Three jigs I've been working on recently - Miller of Glanmire, The Drowning at Bruckless, and Bill Harte's. Two tenor guitars (a recent Nigel Forster, and a 1943 Epiphone archtop), and banjo (Ode Juniper). [more inside]
Another rough mix from a recent bout of recording. These are two tunes I played during the summertime wedding of two good friends. [more inside]
The old-time tune "Spotted Pony", played at a jam session at the 2016 Portland Old-Time Music Gathering. [more inside]
Latest dispatch in über-short traditional clawhammer banjo songs. [more inside]
Another quick rendition of a traditional tune on the banjo.
A quick rendition of the traditional tune on an Enoch banjo with a touch of guitar.
A version of this traditional tune on a fretless bowl-back banjo tuned down to B. [more inside]
Cover of the Dock Boggs song, on banjo naturally. [more inside]
This month's challenge isn't much of a challenge for someone who plays oldtime music anyway, but I figure I get extra points for recording this American Civil War era tune on my new gourd banjo. [more inside]
Let's call it EMOldtimey. Or, really, let's not. It's not a damned clean rendition, but with this old heartbreaker you don't have to be. My pre-verbal niece was purported to love it, and that's good enough for me.