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Playing Since: 2009
Experience Level: Purty Good
Tom Berghan has made 286 recent additions to Banjo Hangout
Occupation: Professional Musician until age 37, now I am an Engineer
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) 2014 Mini-Banjo (Soprano 5 string) by Marvin Walker, http://www.banjomaker.net/
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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by Tom Berghan
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Size: 3,212kb, uploaded 8/26/2010 9:29:29 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
Tenor banjo in OT music?
Tuning a Five String Like a Mandolin
Tom Berghan: Waynesboro, 4 string banjo, Gold Tone IT-250, GDAE, recorded August 26, 2010
Friday, August 27, 2010 @6:28:14 PM
fine job got tom a really feeling to it
||Don Borchelt Says:|
Sunday, August 29, 2010 @1:32:28 PM
A very graceful job. You really do pull the melodic subtleties out of these old tunes. Very nice.
Sunday, August 29, 2010 @4:36:59 PM
very very nice.
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