May 19, 2016
Getting started with banjo
Some basic considerations when getting started with banjo. What type of banjo? What materials are helpful, etc. Short version: Get a Deering Goodtime banjo, some fingerpicks, a cheap good tuner, and the classic Earl Scruggs 5-string banjo book. Long version: There are a variety of considerations when getting started with banjo. The first choice is what kind of banjo. There are a few basic options: 5-string,... Read more
December 20, 2015
Buying your first guitar!
So, you want to learn to play the guitar? Fantastic! But first you need an instrument, and you probably have a lot of questions. Here are some quick recommendations when buying your first guitar, with a helpful FAQ, right next to Willie’s guitar . . . Quick recommendations If you are adult, who is interested in acoustic guitar, you might consider picking up a Jasmine... Read more