That’s John Herrmann on banjo and vocals, Steve Rosen on guitar, Erynn Marshall on fiddle. Roy Andrade on the other fiddle. The bass player’s name is on the tip of my brain….Tom….? I didn’t make it to the 2018 Midwest Banjo Camp, but I hope… Read More
This is the group photo from the 2017 Midwest Banjo Camp. I’m in there somewhere.
I rolled into the drive at home last night at about 8:30 after a 6 hour drive back from the Midwest Banjo Camp in Olivet Michigan. Banjo camp is so much fun and such a great learning experience. It’s also a chance to meet loads… Read More
Thursday morning, I’m off to Olivet Michigan to attend the Midwest Banjo Camp. Olivet is just short of a 6 hour drive from Toronto (maybe a bit longer for slow-pokes like me who stop and stretch at just about every rest area). The camp is… Read More
Here are Joe Newberry and Brad Leftwich performing Backstep Cindy. I was at this concert. This performance was at one of the two faculty concerts at the 2016 Midwest Banjo Camp. MBC is quite an event. Banjo freaks abound, along with various fiddle players, guitar… Read More
Here’s a tune that is called Buckin’ Dun in some places and Bob-tailed Mule in others. Take your pick. I learned it at the last Midwest Banjo Camp from Cathy Barton Para. Cathy knows an amazing variety of tunes and she’s a wonderful teacher. This… Read More
I had a look at the Midwest Banjo Camp website this morning and realized I didn’t post the group photo. I’m in there somewhere (left side of the photo, purple shirt, straw hat). The next camp is at the beginning of June 2017. I see… Read More
This weird and hypnotic minor key tune is called 41st Ave. Unlike many of the tunes I like to play, this one is not really old – it’s a contemporary tune. I learned it in a workshop taught by Cathy Barton Para at this year’s… Read More