jp

Location:

Location: Caledonia, Wisconsin
Country: USA

My Latest Followers:

Ariane Robin Thompson Elvensong

Stats

images: 2
audio tracks: 5

been playing H dulcimer and hurdy gurdy for 25+ years at Renaissance Faires. Messed around with M dulcimer off and on for nearly as long.

guitar since i was 14 and other stuff that strikes me interest.

build cigar box guitars when the mood strikes me .

Latest Activity

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jp
@jp • 2 weeks ago • comments: 14
Posted a new Comment on Farewell to Whiskey:
"wow really nice.  i like how you play gentle on the instruments..."
jp
@jp • one month ago • comments: 65
Posted a new Comment on Baritone Dulcimer:
"so you kept your baritone but changed to lighter strings? sorry i am always a bit slow on the uptake."
jp
@jp • 2 months ago • comments: 12
Liked a youtube item created by @wayne-jiang:
Hector the Hero on the Mini Jumbo Dulcimer I build
jp
@jp • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Morrison's Jig:
"thank you Ariane and elvensong. encouragement ... encourages me"
jp
@jp • 2 months ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on 1st Dulcimer Build:
"if i may interject, I LIKE IT!  i take it you now have woodworking tools  and a wee bit of woodworking experience."
jp
@jp • 2 months ago • comments: 23
Posted a new Comment on Boil dem (or em?) Cabbage Down:
"geez trick question there lass... lets see... how many do i play .... or how many do i play well..... guitar, mandolin, Ubass, hurdy gurdy, hammer..."
jp
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 11
Posted a new Comment on Do you have a way to stand up and play?:
"try a strap ala Robert Force....no extra furniture ..... also strumming is eons easier vertically than horizontally... JMHO  "
jp
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 23
Posted a new Comment on Boil dem (or em?) Cabbage Down:
"i was looking around the audio's and i always avoid "boil dem cabbages"  never liked it .  maybe, it is because most people seem to play it way to fast.  i..."
jp
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Only seeing the original post in a discussion, not the replies..?":
"i am so confused... *sigh*"
jp
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Only seeing the original post in a discussion, not the replies..?":
"often as i go to a post on the home page and click on it even if it says 11 comments all i get is the original question there is nothing else there.   this..."
jp
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 5
Created a new Audio File:
Morrison's Jig
jp
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 21
Liked a soundcloud item created by @ariane:
Roisin the Beau
jp
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 21
Posted a new Comment on Roisin the Beau:
"wow ... my old duo played it much faster.... but you played it proper... the way it should be played kind of melancholy very proper indeed. come to think of..."
jp
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favorite soundhole shape?":
"not that it is important... i have bluebirds on my tc obrien.... i hate them. ( if it had been any other of his birds or animal sound holes  I would not..."
jp
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 65
Posted a new Comment on Baritone Dulcimer:
"thanks terry for making the video thanks dusty for posting it.... tis  a nice looking and sounding machine.... see now i have got kind of an itch... i..."
jp
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 65
Posted a new Comment on Baritone Dulcimer:
"ummmm ... so what happened to the pictures?"
jp
@jp • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "fret markers.":
"the end results"

Latest Group Discussions

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bowed dulcimer makers


just got really interested in Bowed Dulcimer (yes i lack focus) are...
@jp 3 months ago - Comments: 5

Latest Audio

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Morrison's Jig

Morrison's Jig


@jp
3 months ago - Comments: 5
the hanging of jamie Macpherson by request of Strumelia

the hanging of jamie...


@jp
5 months ago - Comments: 7
Si bheag Si Mhor Hammer Dulcimer

Si bheag Si Mhor Hammer...


@jp
5 months ago - Comments: 2
twa bridgets-bridget cuise #3 and bridget o'malley.

twa bridgets-bridget cuise #3...


@jp
5 months ago - Comments: 5
Horse Bransle Hurdy Gurdy

Horse Bransle Hurdy Gurdy


@jp
5 months ago - Comments: 7

Latest Videos

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Latest Photos

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finished 1.JPG

Latest Forum Discussions

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Only seeing the original post in a...

Posted: Tuesday July 10 2018, 9:20 PM
By: @Strumelia

fret markers.

Posted: Tuesday June 26 2018, 9:00 PM
By: @Susie

Cigar Box Guitars

Posted: Friday June 8 2018, 8:54 AM
By: @Terry Wilson

bagpipe drone.

Posted: Monday April 30 2018, 3:50 AM
By: @nigelbleddfa

Post order

Posted: Tuesday April 24 2018, 9:43 PM
By: @Kusani

still do not understand this site. wanna...

Posted: Tuesday April 24 2018, 9:13 AM
By: @Strumelia

rebuilding a MD

Posted: Friday April 20 2018, 12:46 PM
By: @jp

new member

Posted: Sunday April 15 2018, 8:21 PM
By: @Gale A Barr

Comments

Strumelia
05/10/18 03:51:20PM @strumelia:

Hi JP,  I'd love to hear a clip of you playing some Renaissance stuff on your hurdy gurdy... just sayin'!  red drummer


Jim Fawcett
04/19/18 06:44:29AM @jim-fawcett:

JP, You should be able to catch us in the chat room around 6 AM and again at night around 8 or so. We'd enjoy having someone else join in. 

Jim


Benjamin W Barr Jr
04/16/18 07:46:36AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi JP, and welcome to the wonderful world of the Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer.  It's a good place to come, spend some time, learn about the dulcimer, and to meet some good people.

Ben


Richard Streib
04/15/18 08:32:54PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Jp to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined the forum. This is a great group of people who are always willing to share their knowledge and experience with others. Best wishes on your mountain dulcimer journey.


Rob N Lackey
04/15/18 05:20:14PM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, JP, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven.  Hope you enjoy it here.

Rob

 


Jim Fawcett
04/15/18 04:24:04PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Jim, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


jp
04/15/18 04:12:14PM @jp:

hello just joined today... i play hammer dulcimer and hurdy gurdy played at Ren Faires since 94...  dabbled with MD since the 70's nothing serious....

but i am looking for some TAB on "here comes the sun"  can anybody help me?