Minstrel Banjo

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Tuckahoe Review Volume 1 Issue 1?

Does anyone out there have a copy of Joe Ayers' Tuckahoe Review, Volume 1, Issue 1? I have Volume 1, Issue 2 where he talks about the "Banj…

Started by Greg Adams

0 Mar 28, 2009

IBARD

http://ibard-rendesvous1840.blogspot.com/ Greetings to all. If you will, please check the link above. A discussion on the Banjo Hangout las…

Started by Paul Certo

0 Mar 27, 2009

Dee or Eee

What pitch are most of you using for your instrument, and why? I usually kept mine in D. I recently took one of them up to E. I am finding…

Started by Tim Twiss

4 Mar 26, 2009
Reply by Steven Hedgpeth

Alta California Newspaper

There is a website called California Digital Newspaper Collection. It includes the Alta California Newspaper from 1841 to 1911. I typed in…

Started by Chris Ownby

0 Mar 22, 2009

New (old) Banjo Music

I posted 8 songs I composed while at my Artist-In-Residence Program in the Porcupine Mountains of Northern Michigan. I stayed in a rustic c…

Started by Tim Twiss

1 Mar 20, 2009
Reply by John Masciale

Musical Learning in the 19th Century (subtitle: How can we develop an approach and its application to the early banjo??)

Hello, I have so many irons-in-the-fire as of late that I haven't even picked up my banjo in a couple weeks (grrr). Yet, I finally made ti…

Started by Greg Adams

3 Mar 18, 2009
Reply by Dan'l

The Birth of the Banjo Tutor

As far as I've heard, the earliest banjo tutor is Gumbo Chaff's, and specifically the 1848 edition referred to by Gura and Bollman in Ameri…

Started by razyn

7 Mar 9, 2009
Reply by Trapdoor2

Hi Guys, Just passing by again

Glad to see this site thriving like I knew it could. I still pass by every now and then, watch the videos and read the forum posts, althoug…

Started by Rob MacKillop

4 Mar 4, 2009
Reply by Rob MacKillop

Yale Course online: Civil War to Reconstruction

Don't know if people would be interested in this, but here is something I started listening to today: http://academicearth.org/courses/the-

Started by Greg Adams

1 Feb 28, 2009
Reply by Dan'l

New member and New website: WinansBanjo

Just wanted to let you all know that I have finally become a member of this group and to call your attention to the website that recently c…

Started by Bob Winans

8 Feb 25, 2009
Reply by Tim Twiss

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