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First Jam session - and I'm in charge!

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 @7:51:19 PM

One of my goals this year is to get out and play with people -- always more fun than only playing with yourself.  So I organized a lunch-time Jam session and found 5 willing souls at work who are willing to give it a try.  So far we have 2 mandolins, 2 guitars and 1 other banjo player.  I know most of them as fellow employees, but not as musicians.  I've never organized a jam session but I'm sure it will work out.  Our playlist for the first meeting consists of Arkansas Traveler, Mississippi Sawyer and Little Rosewood Casket.  All are in Wayne Erbsen's Southern Mountain Classics set of instructional books.  One aim of the group is to find people who are not virtuosos, perfectionists or nitpickers -- only those willing to have fun, learn, and help other learn.  I hope it will be a hit and become a regular occurrence -- we'll see.

I posted my own versions of the set at .


Undone in Sorrow -- new tab

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I Know You Rider -- Clawhammer version

Sunday, January 13, 2013 @3:09:29 PM Add Comment

Wind That Shakes The Barley -- this week's song

Saturday, January 12, 2013 @5:51:43 AM Add Comment

New Year's resolution -- post a song a week

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 @6:09:48 PM Add Comment

Wooden top banjo on order

Saturday, January 5, 2013 @7:32:06 AM Add Comment

Auld Lang Syne on SoundCloud

Sunday, December 30, 2012 @5:51:26 AM Add Comment

SoundCloud posting of Alabama Bound

Monday, December 24, 2012 @1:20:26 PM Add Comment

Ola Belle Reed -- Boat's Up The River

Saturday, December 22, 2012 @11:22:52 AM 2 comments

Old time religion clawhammer

Sunday, December 16, 2012 @2:37:58 PM Add Comment
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