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Got Banjo?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by FunkThumb, Oct 20, 2002.


  1. hey folks.

    I just picked up the banjo a few monthes ago, ridiculous amounts of fun. I decided to get an instructor this time around. I'm starting to wish i had done the same for bass.

    Any other banjo folk 'round here?
     
  2. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    The definition of a gentleman is 'Somebody who knows how to play banjo, but doesn't.':p
     
  3. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Connecticut
    Banjo got me into playing bass. When my grandfather died, we inherited a five-string banjo, of which I promptly broke a string. I started playing basslines on it, and figured hey, might as well try bass. Unfortunately, the banjo fell apart and is no more. Takes a heck of a lot of right hand technique to play it well.