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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The New Negro

"It's mentioned in Epstein and yes, that is its original name"
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Charles Edward Lee liked Timothy Twiss's discussion New Minstrel Music
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Koromanti Part 1

c. 1700 from a transcription by Hans Sloane
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Koromanti Part 3 from the Hans Sloane c. 1700

I do not understand it, but I like it.
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Barimba / Nginde’s Pigs

From Clarke Buehling’s “Out of His Gourd: Early American Gourd Banjo Instrumentals and Songs”
Apr 28
Byron Thomas left a comment for D. Wooldridge
"Thanks for the request! I had a great time at the inaugural event. The watch party was awesome! Hope to be able to join you in music again someday! "
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Anyone see this Pete Ross on Ebay?

Started by Strumelia in Uncategorized. Last reply by Dow Mathis Apr 5. 1 Reply

New Minstrel Music

Started by Timothy Twiss in Uncategorized. Last reply by CURTIS PAYNE Mar 18. 1 Reply

Want to buy

Started by carolyn arrington in Uncategorized Mar 8. 0 Replies

New Strike Adjustments

Started by Rob Mohr in Uncategorized. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Feb 23. 1 Reply

 
 
 

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