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Genre: Bluegrass
Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

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Playing Since: 2007
Experience Level: Purty Good

Interests:
[Teaching] [Jamming] [Socializing] [Helping]

Occupation: Sales

Gender: Male
Age: 29

My Instruments:
"Constance", my Blaylock Bear Tracks Banjo (unplated no hole), Cox rim, maple resonator & neck, FQMS nickel hardware

Also brass and woodwind instruments as well as standup and electric bass, guitars (electric and acoustic), resonator guitar, violin, mandolin, etc


Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Scruggs, Crowe, Osborne, Monroe, Album Band, The Rage, Flamekeeper, Del McCoury band, New South, DL & Quicksilver, etc, etc, etc.


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Created 12/14/2006
Last Visit 5/19/2021

On Christmas 2007, I got my first banjo. It was a Dean BW3 metal pot banjo. I was 13 at the time. After learning a few basic songs reasonably well, I quickly grew out of the bad action and horrible tone of the metal pot banjo. I managed to pick up a Samick SB-4 banjo at my local music store. This banjo was a quantum leap better than the metal pot banjo. Unfortunately, sooner than later this banjo began plaguing me with problems. Cheese grater action, cracked resonator, unstable neck, and being a beginner, I didn't know how to fix it. After that, I got a pretty good deal on Gold Star GF-200. This banjo was truly a very good banjo and I still have it. During the summer of 2008, I managed to acquire a Blaylock Bear Tracks tone ring and pot assembly with neck. This has been my main banjo since I got it and it has the tone that I love! Deep and hollow, so Croweish. My main influences, are Flatt & Scruggs, JD Crowe, Doyle Lawson, Ron Stewart. Anything traditional, I'm not one for the modern stuff. I have no plans on ever quitting the banjo!

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