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Genre: Old Time
Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

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Genre: Old Time
Playing Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)

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Playing Since: 1993
Experience Level: Purty Good

Kimerer has made 11 recent additions to Banjo Hangout 

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Gender: Male
Age: 72

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Created 2/17/2006
Last Visit 11/19/2019

<table cellpadding=ൗ" cellspacing=Ŕ" border=Ŕ" align="left"> <tr align="center" valign="middle"> <td> <img src="http://www.banjohangout.ws/users/photos/medium/9680-15034122422007.jpg" width=薎" height=藂" border=Ŕ" alt=""> </td> </tr> </table> Greetings. <p> I picked up the banjo quite by accident back in the early 90's. I was unemployed at the time, so for something to do while I waited for my next employment opportunity I scraped together $200 and took a community adult education course wherein we built a lap dulcimer and then learned to play it. It was cheaper than therapy. </p> <p> Initially I was more interested in the woodworking than the music, but after the instrument was done I discovered that I could actually play it. This led a few months later to my purchase of a banjo kit from Music Makers, and the rest is history. </p> <p> I currently own half a dozen banjos. One of them is an A-scale Fairbanks & Cole made in 1890. You can read all about this banjo on my web site, just click <a href="http://www.thekimerers.com/brian/music/fandcbanjo.shtml">here</a>. Visit my homepage at <a href="http://www.thekimerers.com/brian/">http://www.thekimerers.com/brian/</a>. </p> <p> I am mostly self taught on the banjo, and I play mostly for me and the squirrels. I have done a few pickup gigs with friends, but other than that it is something that I just enjoy doing for myself. </p> <p> I mostly frail, although I have tried out the finger picks on occasion. </p><br> My main banjos are:<br> Bart Reiter Special<br> Goodtime openback<br> Goldtone Maple Classic<br> Fairbanks & Cole A-scale openback<br> Flesher Minstrel<br>

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