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A warm welcome to all players of Irish Music on the Tenor Banjo.

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This website was established in February 2010 & is dedicated to promoting the playing of Irish Music on primarily the Tenor Banjo, but also on the Tenor Guitar & the Mandolin.
Joining this site is easy and once you become a member, you will have lots of fun setting up your own page, where you can invite friends & clients to check out your music!
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Please feel free to PHOTOS of your own treasured musical instruments & of your experiences while playing them.
You can also help to build up this site, as a useful home for all players & learners of the Irish Tenor Banjo, by posting links to useful Tenor Banjo websites including YouTube Tenor Banjo Videos which have inspired you.
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Patrick James Stewart posted a status
"What are the best strings to use for a gold tone it250f"
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Irish Tenor Banjo Mike Hobins Mazurka

Nice Tune I decided to upload. Skype Lessons still available and local lessons if your in the Meath / Westmeath area
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John Carty!

John Carty is one of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians having been awarded the Irish Television station, TG4’s Traditional Musician of the Year in 2003.
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"Hello Patrick & Welcome! I'm delighted you decided to join us, we are honoured indeed! I hope you have lots of fun setting up your Home Page here. Just before you get too comfortable though, please take a couple of minutes to check…"
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"Hello Michael & Welcome! I'm delighted you decided to join us, we are honoured indeed! I hope you have lots of fun setting up your Home Page here. Just before you get too comfortable though, please take a couple of minutes to check…"
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Ady Jones replied to Ady Jones's discussion 4 string tenor banjo review page
"Thanks Quentin Got it Seems straight forward, I will attend to it in the near future Regards Ady"
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Ady Jones and Van Hunter are now friends
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Seamus Egan and Steven Hawson talk banjos after a Solas show...
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Gerry O'Connor and Steven Hawson -- a brief but pleasant meeting in Albuquerque.
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Quentin Page replied to Ady Jones's discussion 4 string tenor banjo review page
"Hello Ady. I just looked and all you or I do is; click on groups,then click on + add. At top right and then a form to fill in becomes apparant. Then when it is filled in click To add. The Group. At bottom right. If you don't wish to do it,but…"
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Ady Jones replied to Ady Jones's discussion 4 string tenor banjo review page
"Hi Quentin, I have to be honest, although the idea seems like a good one I just would not know where to start, any Ideas ? Ady"
Saturday
Farquhar MacGregor posted a status
"Hi Steven, Greetings from far north of Scotland. Really enjoyed both tunes and the playing of same. Slainte, Farquhar"
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Steven Ross Hawson commented on Steven Ross Hawson's video
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Shandon Bells / The Widow Brady - Tenor Banjo Steven Hawson

"Haven't posted videos recently, as much of my new recordings have been on Soundcloud.  This is just audio with a silly picture.  But hope that some of you will give it a wee listen and comment.  Cheers from Albuquerque...Steven…"
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Shandon Bells / The Widow Brady - Tenor Banjo Steven Hawson

Audio of Shandon Bells and The Widow Brady banjo recorded by Steven Hawson 2014
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Greg Terry left a comment for Dick Glasgow
"Greetings, Dick: Thank you for the gracious welcome. I hope to learn from the collective wisdom and experience of this site's members. Site rules have been read and will be complied with. Thanks again! Greg"
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"Hello Greg & Welcome! I'm delighted you decided to join us, we are honoured indeed! I hope you have lots of fun setting up your Home Page here. Just before you get too comfortable though, please take a couple of minutes to check…"
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Friday
 
 
 

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