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Playing Since: 2009
Experience Level: Expert/Professional
Tom Berghan has made 129 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: 4,112kb, uploaded 6/17/2010 11:25:15 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
Tom Berghan 5-string banjo, Baritone Banjo, Soprano Banjo, and Guitar.
on “The Leaving of Liverpool”
Thursday, June 17, 2010 @11:43:49 AM
Very nice! I enjoyed it a lot. Thanks.
Thursday, June 17, 2010 @1:56:36 PM
Great job... I really enjoyed your recording! Jerry
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 @12:54:29 PM
Well done! Nice mix and playing.
||Ho C Ying Says:|
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 @1:34:55 AM
Love this song!
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