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Started this discussion. Last reply by Edward Hardin Apr 25, 2016. 45 Replies

 

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How to play The Rolling Stones Ventilator Blues By Nigel McTrustry

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NEW CBG Single! Yellow Dog by Nigel McTrustry

Posted on June 12, 2017 at 11:41pm 0 Comments

Jump on that Train!

Please check out my new single now available on iTunes 

i play 3 string cbgs, 2 string bass,

Caroline Hammond - Percussion & vocal

Scottie Burke - Drums & vocal

http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1244241677?ls=1&app=itunes

Cheers

Nigel

New Live Cigar Box Guitar Album

Posted on April 2, 2017 at 9:14pm 1 Comment

I am very pleased to say I have a new Live album just out.
Check it out via the link below.
http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1221222605?ls=1&app=itunes
Cheers
Nigel

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2013

Posted on April 14, 2013 at 7:15am 1 Comment

I had a ball at this years Bluesfest. The lineup was incredible!

Here is some of the action.

http://www.bluesfest.com.au/schedule/announcements.aspx?DayID=57

McTRUSTRY CBGs @ BYRON BAY BLUESFEST 2012

Posted on May 16, 2012 at 7:00am 4 Comments

I am always blown away and inspired by the players that come through my stall at The Bluesfest.

From seasoned players to absolute beginners.

Always a thrill to get someone who has never played a cbg (or guitar) before up and running.

Here is some footage. All shot on my phone. Next time i'll do it all sideways.

Fun Fun Fun!

It's a long video so maybe grab a beer or a cup of Tea

or a cbg and jam along!

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At 5:25pm on November 16, 2013, the anonymous pick said…

;-)

 

At 8:28am on November 5, 2013, Joe Niszczak said…

Hey Nigel.

Love your videos. Recently built my first 3-string and started playing Wild Thing over the weekend. So cool!

At 2:00pm on September 29, 2013, Jim brinkley said…
Hi nige, my name is Jim and live in UK. Saw your YouTube vid with two string bass ,thought it sounded great. Can you tell me length of neck size of strings and other stuff?Thanks Jim.
At 9:06am on July 29, 2013, Greg Roberts said…

Thanks for the kind words and also thanks for the instructional vids

At 5:06am on April 19, 2013, Chris Smith said…

morning nige Im aussie but married a pom!!! so now here I am in devon

both kids born in aderlaide.

use to spend time in northern nsw coolest place on earth and now a following of cbg,s

im real enviousness.lived tamborine mt for quite some time worked at warner studios

only learning cbg but im real hooked as its far more forgiving than a 6string plus love early blues.learning from curlly the man in cbg tent he has helped to here the sounds

so i can learn quicker but rather be there in person.latters    

At 1:23pm on October 13, 2012, Phill Hill Charlie said…

Hello Nigel...°<[:-) [---]==={...

You performed very very nicely at Boissy-sans-Avoir for that first "BSA France Festival de CBGuitares"...alone or with LeadFoot and Hamish... i was so happy to meet you... 

Thank you very much...like i said to Leadfoot, people loved this festival they want it again already ! 

At 9:59am on October 7, 2012, Leadfoot T said…

Nice meeting you and your family last night at the BSA Cigar Box Fest Nigel. You got some great chops and licks going on man.

At 4:47am on August 16, 2012, Donald Jack said…
Howdy, Nigel, my breeks are hanging on a shakey nail in my workshop but will need to don some trousers for France- not one of the sans- cullottes, mon ami. :-)
At 8:53pm on April 15, 2012, Troy Pierce said…

Vicky sent me a jam video from the stall via facebook. Only I can't figure out how to get it from there to you. Got a facebook page?

At 4:21am on April 15, 2012, Penny Nelson said…

oh Forgot to mention to you I have a friend Starting a Blues open mic night at the Marsden hotel. Their band plays for an hour and then they open it up for any to jam. Shes very keen to get the CBG'ers there. The last one was started at 2pm on a Sunday so its good as its a reasonably early night. I'll let you know the date of the next one as soon as I find out.

 
 
 

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