Morning. I was noticing that you are playing the RockyGrass on July 30 in Lyons, CO with your buddy Nick Forster. As my usual "day late an' a dollar short" life story, the whole event was sold out quickly before I was able to snag tickets. A few years ago I saw you and Nick at the super solar e-town venue in Boulder which was a hoot. Just wondering if you have a day before or after the festival when you guys could play another show in the e-town hall? I think Nick has a set of keys to the place. Continued thanks for making music that puts a smile on my face.
well i appreciate your reaching out and enjoying the music, but the way those festivals work is, they have a clause in the contract that forbids you from playing spatially/temporally adjacent said event. in like form, our energy is kinda in trying to make that work itself so, i don't reckon we gon' be playing near there, in addition to that, however much i appreciate your sentiment herein expressed.
Danny, I just read the interview you and Matt did in the 2014 Banjo Newsletter. I tried to reply but couldn't. Here's what I tried to say: "Danny knocks it out of the park, as always. One of my favorite people as well as players. I always like to see where music is going in the minds of its visionaries. An excellent interview that helped and let him express himself rather than going in some standard or predetermined direction." Keep it up man, you make my head hurt (but my mouth smile) as it opens to these new ideas. Also, have you ever thought that on your sign up form the directive to "select the year you were born" is very appropriate? After some deliberation, I decided to select the year on my birth certificate, but as a banjo player since 2000, I could have put that. Finally, have you read EarthGame A Player's Guide, by Timothy Wade Huntley? I think you'd like it. It's very hard to find much about him, but I think he lives up your way somewhere.Danny Barnes responded on 03/17/2016 Next question
I have loved practicing the fwd rolls you showed in the video lessons. I swear that was the best of luck finding your videos right when I started playing; thank you so much! My question now is: what would you suggest is the best thing to practice for getting my waltz time real strong?Danny Barnes responded on 04/15/2016