Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

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"Here's a nice video of Rhiannon Giddens playing it, though for some reason it's mirr…"

Paul Ely Smith replied Dec 16, 2016 to Playing the B part of Circus Jig

5 Dec 16, 2016
Reply by Chris Prieto

"Nice website!  Very beautiful graphics and great stuff throughout."

Paul Ely Smith replied Dec 12, 2016 to Early Banjo Traditions

3 Dec 12, 2016
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"If you are interested in gourd fiddles, you might take a look at the West African va…"

Paul Ely Smith replied Jan 30, 2016 to Real gut strings?

44 Feb 14, 2016
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"Historically-informed performance practice has been a big deal in the classical musi…"

Paul Ely Smith replied Jul 22, 2015 to Playing Mozart's Piano Pieces As Mozart Did

4 Jul 22, 2015
Reply by Tim Twiss

"CW, Yes, that quality of Shona mbira music is also common throughout West Africa, an…"

Paul Ely Smith replied Jun 12, 2015 to Shedding light on the beginnings of fingerstyle banjo and other topics

91 Jun 14, 2015
Reply by Tim Twiss

"Well, Dan'l, if the shoe fits...I'm sure FBC's character was unimpeachable, blah, bl…"

Paul Ely Smith replied Jun 12, 2015 to Shedding light on the beginnings of fingerstyle banjo and other topics

91 Jun 14, 2015
Reply by Tim Twiss

""FBC is being painted as a hate filled villain" --Joel Hooks No, I painted him as ig…"

Paul Ely Smith replied Jun 12, 2015 to Shedding light on the beginnings of fingerstyle banjo and other topics

91 Jun 14, 2015
Reply by Tim Twiss

"Here's a little gem from Frank-- "isn't it interesting that the banjo long slumbered…"

Paul Ely Smith replied Jun 11, 2015 to Shedding light on the beginnings of fingerstyle banjo and other topics

91 Jun 14, 2015
Reply by Tim Twiss

"OK-4, Unfortunately, unless you buy my Gottschalk hypothesis (which is why I make a…"

Paul Ely Smith replied Jun 11, 2015 to Shedding light on the beginnings of fingerstyle banjo and other topics

91 Jun 14, 2015
Reply by Tim Twiss

"Oh, John (Cohen)...sigh...well, OK. Actually the 20th century music theory course I…"

Paul Ely Smith replied Jun 9, 2015 to Timeline for Minstrel banjo fingering styles

42 Jun 12, 2015
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