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Note to Muskrat on my banjo groups

Posted by stevengaub on Tuesday, May 22, 2012

I play praise church music every Sunday at 3 locations. My home church, St, Andrews where I play in a group of: 2-3 guitars, a bass, Piano, 3 singers and my self where I play melody or counter melody ( what I hear in the chord patterns). The Woman's prison where I usually lead the singing and play chords to gospel and praise music, if the 5 string player comes and leads the singing I back him up with an electric bass ( some times I use a Gold tone Bas banjo). 1,3rd Sunday I play at a little episcopal church that is a delight and I often get them up dancing to (slave tradition old old gospel "spirit songs")

My secular attachment is with the Tacoma banjo club.

We play in retirement homes and some civic events 3 or so engagements a week. I am a back sete  new bee, Even though I have been there 6 years. They have pushed my techneque a lot. The music is at least 60 years old jazz, swing, big band. 

All of these volunteer. 



1 comment on “Note to Muskrat on my banjo groups”

stevengaub Says:
Sunday, July 22, 2012 @8:02:16 AM

Super cool gig with my wife at the church fair. She and I sung and I played Baritone ukulele, tenor banjo, and guitar. The gig had 3 sets: love songs, patriotic songs, gospel hums. Well received. She has a beautiful voice that blends well with me.

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