Lessons at my home, or yours, from a Grammy and Indie nominated musician. I've been a professional folksinger, musician, and performer for over 50 years, and I am the recipient of a 2012 Oregon Folklife Network Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant to teach banjo, and have been proclaimed by the State of Oregon as a Master Tradtional Artist &; Culture Keeper. $35, no particular time limit(If you pay for 4 at a time, I will knock $5 off the price of each). Flatpicking and fingerpicking guitar(Travis style, and dead-thumb). Frailing banjo, & old time two & three finger style banjo picking(no Scruggs style if you please) mandolin, dobro, autoharp, mouth harp (straight and cross harp). Blues, bluegrass, Western swing, old-timey. Fifty years experience. I've played with just about everyone; Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Utah Phillips, Pete Seeger, Malvina Reynolds, Tom Paxton, John Hammond Jr., Jay Ungar, Joe Craven, Brownie McGhee, Faith Petric, Anne Feeney, Andy Cohen, Paul Geremia, Dave Van Ronk, Joe Ely, Roy Book Binder, Steve Goodman, David Amram, Snuffy Jenkins & Pappy Sherrill, Paul Siebel, Brian Bowers, Guy Davis, Spider John Koerner, John McCutcheon, Linda Allen........ You can check out my website at;
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Here's the video the Oregon Folklife Network did for my Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant;
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Here's how I teach;
If you want to hear me, here is a link to the radio show LOAFER'S GLORY, The Hobo Jungle of the Mind, that I did with host Utah Phillips, It's #21.
And here I am with Kate Wolf back in 1975 on her radio show;