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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Paul Draper replied to Ronald Hanes's discussion Question about playing while standing
12 minutes ago
Ronald Hanes posted a discussion

Question about playing while standing

Did early banjo players use a strap  to secure the banjo for playing  while standing?I've looked online at old photos, paintings etc.  I haven't seen any.See More
4 hours ago
Timothy Twiss commented on Timothy Twiss's video
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Harriman's Quickstep

"Oh...followed the link..ha"
20 hours ago
Timothy Twiss commented on Timothy Twiss's video
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Harriman's Quickstep

"Sprockets? You lost me"
20 hours ago
Strumelia commented on Timothy Twiss's video
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Harriman's Quickstep

"Outer fringes of stroke style?  I'm thinking it's broken orbit.   lol Black shirt.  Johhny Cash?....or maybe... Sprockets... !"
23 hours ago
Timothy Twiss commented on Timothy Twiss's video
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"Thanks. This tune hangs out on the outer fringes of Stroke play, doesn't it? Such an interesting progression we find in this music."
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Sonny Bryan liked Timothy Twiss's video
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Sonny Bryan commented on Timothy Twiss's video
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Harriman's Quickstep

"Dang!! Awesome!!!"
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michel grocq is now a member of Minstrel Banjo
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Paul Draper liked Timothy Twiss's video
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Timothy Twiss posted a video

Harriman's Quickstep

This is part of the reason had this banjo made...to understand and DESTROY these pieces. ( ha ha...actually, this one still has the best of me, but I am in t...
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Paul Draper commented on Paul Draper's video
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Union Jig

"Hi JonS, the sheet music is in this book: http://www.timtwiss.com/uploads/3/4/8/4/3484716/buckley201868.pdf Tim Twiss tabbed out the above book; you can order his book at his website. timtwiss.com I HIGHLY recommend it!"
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Jon replied to Ken Perlman's discussion New MInstrel Banjo Program at Midwest Banjo Camp
"Is there a place/thread to find sheet music of tunes on the Forum? JonS"
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Jon commented on Paul Draper's video
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Union Jig

"Link to sheet music for Union Jig? JonS"
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Paul Draper commented on Paul Draper's video
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Union Jig

"It's been a while...."
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Sonny Bryan liked Paul Draper's video
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Jon commented on Paul Draper's video
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Union Jig

"Great tune! Are Songs of the Week still posted on ning? JonS"
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Question about playing while standing

Started by Ronald Hanes in Uncategorized. Last reply by Paul Draper 12 minutes ago. 1 Reply

EABG

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

adding pictures

Started by Ronald Hanes in Uncategorized. Last reply by Ronald Hanes Mar 4. 2 Replies

 
 
 

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