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What about a cigarbox Nyatiti?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fomhorach May 18, 2016. 3 Replies

I recently saw a video of a nyatiti.It is an african instrument that has a beautiful  harp-like sound.It's made from a gourd,but I thought why not a cigar box nyatiti? Granted the fullness of a gourd…Continue

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Putting together first annual Cigar Box guitar fest Northwest (Eugene,Oregon

Started this discussion. Last reply by Downtown Vinnie Apr 13, 2014. 19 Replies

HEY KIDS,I am takin on a project that might be a load ,but it must be done.Looking for performers,CBG Vendors,a venue,and Sponsors.I am working on a venue today...This is a grass roots approach.I…Continue

Talk me to my peops-How Do You Create YOUR Music ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Jul 3, 2013. 7 Replies

Lets share our creative process,inspiration,How do you get up for creating maybe share some recording tips.What gets you up for playin?Well me....I would'nt say I'm exclusive in my way of playing…Continue

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Tell me YOUR Likes and dislikes of CBG building

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Cartwright Jul 5, 2013. 67 Replies

Hey thought i'd get some input from the pros and rookies on what YOU hate and like......likes....The sound thru the pickup when you get it soldered, stringing, intonating,playin it for the first…Continue

 

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"Vinnie, that is very pleasing.  Sweet, even.  A nice start to my day."
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"Just stop working Vinnie. The pain will vanish. Don’t do chores either. Just play. ... Works for me. Poverty has advantages. Oh and I don’t have to file taxes either. :*)"
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"Nice little ramble Vinnie under duress hope your wrist improves."
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"Got you boat a rockin in silo town Vinnie . Love that reso."
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"Oh very nice thanks for the pic Vinnie that's a beaut! :))"
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"vin fest."
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"Mellow Monday mood lifter Vin!"
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At 4:27am on December 31, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

I play it .and i means  It ! but thanks Vin da Man !

At 3:49am on October 25, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thank you Vinnie! verry kind of you to say so, every time i try the uke im struggeling whit the tuning ,because of the short scale it tends to sound so high everytime, i tryed this time whit open D tuning, ADF#A, im trying to get it lower to get a more bass like sound ,but i have not got that right Yet! But this ime im verry happy whit the metal strings they at least give the best sliding sound !! Greeeeeeettssszz On Ye !

At 7:00am on September 22, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thank you again big friend for letting me do my thing whit your stuff, you are a generous man to do this ,im glad it all turned out for the best, cose working whit feeling is allways a gas ,it can suffecate or  exspand any way posseble, i allway felt pulled to your thing from first incounter whit the Nation, to do these works whit you have made my day's ! and that you like them is the cherry on my cake, so lets eat it and be marry ! Greeeeettssszz A.D.

At 6:58pm on September 13, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the comments on the Love whisper vid ! Glad you liked it ! Appriciated !

At 6:56pm on September 13, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

HI there ! Got the video ready and online! Hope you like it! The Prisonors in the Moment in structures of Dunes, its sumtin difrend but you need achange of food now and then to keep the appetite Greeeeeeettssszz ! A.D. Be reading Ye !

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At 3:53am on September 13, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Prisoner of the Moment in structures of Dunes, sent to you by G.Mail, have fun listening !Head phones recomended ! nice stereo woofers is not to bad either ! Peace& Chickengrease Love A.D.

At 8:15am on September 7, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thats a huge compliment comming from you Vinnie ma man Thank you for that! peace & Chickengrease ! Love Ye !for that! and i like em both to ! take care ! GreeeeeettsszzOn Ye !

At 8:28am on August 27, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi Vinnie Yes i know of him i saw some his stuff a while a go on youtube,he play,s the Dobro as well in a way i like ,but i believe he past away? see that he cut up a national dobro and put a pick-up in it! but his arrangements are verry interesting! thanks greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 5:41am on July 30, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks vinster ! yep we had our big splash on sunday about a hour worth of water coming down, filling up the rainbarrels, but today the ray's are back on keep's on about two digrees less than before !still nice thow great summer sins years, everybody complains the heck ,but i like it whit all the grass dryed up no need for mowing the lawn !!thanks for the kind words ! greeeettsszz A.D.

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Dan Sleeps Memorial

Posted on July 24, 2017 at 5:02pm 3 Comments

For anyone who is interested in attending Dan Sleeps service, it will be on August 5,2017 at 10:00am and will be at Fairfax Community Church 11451 Braddock Road,Fairfax VA will be followed by a luncheon at 9624 Masey McQuire Ct. Lorton VA.

Autism Rocks guitar

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 11:09am 0 Comments

My FB friend Charlie Watts is selling a sweet lil puzzle piece shaped cbg to raise money for autism.It didn't sell at the auction and I'd like to help sell it.Hit me up if you are interested.Let's help this cause ,people.…

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Having technical issues with my USB to computer studio..

Posted on February 17, 2013 at 2:36pm 0 Comments

I am getting sound to my USB , but no Levels on Cubase,I think my ports r correct,seems to be a simple fix , but not for me.....any help would be greatly appreciated....,grrrrrrr..... I'm feeling like the actor in the Fly........Hellllllllp meeee.

 
 
 

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