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Playing Since: 2009

Experience Level: Purty Good

tomberghan has made 273 recent additions to Banjo Hangout 

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Occupation: Professional Musician until age 37, now I am an Engineer

Gender: Male

Age: 61

My Instruments:
1) Chuck Lee - Vintage Ovilla made in 2008, 12" hardrock maple rim, Kat Eyz bridge - Old Maple and Purpleheart, W.D. Miller Vellum Calfskin head
2) Banjo d'Amore (Orpheus) - Dan Knowles, 2011
3) 1929 Gibson TB-2, four string
4) 5-string Buck Creek - Arthur Hatfield, 2012
5) Gold Tone Fretless Bass Banjo BB-400 Custom, bass tuning EADG, 2010
6) Soprano 4-string - Gold Tone, custom 2011
7) Autumn 2013 - I have a Mini-Banjo on order from Marvin Walker, http://www.banjomaker.net/


Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Earl, Don, Ralph, JD, Jim Mills. I like the "old stuff" and older styles. I admire many of today's younger "progressive" artists, but I have always enjoyed collecting records from the 1920s through to the early 1960s. That fifty year period of American music is my favorite: Bluegrass, Old Time, Blues, Hokum, Rags, Swing, Hillbilly, Country, & Rockabilly. That's for me!

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Waterbound

Posted by tomberghan

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24 people like this

Play count: 1712
Size: 1,238kb, uploaded 11/22/2009 5:22:01 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Clawhammer FRETTED - Played on a Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla Recorded Nov 22, 2009

4 comments on “Waterbound”

Poco50 Says:
Sunday, November 22, 2009 @5:41:47 PM

Very nice sounding song....and a very good job playin too.
strokestyle Says:
Monday, November 23, 2009 @8:08:35 AM

Lovely!
Don Borchelt Says:
Monday, November 23, 2009 @6:30:14 PM

Very delicate touch, lots of expressive phrasing. A very lyrical, dynamic style. I'm looking forward to hearing a lot more.
ELWOOD Says:
Sunday, May 02, 2010 @10:58:12 AM

Exactly..........................Steve

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