Monthly archives: September, 2011

Folk Song Of The Week – Frailing Banjo Lesson: Wabash Cannonball

I was able to move a couple of lessons around so I could get at least one video workshop up this week. I am still going through the requests for the Folk Song Of The Week and taking the songs in the order they came in. This time around it’s Wabash Cannonball. It’s a fun…


Running at the Zoo and Blue Men Everywhere

I started out the weekend thinking that I would get some prep-work for the workshops done and get a jump on a bunch of projects that I am supposed to be finishing up, but that didn’t happen…. My wife asked if I would like to go to Brookfield Zoo where she, Amber, Lisa and Dmitry…


Folk Song Of The Week – Frailing Banjo Lesson: Lolly Too Dum

I was asked to go back and revisit this song and I was happy to do so. The change I made this time was to sing it in the key that I like! Lolly Too Dum is a great song on frailing banjo. Don’t let the key of D hold you back from trying it…


Irish Pub Song Of The Day – Frailing Banjo Lesson: I’ll Tell Me Ma

My wife was kind enough to get me a third camera I wanted, so I thought I would try it out with an easy song to start off with. I’ll Tell Me Ma is great song to try on frailing banjo. I really feel that the song was perfectly made for playing frailing / clawhammer…


Change …..

Starting Monday …X3!


One More Week Off For Me!

Last week we launched BanjoBandits.com and I have have to say that Tim and Mandy have it going great. The great part is seeing so many people contribute. That is what the site is all about. I was going to put up some videos this week, but decided that I was going to take an…


BanjoBandits.com is up….so let’s have a sale

BanjoBandits.comĀ is up and running and it looks like it’s off to a good start. It’s nice to see people interacting and having fun with music. I am hoping that Mandy and Tim take this to new heights in showcasing home grown talent and making friends! Since I’m taking the week off, let’s have a sale…


Introducing BanjoBandits.com

I am happy to announce the creation of BanjoBandits.com! BanjoBandits was created by three YouTube friends that wanted to make a place that home musicians could share their YouTube videos. There are thousands of videos on YouTube of people playing banjos, guitars, mandolins, fiddles and other instruments, but no where for there to all come…


Folk Song Of The Week – Frailing Banjo Lesson: Yankee Doodle

I found this request in my spam folder from June from John in California. It’s a bit late, but here it is: Yankee Doodle as a frailing banjo lesson! Have fun! Yankee Doodle MP3 [Download] Yankee Doodle (PDF) Yankee Doodle [C]Yankee Doodle went to town a-riding on a [G]pony [C]Stuck a feather [F]in his hat…