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Jim Treganza - Posted - 02/12/2007:  14:17:23


I'm brand new at this and want to take a few lessons. I've been unable to find anybody who gives clawhammer lessons less than 45 miles away from Stockton, CA. I work for a local theatre and we were even unable to find a picker to play with the orchestra in a recent show! For money! Does anybody know somebody who plays old-time banjo in this neck of the woods? I really don't want to drive to Berkeley or Sacramento. Thanks.

Bill Rogers - Posted - 02/12/2007:  15:11:45


Jim, send me your phone number via Hangout email. You won't have to leave Lodi.

Bill


Edited by - Bill Rogers on 02/12/2007 15:22:44

Jim Treganza - Posted - 02/12/2007:  14:17:23


I'm brand new at this and want to take a few lessons. I've been unable to find anybody who gives clawhammer lessons less than 45 miles away from Stockton, CA. I work for a local theatre and we were even unable to find a picker to play with the orchestra in a recent show! For money! Does anybody know somebody who plays old-time banjo in this neck of the woods? I really don't want to drive to Berkeley or Sacramento. Thanks.

Clawdan - Posted - 01/08/2007:  14:06:12


Hi Folks,
Bob Carlin and I are planning a workshop weekend in Austin in late March this year. Wanted to start by giving you a heads up and see who is interested. I'll be glad to keep you up to date of details as they develop.

Play nice,
Dan "Ain't no bum-diddy" Levenson
Old Time Music and Dance
www.ClawhammerBanjo.us
Author of Clawhammer Banjo From Scratch, A guide for the claw-less - a MelBay Publication
and Old Time Festival Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo (MelBay 20313) - 117 tunes tabbed for clawhammer banjo with standard notation and suggested chords.
Tune list at http://www.folknet.org/dan/FestTunesBJBook.htm

BigDawg - Posted - 01/08/2007:  14:59:37


Would that be Austin, Texas or Austin, Minnesota? I'd be a yes on the former but I had to go to my nephew's wedding last August in the latter and it's a little too far for a weekend.

Clawdan - Posted - 01/08/2007:  15:14:48


T for Texas! Cool. Didn't know bout the other (latter) but Texas is the one.

Play nice,
Dan "Ain't no bum-diddy" Levenson
Old Time Music and Dance
www.ClawhammerBanjo.us
Author of Clawhammer Banjo From Scratch, A guide for the claw-less - a MelBay Publication
and Old Time Festival Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo (MelBay 20313) - 117 tunes tabbed for clawhammer banjo with standard notation and suggested chords.
Tune list at http://www.folknet.org/dan/FestTunesBJBook.htm

BigDawg - Posted - 01/08/2007:  15:49:40


Austin, Minnesota - home of Hormel and the Spam Museum. Very educational! Keep us updated on the TEXAS workshop.

Clawdan - Posted - 01/08/2007:  15:51:52


quote:
Originally posted by BigDawg

Austin, Minnesota - home of Hormel and the Spam Museum. Very educational! Keep us updated on the TEXAS workshop.


Geeze, now I'm REALLy embarased. We were at the Spam museum about a year and a half ago. Great place, but Miss Jennifer wouldn't let me take a photo of her there.

Play nice,
Dan "Ain't no bum-diddy" Levenson
Old Time Music and Dance
www.ClawhammerBanjo.us
Author of Clawhammer Banjo From Scratch, A guide for the claw-less - a MelBay Publication
and Old Time Festival Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo (MelBay 20313) - 117 tunes tabbed for clawhammer banjo with standard notation and suggested chords.
Tune list at http://www.folknet.org/dan/FestTunesBJBook.htm

JS Coffman - Posted - 01/08/2007:  16:00:24


"Wanted to start by giving you a heads up and see who is interested. I'll be glad to keep you up to date of details as they develop."

I'd be interested in making that one, Dan. I used to live in Austin and was thinking about a trip down that way this spring to see frients. Do keep putting up details as they come available.

Joel

BigDawg - Posted - 01/08/2007:  16:16:06


quote:
Originally posted by Clawdan


Geeze, now I'm REALLy embarased. We were at the Spam museum about a year and a half ago. Great place, but Miss Jennifer wouldn't let me take a photo of her there.


