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@danblakeslee brought over my reward for backing his excellent new album. #recommended #music #art this is called “Man’s Best Friend” A guy and his guitar, of course!

@danblakeslee brought over my reward for backing his excellent new album. #recommended #music #art this is called “Man’s Best Friend” A guy and his guitar, of course!

Next up on our list of tunes to learn. Darling Corey, which has a wonderful modal, drone thing goin’ on. This video did the smart thing and just uploaded the recording from 1927.

Harvard Square Chowderfest, keeping the crowds entertained while they waited in line for their free taste. 
Photo courtesy Harvard Square Business Association.

Harvard Square Chowderfest, keeping the crowds entertained while they waited in line for their free taste.
Photo courtesy Harvard Square Business Association.

Played the #IBM employee BBQ in MassLab today. Great fun. #music #bluegrass

Played the #IBM employee BBQ in MassLab today. Great fun. #music #bluegrass

If you are in the Boston area, come on down to the Tavern in Charlestown, MA! 10pm - midnight-ish. A short walk from Sullivan Station gets you there.

If you are in the Boston area, come on down to the Tavern in Charlestown, MA! 10pm - midnight-ish. A short walk from Sullivan Station gets you there.

Fun at Telluride with Thile-Meyer duo.

Some good face from this dude in Harvard Square. #music #folk #cambridge

Some good face from this dude in Harvard Square. #music #folk #cambridge

This little gal followed me home today. #banjo #bluegrass #clawhammer

This little gal followed me home today. #banjo #bluegrass #clawhammer

Splinters at Life Alive tonight. Guess the chord I am playing. 😱 #bluegrass #cambridge  (at Life Alive)

Splinters at Life Alive tonight. Guess the chord I am playing. 😱 #bluegrass #cambridge (at Life Alive)

Banjo Syndrome

As I am learning to frail, I think I am noticing that banjo players acquire instruments the same way guitarists and keyboard players do! If one is good, then 5 is 5 times better! True?