image “The River Severn” © Copyright Philip Halling and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence As I promised, … Continue reading Shall We Gather at the River
I’ve said pretty much all I can say about the capo-ble banjo. So it’s time to go into what computer … Continue reading Sleep Mode
Here’s another way to think about it. If you’re making a small banjo, why not make it capo-ble? The neck … Continue reading Thoughts for Banjo Makers
On most modes of transportation you can take any size of banjo with you. A standard banjo in its case … Continue reading Capo-ble Banjo’s Biggest Advantage?
In a previous post (“Is the Standard Banjo Better?”) I mentioned some advantages of the standard banjo. The standard banjo … Continue reading The Battle of the Banjos Continues
I’m sure tradition plays a big part in the standard banjo tuning being G. But people’s hands are another limitation. … Continue reading An Adjustment
(Once again, thanks to Jake and Kris for the photo above.) Not any brilliance, but my tinkering curiosity led to … Continue reading Banjobio: Eureka!
I made arrangements of many tunes; I’m rather proud of some of them. But my interest in Dixieland meant that … Continue reading Banjobio: Better Arrangements
Soon enough Joe Hetko, my teacher, told me I should do some arrangements myself. This is not as ambitious as … Continue reading Banjobio: Arranger