Category: Dusty Strings Jam

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/06/14

Tunes played at Dusty Strings this month: Cluck Old Hen (A modal) Paddy on the Handcar (A modal) Tune of the Month: Monkey in a Dog Cart (C) St. Anne’s Reel (D) Old Grey Cat (Em) Spotted Pony (D) Whiskey

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/05/10

Tunes from the Mother’s Day jam at Dusty Strings: Soldier’s Joy (D) Old Joe Clark (A) Tune of the Month: Old Gray Cat (Em) Carnival Polka (Dm) Wind that Turns the Mill (A) Folsom Prison Blues (E?) Tennessee Waltz (G)

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/04/12

A surprisingly good turnout for such a lovely day. Here’s what we played: Tune of the Month: Katydid (C) Old Mose (C) Soldier’s Joy (D) Paddy on the Handcar (Am) Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (C) Western Country (Fly

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/03/08

Tunes played at the Dusty Strings jam in March, 2015: St. Anne’s Reel (D) Sarah Armstrong’s (D) Tune of the Month: Billy in the Lowground, from Glenn Berry (C) Old Mose (C) Pig Ankle Rag (D) Johnny, Don’t Get Drunk

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/02/08

I accidentally let the SD card in my recorder fill up, so I missed recording about half of the jam today. =/ Here’s what I know we played from the recording, plus what I remember playing that didn’t get recorded:

Dusty Strings Jam, 2015/01/11

I probably shouldn’t have gone to the Dusty Strings jam this month; I’m pretty sure I still had a fever. But I didn’t want to break my streak, so down I went. If I gave anyone there my cold, I

Dusty Strings Jam, 2014/12/14

Stuart Williams was the guest host this month, as Sarah prepared for the Puget Sound Revels. For the tune of the month, he taught “Ain’t Gonna Work on the Railroad”, from from George Jenkerson of North Dakota and Oregon. (NB:

Dusty Strings Jam, 2014/11/09

The tunes played at the Dusty Strings jam in November were: Cripple Creek (A) Britches Full of Stitches (A) Tune of the Month: Reuben’s Train (G) Soldier’s Joy (D) Bill Cheatam (A) Angeline the Baker (D) Sarah Armstrong (D) Humpback

Dusty Strings Jam, 2014/09/14

Sarah was out sick this month, so we had a kind of informal jam with me nominally hosting. It was a gorgeous day out, so thanks to everyone who came down to the basement to jam! Here’s what we played:

Dusty Strings Jam, 2014/08/10

I came to the jam pretty much straight from the Subdued Stringband Jamboree in Bellingham, only stopping at home long enough to unload the camping gear and sluice the worst of the dust off myself, so I forgot the recorder