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Gold Tone cello banjos: CEB-5 and CEB-4. Gold Tone BC-350+. The Soundbird tenor banjo by Gold Tone. Sitar, mandocello, mandolin...



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Gypsy Caravan Ⓒ2010

Written/Posted by Paul Roberts

 
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Play count: 747
Size: 2,690kb, uploaded 11/21/2010 8:04:25 PM
Genre: Other / Playing Style: Other


Please join the discussion on this tune in Sound Off http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/192180 Gypsy Caravan is an original tune Iím composing on 4-string cello banjo, tuned DGDA. Instead of a flatpick I use plastic fingerpicks on thumb and first finger. After experimenting with different tunings, I like to keep this beast tuned GDAE, two octaves below fiddle. On this piece Iím capoed at the fifth fret, putting me the cello range with the fourth string tuned an octave below the second, for a drone. The equivalent tuning in fiddle/mandolin/Irish tenor banjo range is ADAE. The 4-string cello banjo Iím playing is made by Gold Tone, a CEB-4. Marcy Marxer is responsible for igniting the interest that brought cello banjos back into existence, after they had gone done the black hole of (almost) extinction for an amazing number of years. Iím grateful for their reemergence, since both the 4 and 5-string cello banjos are important to maintaining my musical equilibrium. Theyíre also responsible for my current relationship with Gold Tone as an independent product specialist and dealer - something I had previously never imagined myself getting into. On my website, http://www.banjocrazy.com, I have an interview with Marcy Marxer, entitled, Cello Banjo Pioneer http://www.banjocrazy.com/articles/armarcy2.shtml I hope you enjoy the tune. Cheers, PauL

1 comment on “Gypsy Caravan Ⓒ2010”

Don Borchelt Says:
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 @5:50:07 AM

Fine playing on a truly 'original' tune. A whole lot of talent, heart and soul.

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