Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Banjo versus TV: Week 38

A weekly check-in on the Banjo versus TV project — J.R.'s resolution to spend more time in 2008 on his banjo than on TV. This post covers 9/17/2008 through 9/23/2008.
Banjo 245 hrs, TV 220 hours

I had a really great playing moment this last week. I brought my banjo along for a lunch break in the park and decided to try to play along with some of my bluegrass CDs. It worked! I was able to keep up with a simple boom-chick accompaniment for anything in G, even the fast stuff. (Next time I'll bring my capo so I can accompany the A stuff, too.) It was a really sweet hey-I-can-do-this feeling.

Also in the last week:

1 comment:

Sam Jessin said...

I love your idea and your blog. Just stumbled across it this morning. Perhaps checking out my podcast would ramp up your banjo time as this week's episode focuses on the banjo!