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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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"A superb soundscape,Richard,Some fine vocals and words to boot from James. Yes you are luck y to live this close to nature.You gotta get up to Oregon .It's equally beautiful..The video was wayy awesome. Great work ,you ,too!!! play on!!"
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"A superb soundscape,Richard,Some fine vocals and words to boot.The video was equally awesome. Great work ,you ,too!!! play on!!"
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At 5:41am on July 30, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks vinster ! yep we had our big splash on sunday about a hour worth of water coming down, filling up the rainbarrels, but today the ray's are back on keep's on about two digrees less than before !still nice thow great summer sins years, everybody complains the heck ,but i like it whit all the grass dryed up no need for mowing the lawn !!thanks for the kind words ! greeeettsszz A.D.

At 7:59am on July 2, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for ye Kind words on the tune! greeettsszzz  A.D.

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.

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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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