"Uncle John I would love to know how you like that? I am either goint to try that next or build a 3 stringed cigar box banjo fretless. I have a wonderful 3 string fretted one built by Diane in Chicago with steel strings but lately I have been really…"
"I tend to play almost exclusively 3 strings. I do go to four when I play this beautiful banjo I bought from W. Sam it sounds fantastic so I can not help myself. Still there is something about those 3 strings that is as exciting as riding a bull! I…"
"Now I have been around since the yahoo days, though I hope I was always one for looking for the reason in both sides of the old arguments. Still, I have to say I do not miss the days of people getting banned and bad intentions getting thrown from…"
"I have to say that this was my hope when I first asked builders to make cbgs for my marine and army brothers in Afghanistan. I knew these guitars offered possibilities not afforded by conventional guitars....matt"
"really a very fine rendition of this song. I really like the video as well. Subtle like your layered performance. Your voice is very nice and you make it more your own by not trying to sound like Johnny. This was a really good listen.....matt"
Matt, Being one of the Nation's "Old Timers", I enjoy watching people develop over time. It is much more enjoyable when there has been a "give and take" between the two. I like where you are right now and enjoy the gifts that you are giving to the world...
You are most welcome, and I hope you enjoy it. That story about those heroes that day is a story that bears repeating for generations to come. I look forward to seeing you video of the guitar in action....Dan