TBanjo’s twelve comments

  • The Hair In The Gate

    I transcribed this tune as best as I could from the Damaris Woods recording on "With a Banjo on My Knee". I really enjoy her placement of triplets so I included them as I heard them in the recording- naturally she does more variants than what I have writt... more…

  • February Reel #1

    I took a shot at adding this tune as it's my favorite tune on the album. more…

  • February Reel

    I first heard this tune on the Magic Square "Traditional Irish Music from Boston" - as played by Dave Cory. I believe it was written by a wonderful fiddle player named Dale Russ although I don't know the dates. I've only heard the tune played on the banjo... more…

  • A little variation - ornamented version

    Just started playing this one on the banjo - love this tune! Some ornaments kind of came naturally for me so I thought I'd take my first shot at submitting the ABC of it. It's my first try so be gentle :) more…

  • First got my attention due to the title - why not! Using it as a practice tune on the banjo, but starting to really really enjoy it, love the descending run at the end. more…

  • Great tune to play on the banjo! more…

  • Re: Banjo Triplets

    Spoon - thanks! Excellent mental advice I think! I'm going to give it a try! more…

  • Re: Banjo Triplets

    Mr. Keyes, more…

  • Re: Banjo Triplets

    Oh - another thing I forgot to mention is that when I do have a mis-fire on a triplet, 99% of the time it seems like my pick gets caught (or stuck, or glued to the string) on the upstroke of the triplet. I'm wondering if that's a mental thing as well or a... more…

  • Re: Banjo Triplets

    Thank you Mr. Keyes! more…