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Roxbury CT Pickin and Fiddlin Contest - July 10

Thursday, June 17, 2010

If you are in the area (western Connecticut)  - This is always a lot of fun!

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Seeger, Seeger and Davis

Friday, September 12, 2008 5 comments

Roxbury Pickin' and Fiddlin'

Monday, July 14, 2008 1 comment

Cookie Tins and Odd Parts

Friday, June 27, 2008 1 comment

Another Project

Monday, June 2, 2008 2 comments

Thanks to all for a new hobby

Saturday, April 5, 2008 Add Comment

Pete Seeger

Thursday, February 28, 2008 5 comments

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Genre: Old Time
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Playing Since: 1974
Experience Level: Novice

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Occupation: Technical Instructor (retired!)

Gender: Male
Age: 70

My Instruments:
A frankinbanjo made from and old maple rim and new neck as well as a 1925 Clarophone. My current favorite is an old May Bell tenor converted to a 5-string.

Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Pete Seeger, Tom Rush, Garnett Rogers, Tom Russell, Cristy Moore, John McCutcheon and the list could continue...

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Created 10/30/2007
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I have been playing guitar since about 1969 and took up banjo in 1974. I never could master the three-finger, Scruggs/bluegrass style and because of that, I stick with a sort of hybrid frailing/old-time type of playing (starting with the Pete Seeger book).

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