Downtown Vinnie
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What about a cigarbox Nyatiti?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fomhorach May 18, 2016. 3 Replies

I recently saw a video of a nyatiti.It is an african instrument that has a beautiful  harp-like sound.It's made from a gourd,but I thought why not a cigar box nyatiti? Granted the fullness of a gourd…Continue

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Putting together first annual Cigar Box guitar fest Northwest (Eugene,Oregon

Started this discussion. Last reply by Downtown Vinnie Apr 13, 2014. 19 Replies

HEY KIDS,I am takin on a project that might be a load ,but it must be done.Looking for performers,CBG Vendors,a venue,and Sponsors.I am working on a venue today...This is a grass roots approach.I…Continue

Talk me to my peops-How Do You Create YOUR Music ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Jul 3, 2013. 7 Replies

Lets share our creative process,inspiration,How do you get up for creating maybe share some recording tips.What gets you up for playin?Well me....I would'nt say I'm exclusive in my way of playing…Continue

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Tell me YOUR Likes and dislikes of CBG building

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Cartwright Jul 5, 2013. 67 Replies

Hey thought i'd get some input from the pros and rookies on what YOU hate and like......likes....The sound thru the pickup when you get it soldered, stringing, intonating,playin it for the first…Continue

 

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"Well done, my friend. Good to see you up there. A classic song for sure.Nice sounding cbg as well"
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"Where’s your stage handlers when you need em! I like the  tie-dyed room Vinnie. Another great full body looping extravaganza."
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"Good stuff! The key of A - that's the Canadian key, eh! I apologize for that pick and my other Canadian friends."
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"Thanks,my brothers.No,Diglydog,I'm not nearly that aware.You funny,Wes.."
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"the new mower blues - loop that buddy "
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Summer is in the Key of A

"Building The Foundation "Summer me Color" taildragging that funky Chicken!"
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"I LOVED IT DEFINITELY GOING TO GET ME A LOOPER PEDAL"
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sorry for the slight pedal malfunction at the beginning of the first solo at about 2:47....
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"Das some fine stuff dere ,maynard,and a right perty guitfiddle to boot.Good show!!"
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"Well thank ya so much  for all your spirited comment.You always make me smile. I'm really tryin to do more accoustic and also more bluegrass,and  kind of expand my range more ,.but  I think pieces like this are probably where the…"
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At 3:56pm on May 8, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the Kind words There Vin! we trying ! cose we love it ! Like you do to! Loopalishius !Chord Banjo Master! greetsszz on Ye !  A.D.

At 6:05am on March 7, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

dont know if your day's go faster then mine DV but  Kazoeeeeeeeed you some Yersterday remember ! good to know they all got there safely Enjoy!

Yep That tune did it! thats not the kay is it? looking verry vintage love those old arch Tops the got soul ! no matter what you do whit it they OEEEooeezzz when you buzz them Vulcan of Love !! Greeeettsszz to ye!!

At 3:06pm on February 26, 2018, StorminSteve said…

Thanks for accepting ! I always look forward to your net video ! 

Cheers !

At 12:03pm on February 17, 2018, Uncle John said…

Hoppy birthday, Vinnie!   I hope it's a good year for you and Di.

At 6:57pm on January 17, 2018, Jeff 'Bones' Reilly said…

Thanks very much DTV i have long way to go till im up there like you guys , loving your banjo work and the looping mate all the best for the year regards Jeff . 

At 6:32pm on January 13, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi Did You Get The MP3 by Gmail ? was wondering?

At 8:27pm on January 11, 2018, sean hawk said…

hey bro thanks!  Long time no see, hows life?

At 6:44pm on January 9, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Mark for the Quick Send  off, il go of and do some tinkering whit it and see what comes out, bee getting back at you when ready! Greeeeettssszzz A.D.

At 11:07am on January 7, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thank you my Man ! Kind words Indeeed ! Honord that you liked the Tune, there are some more wordt that i have writen i may do a rerun but when the going get good ,you need to get going if you know what imean ! we try to keep it it coming like all you Crackers out there in (Cold Amerika) Do ! Greeeeettsszzz A.D.

At 2:37pm on December 9, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Maybee Don't know, are you reading between the lines? like i do mind speak sometimes like the medicine men do in the steamlodge, and then you get the tendensy to relive some stuff thats heavy on the Soul! dono,what you hear is what you get !! but thanks for the nice comments done a couple this afternoon ,i was flooting  ! be hearing you ! greeeettssszz A.D.

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Dan Sleeps Memorial

Posted on July 24, 2017 at 5:02pm 3 Comments

For anyone who is interested in attending Dan Sleeps service, it will be on August 5,2017 at 10:00am and will be at Fairfax Community Church 11451 Braddock Road,Fairfax VA will be followed by a luncheon at 9624 Masey McQuire Ct. Lorton VA.

Autism Rocks guitar

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 11:09am 0 Comments

My FB friend Charlie Watts is selling a sweet lil puzzle piece shaped cbg to raise money for autism.It didn't sell at the auction and I'd like to help sell it.Hit me up if you are interested.Let's help this cause ,people.…

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Having technical issues with my USB to computer studio..

Posted on February 17, 2013 at 2:36pm 0 Comments

I am getting sound to my USB , but no Levels on Cubase,I think my ports r correct,seems to be a simple fix , but not for me.....any help would be greatly appreciated....,grrrrrrr..... I'm feeling like the actor in the Fly........Hellllllllp meeee.

 
 
 

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