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The person responsible for my interest in playing music

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May 19, 2022 - 4:08:36 PM
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1456 posts since 2/3/2012

Here's a link to the person who was responsible for me  getting me onto the path of learning the banjo and fiddle and old time music.   I took banjo lessons from Lynn 10 years ago after I'd healed up from a severely shattered left wrist and, after a year of P.T.,  I decided that, at age 65, as it looked like I might actually have a fully functioning left hand/wrist/arm and as  I'd wanted to play the banjo since I was a kid, that I wanted to learn the banjo.  I contacted Lynn to take some lessons on the banjo.    Four or five years ago after hearing me play at our "Living History Days" here in Buffalo, he asked me if I'd be interested in joining his Old Time music group.  You bet!  That he thought I had the proper banjo skills to fit in with his group of outstanding players was mind blowing to me and I joined the group and my life has taken a wonderful turn into playing the banjo and fiddle and having an amazing adventure with an outstanding group of O.T players.   One of the most amazing events of my life next to marrying my wonderful wife of 53 years and having two wonderful daughter's and three grandson's.

I hope you will look at the included video of the "Fiddling Forester's" and their "Cold, Missouri Waters".  Lynn is playing the Harmonica in this video. This video makes me tear up every time I watch it.

Playing with Lynn's group has been an amazing experience for me.  I get to play with youngster's that Lynn taught an these young people are amazing.  All of these kid's are wonderful  and very talented and just dang good kids.   I hope this group never figures out that I'm just a "hack"  when compared to them.surprise

May 19, 2022 - 5:48:45 PM

4397 posts since 10/13/2005

Wow! Beautifully done! banjered

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