Well, true to form, I have found time to add a new blog. Embarrasingly enough, I see that it has been over a year since I have done that!! I have visited this site over the past year, but always told my self that next time I would blog. So....... It has been a year full of music, work, and just general running around for me. My band, Dakota Nights is starting to get out there a little bit more!!! Alot of work, Practice, decision making, and I have loved every minute of it!! To see what we are up to, just go to www.bismanlive.com/Dakota_nights to see what, & where we are going!, and to hear our music! On the Banjo hand, I've played a few places with some friends, and as always, trying to learn more on the banjo! It is a sad day when a person thinks they know it all! There is so much to learn, and play!!!! The closest banjo teacher is over 8 hours away, so I settle for DVD's, and all the tips and ideas from all of you wonderful people on this site. Thank you so much for that!! I'll close now. Take care, reader!
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Playing Since: 1980
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I have a "Kay" Banjo that I play, it has a nice, mellow sound!
Special Consensus, J.D Crow, Earl Scruggs, Bill Monroe. Oh, and I like Festus Bug's music too!
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Love Bluegrass! I'm self taught, no teachers around my area. websites like the Banjo Hangout are really great! I'm part of a band called "Dakota NIghts" which specializes in classic country, and 50's-60's and a bit of swing. I play bass guitar, guitar, and keyboard in this band. I'm also part of a trio called the "Praire Belles" which is all bluegrass. There, the banjo comes into play, as well as the bass(I play an accoustic bass, I don't think I could handle an upright bass, although I'd love to try!) The Belles is all female, and we have a blast, playin', singing, drinking cappacino, and lots of laughter! I am truly blessed with all that I have been given in this life.
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