Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

A resource and gathering site for people interested in playing and constructing early banjos, and the history of minstrel music in America.

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"Rob, great to meet you and play the banjo next to you. Great time had by all!!"
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Dave and me at Appomattox. We had a great time. Many thanks to Mark Weems for putting this thing together. Both Dave and I had to be driven to the event, but once we got there we acquitted ourselves well. Much thanks to Dave Culgan and my wife Mary…
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Timothy Twiss posted a discussion

Early Banjo Resources

I am posting this for the benefit of the many new members we have, as well as an update to older ones.I have a book "Early Banjo" which is now out of print. I don't plan on any more. BUT.....the text is available on my website.  timtwiss.com.There are many other great things there to download, and I have reorganized it. Please stop by.See More
Sep 6
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D. Wooldridge posted a photo

Tobacco Farmers in Lynchburg 1883

Come join us at Appomattox Court House for what is sure to be a goodly banjo-centric event!Not only will we ring the banjos across this singularly appropriate landscape, we will dedicate the "African American Banjoists" historical marker AND get to…
Sep 4
Scott Danneker commented on Mark Weems's event Joel Walker Sweeney Early Banjo Convergence
"Sorry but I won't be able to make it to APX this year.  I will however be at Hoppin John's the following weekend.  Maybe I will see you there?"
Sep 4
John Masciale replied to John Masciale's discussion Another year
"Thank you everyone!"
Sep 4
Chris Prieto posted a discussion

Winners new primer for the violin

I can't remember if I ever had a link to this but my Google's turned up nothing. Can anyone direct me to the right place or send me a PDF of available?I finally found a violin player to play along with and we got thru bobbin around :)See More
Sep 3
Rob Mohr left a comment for D. Wooldridge
"Yes, I will be there...and my wife & daughter will be in & out. Plan on being there FRI-SUN"
Sep 3
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Sep 3
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Harpers Jig

"Tuned up at "E" "
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Root Hog Or Die

"Curtis... https://archive.org/details/Converse1865Green/page/n65 You can download the entire book for free."
Sep 2
Timothy Twiss posted videos
Sep 2
Timothy Twiss replied to Timothy Twiss's discussion Minstrel Banjo for sale
"I cannot find the original in the Banjo Database now. I think that site is undergoing a change."
Sep 2
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Early Banjo Resources

Started by Timothy Twiss in Uncategorized Sep 6. 0 Replies

Another year

Started by John Masciale in Uncategorized. Last reply by John Masciale Sep 4. 15 Replies

Minstrel Banjo for sale

Started by Timothy Twiss in Uncategorized. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Sep 2. 1 Reply

Assistance

Started by Logan Ehrharrdt in Uncategorized. Last reply by Tom Taggart Aug 27. 2 Replies

 
 
 

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