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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Timothy Twiss liked Paul Draper's video
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Tom Taggart liked Paul Draper's video
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Paul Draper posted a video

Union Jig

From Buckley, 1868.
15 hours ago
Chris Prieto left a comment for Timothy Twiss
"Thanks man! I might be a bit a touch critical of them but I will toss some up on here."
Friday
Timothy Twiss left a comment for Chris Prieto
"You are totally killin' it lately. All your tunes are not getting up here, but members should visit your page. You are totally hitting a stride."
Friday
Tom Taggart liked Paul Draper's video
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Wednesday
Sonny Bryan commented on Paul Draper's video
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Dr. Hekok Jig

"Haven't heard that version, Paul. I agree with you both ,the duo melds well with that groove; but the solo sounds like a fiddle player around a campfire. It has an edginess. A tune that really allows interpretation."
Mar 21
Paul Draper commented on Paul Draper's video
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Dr. Hekok Jig

"True. I like both, but this one stands out in its jaggedness"
Mar 21
Paul Draper posted a video

Dr. Hekok Jig

Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises Dr. Hekok Jig · Z. Bacchus · Vincent Tufo The Early Minstrel Show ℗ 1985 Anthology of Recorded Music, Inc. Rel...
Mar 21
Chris Prieto liked Timothy Twiss's video
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Chris Prieto commented on Timothy Twiss's video
Mar 21
Chris Prieto liked Sonny Bryan's video
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Chris Prieto commented on Sonny Bryan's video
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Doctor Hecock's Jig

"Such a tripped out tune. Sounds good!"
Mar 21
Paul Draper liked Timothy Twiss's video
Mar 20
Sonny Bryan commented on Sonny Bryan's video
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Doctor Hecock's Jig

"Thanks, guys! It's still fun to try to make musical sense out of the fiddle tunes on a fretless banjo."
Mar 20
Timothy Twiss posted a video

Kicking Up the Devil on a Holiday / Dr. Hecock's Jig

Provided to YouTube by CDBaby Kicking Up the Devil on a Holiday / Dr. Hecock's Jig · James Bryan & Carl Jones Two Pictures ℗ 2009 James Bryan & Carl Jones Re...
Mar 20
Paul Draper commented on Sonny Bryan's video
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Doctor Hecock's Jig

"Good job Sonny! Great tune. Vincent Tufo does a great fiddle version on the Early Minstrel Show recording."
Mar 20
Paul Draper liked Sonny Bryan's video
Mar 20
Timothy Twiss commented on Sonny Bryan's video
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Doctor Hecock's Jig

"Yes, that is sort of what I remember. Don't get me wrong Sonny, you did a killer job on this. I just recollect my own struggle with it, and then hearing the relief of the smooth fiddle players. The same is true for almost ALL of the "back…"
Mar 20

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Started by Al Smitley in Uncategorized. Last reply by Wes Merchant Mar 14. 3 Replies

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