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Playing Since: 2009
Experience Level: Expert/Professional
Tom Berghan has made 98 recent additions to Banjo Hangout
Occupation: Engineer & Musician
1) Gibson RB-250 tube & plate flange, early 70s
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) Minstrel "early" banjo, after Joe Sweeney, by James Hartel, 2016
7) 2014 Mini-Banjo (Soprano 5 string) by Marvin Walker, http://www.banjomaker.net/
In general I like the "old stuff" and older styles. I admire many of today's younger "progressive" artists, most notably Rhiannon Giddens, 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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by Tom Berghan
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Size: 1,541kb, uploaded 6/6/2010 8:01:17 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
Tom Berghan, Four String Baritone Banjo, Gold Tone IT-250, GDAE
on “Whiskey Before Breakfast”
Monday, June 7, 2010 @7:21:00 AM
Very nice! Thanks for posting.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 @3:16:15 PM
Sunday, June 13, 2010 @8:41:29 AM
fine job tom
Friday, October 22, 2010 @8:05:22 PM
That was very nice, thank you!
Friday, January 7, 2011 @1:31:36 AM
that is a really nice quality of sound
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