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Playing Since: 2009
Experience Level: Expert/Professional
Tom Berghan has made 143 recent additions to Banjo Hangout
Occupation: Professional Musician until age 37, now I am an Engineer
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) 5-String Soprano (14 inch scale) Marvin Walker "Mini"
7) 2014 Mini-Banjo (Soprano 5 string) by Marvin Walker, http://www.banjomaker.net/
Earl, Don, Ralph, JD, Jim Reed, Jim Mills. 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: 4,664kb, uploaded 7/12/2010 11:28:42 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
Tom Berghan Clawhammer, recorded July 12, 2010. Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla 2008, Kat Eyz Maple/Purpleheart bridge, Vellum Calfskin head. gDGBD
on “Cumberland Gap”
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 @6:32:10 AM
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 @5:14:12 PM
great job tom
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 @5:54:17 PM
Very sweet and lovely sound. Nicely done.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 @7:32:11 PM
That was great nice and clean sounding and smooth I really enjoyed it
||Big Dan Says:|
Thursday, July 15, 2010 @9:21:50 PM
Wow, wonderful version! Thank you.
Thursday, July 15, 2010 @9:44:37 PM
Tom, what they all said. Sweet tone. thnx for posting.
Sunday, July 18, 2010 @7:38:53 AM
Great playing Tom. Really expressive. Terrific.
||Don Borchelt Says:|
Monday, August 30, 2010 @10:36:14 AM
Fine picking, Tom. Graceful and lyrical playing.
||Steve Jeter Says:|
Thursday, September 6, 2012 @8:53:49 AM
thank you! Im gonna use this as a model
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