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May 6, 2020 - 7:36:36 AM

hoodoo

Canada

707 posts since 10/6/2017

Hey all,
I wanted to tell you about a fun little group that has been blossoming on Facebook. It's a secret group called Lonesome John's East Kentucky Banjo Workshops. Its ran by John Haywood, an amazing banjo player from East Kentucky. Some of you may know him from the Just Around The Bend compilation, released last fall by Smithsonian Folkways.

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Having temporarily lost his job because of the pandemic, he started this group as a way to keep busy and share his vast knowledge of East Kentucky banjo. He has played with George Gibson, Lee Sexton etc.

So how do you join the group? First you go to John Haywood's Facebook page, right here : facebook.com/HaywoodArt

and then, you send him a private message telling him that your interested. All that he asks of you in return, is a one time donation of $100.

In exchange, this one time donation will give you access to live workshops, tune demonstrations, printed materials, recordings and discussions, and much more.

Although he will probably slow down a bit once he gets back to his normal day job, but he plans on keeping the page active throughout the next year.

In only a few weeks, I have enough material to keep me busy for a while though.

youtube.com/watch?v=35Sbo9IKMHE

Edited by - hoodoo on 05/06/2020 08:11:06

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