snowdrop, which I believe is the prettiest banjo tune I know.
17
JUN
2014

Cluckin’ Hen

I've started a new banjo tune (and tab) of the week over on youtube. For the inaugural edition I chose the "Cluckin' Hen", a tune that I first heard Mac Benford play (on banjo) several years ago, and have been playing ever since. The tune comes from J.P. Fraley, and his gorgeous...
10
JUN
2014

I love this guy

Was just listening to Hobart Smith on the "Blue Ridge Legacy" album and heard the quote below. So I had to stop what I was doing and post it here before I forgot. I've said that when I grow up I want to be Hobart Smith. This quote reinforces that notion. If you haven't gotten...
02
JUN
2014

New Tunes!

Howdy folks! Two new tunes have just been added to the old-time machine, and they are: New Five Cent Piece Buffalo Gals They're both in the key of D, so look for them in the D tunes section of the old-time machine. For the lifetime members out there, the backup mp3 downloads and...