A Banjo Teacher’s Diary

I just had my seventh year teaching at Banjo Camp North in Massachusetts, and it was, as always, wonderful. Camp ran from noon Friday May 15, 2009 through Sunday afternoon May 17, and included dozens of classes for both bluegrass … Read More

The Nashville Number System

  by Wayne Fugate History and background The Nashville Number System is an informal method of transcribing music by denoting the scale degree upon which a chord is built. Since the middle ages, musicians have substituted Roman numerals for chord … Read More

HVBA Annual Spring Fundraiser

No Brakes – 2008 Fundraiser Sunday, May 31 River Station Restaurant 1 Water Street Poughkeepkeepse, NY 12601 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Tickets are $10/ HVBA members, $15/non-members. Kids under 10 get in FREE! Time to put aside any crazy … Read More

Bluegrass and Guitars at Their Very Best

by Allan Brooks Indeed, there was magic afoot that wonderful April 4th Saturday afternoon at a concert presented by the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association in Poughkeepsie New York, but first a brief background peek as to why I was there… … Read More

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