Sunday, April 26, 2020

New Song to Learn! Blue Ridge Mountain Blues

Good Morning Taborgrassers!

We have a new song in our catalog for you to learn called Blue Ridge Mountain Blues.

Find it on our Music page.

Happy pickin' and singin!

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Taborgrass Classes Are Cancelled Until Further Notice


I encourage all students to keep practicing your music.

Here are the lists of songs and tunes that we have learned this year for you to keep working on.  Remember that the goal is getting away from reading the music and memorizing tunes and lyrics of your favorites.  Speed is not priority.  Accuracy and proper technique IS…..Remember your down-ups.  Remember good posture.

First Year Class
  • Boil Them Cabbage Down
  • You Are My Sunshine
  • Cripple Creek
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken
  • Soldier’s Joy
  • Bury Me Beneath The Willow
  • Old Joe Clark
  • I’ll Fly Away
  • Liberty
  • I Saw The Light
  • Red Haired Boy
  • Angel Band
  • St. Anne’s Reel
  • Nine Pound Hammer
  • Cherokee Shuffle
  • Long Journey Home


Second Year Class
  • Old Home Place
  • Whiskey Before Breakfast
  • Meet Me By The Moonlight
  • Clinch Mountain Backstep
  • Wayfaring Stranger
  • Billy In The Lowground
  • Shady Grove
  • Dixie Hoedown
  • Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms
  • Salt Creek
  • Lamp Lighting Time In The Valley
  • Gold Rush
  • Bluebirds Are Singing For Me
  • Blackberry Blossom
  • Love Of The Mountains
  • Bill Cheatum

I miss everyone.  Stay home, be safe.  I’ll be in touch.  Thanks!  Greg.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Taborgrass Cancelled This Saturday, March 14th


There will be no classes held at Taborgrass this Saturday due to concerns about the coronavirus.  

Practice your music at home and stay safe!  I’ll check in again next week.  

Thanks, Greg.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Class Assignments for Saturday, March 14th


First Year Class
  • Cherokee Shuffle
  • Long Journey Home

Second Year Class
  • Blackberry Blossom
  • Bluebirds Are Singing For Me


Thursday, March 5, 2020

Listen to KBOO radio this Saturday from 9am to 12noon - Linda Leavitt interview Ellie Hakanson


Listen to KBOO radio this Saturday from 9am to 12noon!  90.7 on your dial. 

Linda Leavitt will be interviewing Ellie Hakanson as they will be talking about women in bluegrass.  

It is also Linda’s birthday, so you can call the station and wish her a happy birthday by calling the studio at 503 231 8187.