That's what Photoshop is for.

bschorfhaar - Posted - 01/08/2007:  16:38:21


Geeze, now I'm REALLy embarased. We were at the Spam museum about a year and a half ago. Great place, but Miss Jennifer wouldn't let me take a photo of her there.

haw! did you enjoy the special aroma there, mr. dan?

IT'S FREE!!

Clawdan - Posted - 01/08/2007:  16:43:22


Loved the trip. Was up in the Rochester (MN) for workshops that year and it was too close to miss (yeah, I get it, smelled it all the way from there!). Great tour btw.

Anyway, I'll let you know as details become more firm. Dates are planned to be March 24&25 so more as we get closer. Any requests of lenght of workshop, subjects and such?

Also, just tentatively also set up a Las Cruces, NM solo weekend the weekend before - 16-18 - for workshops in banjo and fiddle as well as a performance. Just starting to set that up, so ...

Play nice,
Dan "Ain't no bum-diddy" Levenson
Old Time Music and Dance
www.ClawhammerBanjo.us
Author of Clawhammer Banjo From Scratch, A guide for the claw-less - a MelBay Publication
and Old Time Festival Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo (MelBay 20313) - 117 tunes tabbed for clawhammer banjo with standard notation and suggested chords.
Tune list at http://www.folknet.org/dan/FestTunesBJBook.htm

alligood - Posted - 01/08/2007:  16:53:19


Dan,
I'm in Austin and I'll attend.


John

demc62 - Posted - 01/08/2007:  22:05:43


I'm about 1/2 hr north of Austin...texas that is. I'm interested. Will it be a workshop geared to beginners, intermediates, advanced or all of the above. I made a house concert and workshop with Bob Carlin in Austin several years ago. Same type of thing?

Dave

"got banjer?"

Clawdan - Posted - 01/09/2007:  09:35:28


quote:
Originally posted by demc62

I'm about 1/2 hr north of Austin...texas that is. I'm interested. Will it be a workshop geared to beginners, intermediates, advanced or all of the above. I made a house concert and workshop with Bob Carlin in Austin several years ago. Same type of thing?

Dave

"got banjer?"



Can't speak for what was done before, but the usual way we are doing these workshops is that we divide up into levels and do a class each for each level. SO, yes, all levels will be addressed.

Play nice,
Dan "Ain't no bum-diddy" Levenson
Old Time Music and Dance
www.ClawhammerBanjo.us
Author of Clawhammer Banjo From Scratch, A guide for the claw-less - a MelBay Publication
and Old Time Festival Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo (MelBay 20313) - 117 tunes tabbed for clawhammer banjo with standard notation and suggested chords.
Tune list at http://www.folknet.org/dan/FestTunesBJBook.htm

DelusionsOBanjer - Posted - 01/10/2007:  10:22:47


You've got me thinking about a roadtrip. Austin. COOOL....

......................................................................................................
"Hell, how 'bout a hand for absolutely no reason whatsoever..."
--John Hartford

wannabanjo - Posted - 01/23/2007:  13:59:38


I'm right down the road in San Antonio - count me in!

dbrooks - Posted - 01/26/2007:  11:59:41


Hi, Dan.

This is a great, imaginative set of topics for the workshops you and Bob have planned. They go well beyond the usual clawhammer workshops that are offered. I hope you guys continue to develop these new workshop approaches.

David

Clawdan - Posted - 02/13/2007:  09:35:18


Hello Austin!
Details are in for the workshop there in March with myself AND Bob Carlin. Sunday March 25 we'll be doing an all day workshop 9-5 at Vilins Etc. on Burnet Road. Give em a call to register at 512-452-5617. Let me know if you have any trouble.

ALSO, we will both be available for private sessions Saturday March 24 (Bob - banjo, me, both banjo and fiddle) as well as in concert that eveing.

Hope yall can make it!

Play nice,
Dan "Ain't no bum-diddy" Levenson
Old Time Music and Dance
www.ClawhammerBanjo.us
Author of Clawhammer Banjo From Scratch, A guide for the claw-less - a MelBay Publication
and Old Time Festival Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo (MelBay 20313) - 117 tunes tabbed for clawhammer banjo with standard notation and suggested chords.
Tune list at http://www.folknet.org/dan/FestTunesBJBook.htm

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