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Paul Roberts replied to topic '"Enjoy the Ride" - Cello Banjo, Banjo Lute, Flute, and Mother Nature' 1 day
Playing Since: 2008
Experience Level: Intermediate
1909 Fairbanks no7 with Dave stacy left handed neck
Ken Perlman, cathy fink, art rosenbaum, finbar furey (piping only , not the sentimental ballads!!) and the loads of talented banjo hangout members that frequent the chat room, they`re brilliant
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Last Visit 11/26/2017
stumbled upon 5 string banjo via tin whistle, then uilleann pipes, then tenor banjo then 5 string bluegrass, which led to 5 string frailing/. Being a lefty, always had trouble finding a decent quality banjo, so i had dave stacey make me a lefty neck for an old whyte laydie pot and just recently had James Bowan of griffin banjos make me a lefty ariel A banjo. Wish id discovered the joys of frailing years ago, but i`ve had an eventful journey getting here and know hundreds of Irish tunes when i`ve the skill to figure them out on the 5 string. I think Ken Perlman is smart as a carrot.
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