I learned the tune Walking in the Parlor last week at the banjo workshop I attended, led by Bruce Molskey. I like this deceptively simple, hypnotic tune a lot and I’ve been playing it quite a bit since the workshop, trying to get it right.… Read More
Fiddle, banjo, guitar. Great singing. All around wonderful show! I had a great time there with my brother tonight!
While Tuffy P was at the CNE last night, I was at a banjo workshop, learning from Bruce Molsky, one of the best old time banjo players, fiddle players and guitar pickers around. I heard about the workshops through the Toronto Stringband email list. The… Read More
…on button accordion …clawhammer …the late Dave Hum …full stringband
I dropped by the Open Mic at Fair Grounds Coffee here in Long Branch tonight. I even brought along my banjo and played a few tunes. It was lots of fun, with a few people singing and playing guitars as well as a harmonica player,… Read More
When I was a boy, my father told me, “son, there are two Hanks, Williams and Snow.” He made it clear he liked Hank Snow best. Time for a vintage dose of The Singing Ranger. Here are Hank and the boys performing Rhumba Boogie…
I’m very excited to have an opportunity to participate in a banjo workshop next week given by Bruce Molsky, and then the next night, going (with my brother the trout, Salvelinas Fontinalis), so see him perform at Hugh’s Room. Here is Bruce Molsky playing guitar,… Read More
…featuring Manitoba Hal on slide ukulele.
Don’t worry, I’m here to help out. Here’s the Whiskey Bent Valley Boys doing a blistering version of Old Molly Hare….