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Playing Since: 2007

Experience Level: Purty Good

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Occupation: Web Developer

Gender: Female

Age: 63

My Instruments:
My main fiddle is a hard used but wonderfully sounding D. Salzard that's about 130 years old, with a one piece back to die for, and appears handmade. My second fiddle is a very early Suzuki Nippon that looks like it was repaired by a backyard body mechanic with Bondo and epoxy, but manages to sing quite nicely. And I have an early 20th c. German Strad which is plain-plain-plain until you put the bow to her, when she turns into Cinderella at the Ball, with Dark Rich Tone. And I've got a 4th fiddle that's a german trade fiddle, a project I am currently working on, and a 5th that's a german trade, probably a Mittenwald, that needs work that I picked up recently at the flea market. I've also got a couple basket cases that came in recently. One's repairable, an amateur made fiddle from New York, but it needs the whole pegbox/scroll grafted. The other is for parts.

Favorite Bands/Musicians:
First and Foremost, the Gypsy King himself, Stefane Grapelli,
Stuff Smith,
John Hartford,
April Verch,
Regina Carter,
Joe Venuti,
Buddy Thomas,
Chubby Wise,
Owen Chapman,
Dwight Lamb,
Liz Carroll,
Tommy Jarrell,
Lester McCumbers,
Elmer Rich.
Snake Chapman,
Ed Haley,
Jehile Kirkhuff

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Created 4/13/2008
Last Visit 7/4/2013


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Best Busking Tip Yet! 

Posted 3/24/2010 9:57:38 AM

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8 comments on “Best Busking Tip Yet!”

tsaimichael Says:
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @10:38:17 AM

I am not sure I can afford that tip. But I will keep my eyes open for it. Will it lubricate my other ailing joints as well?
brya31 Says:
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @10:39:08 AM

Ha! Now that is cool!
Arkansas Traveller Says:
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @10:43:01 AM

It looks like a wonderful tipple...
'appy fiddlin'
bj Says:
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @10:45:29 AM

I just posted the blogpost explaining this!
BC Says:
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @2:30:04 PM

Sooo, did they Tip-a-Few?
bj Says:
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @2:35:01 PM

LOL! Just the one . . .
nfritzjr Says:
Saturday, March 31, 2012 @7:04:15 AM

I need some of this, is it real? Could not find the blog posting so please explain :-)
bj Says:
Saturday, March 31, 2012 @7:14:41 AM

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