Thursday, August 31, 2006
Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Saturday, August 19, 2006
Wednesday, August 16, 2006
Mary Z. and Bob Cox
Time: Saturday, October 7, 2006 from 10:00 AM--12:00 Noon (Mountain Dulcimer) and 1:30--3:30 PM (Old Time Banjo)
Registration: Call the
at 386-397-1920 to register and pay class fee.
Come to the workshops and stay on for the
Cracker Coffeehouse that evening.
Don’t miss out on all the fun—sign up soon!
Mountain Dulcimer 101
Have a mountain dulcimer and want to get started?
Here’s a two hour introduction to Appalachian style playing
with the 2006 Uncle Dave Macon Days mountain dulcimer champ.
Come tuned in DAD and be ready to have some fun learning to
play a simple first tune to get you started.
This is a fun instrument and easy to play—especially if you
have ever played another instrument. Limited to 12 students.
$20 10:00 AM-12:00 Noon
Old Time Banjo 101
Here’s a two hour “hands on” workshop to the old time banjo. If you have a functional five string banjo and want to get started on a frailing motion with your right hand and begin a simple old time tune with your left—this is the workshop for you. If you are a beginner, but still need help with the basics—this is for you too. J Please come with your banjo tuned in open G. (gDGBD) and ready to have some fun. Limited to 12 students. $20
Mary Z. Cox – is a banjoholic with 12 banjos. When forced to stop buying banjos, Mary entered clawhammer contests and won two top-notch banjos in one year as prizes. She’s been playing since she was 12 and is a past
Mary Z. is also a dulcimaniac with 7 mountain dulcimers, a past
Monday, August 14, 2006
I had forgotten what a pretty tone this dulcimer has. It is rosewood and western cedar.
Sunday, August 13, 2006
Saturday, August 12, 2006
Wednesday, August 02, 2006
Here's a link to more of my imixes at Apple itunes. Take a listen--its really kind of fun putting them together. It's about a 103 outside--so I have to stay inside so I am trying something new. :)
Here's a snapshot of a very large Luna Moth that visited on the screen of the bathroom window in the log cabin this summer. It was pretty warm in the mountains too. :)