It was a busy fiddle week for me, here in the heartland. Wednesday was a band get together ( we rarely "rehearse" just get together and play some tunes). Thursday evening was the first outdoors session of the weekly OT Jam. Saturday banjo player Peter Fagan and I busked at the Urbana Farmer's Market. Sunday Peter Tom Faux and Robin Kearton played for a pre- wedding party in the early afternoon. In the late afternoon, I helped with the Community Center for the Arts (c4a). I played with c4a's Bow Dacious playing for a contra/square dance outside in downtown Champaign. It was a benefit for the local food bank. ( Bow Dacious is a group of young musicians who play a lot of pop, and OT music ( and other genres outside the classical mainstream).
A week full of music and fun...hard to beat.
cornfed has 26 friends. View entire friends list.
ChickenMan replied to topic 'A way to search this forum and get more current answers' 1 hr
TuneWeaver replied to topic 'To press down or not to press down that is the question.' 1 day
Playing Since: 1958
Experience Level: Purty Good
[Jamming] [Socializing] [Helping]
fiddle I thought that this was for that. But.. My fiddle is a Leon Bernadel shop instrument from 1933. It is one of those that might be described as a step up student instrument. It is red. It sounds red, or maybe maroon. I like it.
Tommy Peoples, Liz Carrol,Jean Carignan, Tommy Jarrel, Garry Harrison/Indian Creek Delta Boys, Volo Bogtrotters, Allen Street,
Classified Rating: (0)
Rate this Member
Visible to: Public
Last Visit 10/12/2017
Started in Public school in WI; Private violin lessons for several years: Self immersion in several written collections; played with the "Irish Folk club" in C/U IL 1978-1982(?); Played old time with Snakeroot String Band in C/U IL from about 1983- 1990; repaired violin asociated stringed instrumentts in C/U IL from 1973-1983; Love jams & playing for dancers.
'Gold Tone Banjola' 1 day