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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Circus Jig

Briggs 1855 banjo instructor. Played on an Circa 1870s banjo.
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PLUNK demo

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PLUNK demo

Tim Twiss and Steve Osburn playing 19th Century music and original compositions on banjo and guitar. Surprising twists of beautiful melodies, rhythmically up...
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Hartel's New York polka

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G Swaine Buckley's Celebrated Minor Jig

"What a great bouncy version!"
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Appomattox 2019

Any word on dates for this event yet?Thanks,-ScottSee More
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Appomattox 2019

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Rumseys Jig sheet music for fiddle

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Missing pages

Started by Timothy Twiss in Uncategorized. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Feb 17. 1 Reply

Minstrel Banjo in early recordings.

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Update on Terry Bell

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