My friend Arno and I went out to Hugh’s Room tonight for the 16th Annual Banjo Special. I think Arno and I have now been to 3 of them. This show features Chris Coole, Chris Quinn, Arnie Naiman and Brian Taheny along with a number… Read More
Just me playing a melancholy little tune called Cold Frosty Morning. The banjo is in A Modal AKA Sawmill tuning with a capo on the 2nd fret.
Yesterday afternoon we were at the opening of Tim Noonan’s show of new paintings. That’s Tim in the picture with his painting, Turtle Island. Check out Tim’s work at Yumart Gallery. With this exhibition, Tim continues to bring his exuberant, sometimes jarring, expressionist palette… Read More
The Ladybug is becoming increasingly comfortable with the other cats and the dogs. This morning for the first time she had breakfast with the others. She has a great spirit and she loves to play and to be around us humans. s
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Here are Thornton and Emily Spencer (from the Whitetop Mountain Band) playing Soldier’s Joy.
Iconic must be the most overused word we see these days. Celebrities, for instance are regularly described as iconic, at least those who aren’t yet legendary. Both words are used when an adjective is needed, but there really isn’t all that much to say. They’ve… Read More
I was surfin’ about on the YouTube machine and I chanced up this “official video”. I almost didn’t watch it because, well….what the hell is there official about old time music? I did watch it though, and I’m glad I did. This is a wonderfully… Read More
The first of two different snowy owl mosics is complete.