Alternate Tunings for the Guitar – Rich Simmons

Old timey, open back banjos produce tone in a different way. Most old time players prefer natural skin for the head. Drawbacks to natural skin include an extreme susceptibility to humidity. High humidity can result in a loose head and poor tone. Low humidity…

Songwriter Night 2 — May 15, 2004

As part of a continuing series, Music Folk is hosting local and regional songwriters for quarterly concerts. Songwriter Night 2 featured Bob Hemmer, Jan Marra, and Kip Loui. Here are a few photos from what was a fun evening.   Bob Hemmer and Jan…