The second volume of Squeeze Box Man is now available. It’s a graphic novel in 6 parts – any 1 issue can be read on its own, but together they complete the story arc. Follow the exploits of Lazy Allen, Staash Dudas and the whole… Read More
Regular readers to 27th Street know I’ve been working with Jacob Yerex on a graphic novel project based on my little book, Squeeze Box Man – The Lazy Allen Stories. We’re very excited because Issue #1 is complete and issues will be available in early… Read More
Back in late September I posted a few versions of Soldier’s Joy on this blog. I was watching a bunch of performances of it because I was starting to learn this one on clawhammer banjo. Tonight I recorded a bit of a practice session, so… Read More
This is the “Industrial” with the new bridge and nut. The banjo is tuned to A Modal tuning.
I’ve had some requests to post a video here of me playing the oil can banjo. This is a bit of a problem for me. The first problem is that I’m a duffer. I’ve only been hammering away at this machine for a month. The… Read More
Everything was fine. My alter ego invented me, I started the blog, and everything was going along as it should. Then Mister Fancy-Pants opens a Twitter account of all things. But fine, I put up with that. Now I find out he’s gone and opened… Read More