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Playing Since: 2009
Experience Level: Just Startin'
Harmony Reso-Tone with replaced geared fifth string tuner
banjo-related: Pete Seeger, Roscoe Holcomb, The Bill Hilly Band, Stanley Brothers, Carter Family, Cathy Fink, Eric Nagler;
other: traditional folk (British, Canadian, American), singer-songwriter, Girl Guide songs, classical (all eras), choral, rock, musical theatre, opera, jazz, blues, comedy, klezmer, "world"
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Last Visit 3/12/2009
I like leading sing-songs, especially at summer camp, and aim to eventually be able to accompany myself on banjo. My mother's ancestors were Appalachian, so I feel a special connection to that sort of music. I tend to play rather oddball instruments; ukulele and accordion are other favourites.
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