Minstrel Banjo

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Brice Alms's Discussions (35)

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"I take multiple strands of the long tail hair and simply twist them together on a st…"

Brice Alms replied Jun 4 to Horsehair or Hemp strings

4 Jun 4
Reply by Brice Alms

"I made the strings. I think they have a unique sound. Different than nylgut. They ha…"

Brice Alms replied Feb 14 to Horsehair or Hemp strings

4 Jun 4
Reply by Brice Alms

"Thank you. I will definitely post something about it when it's done. "

Brice Alms replied Apr 10, 2019 to my 6 string minstrel bucket banjo project.

2 Apr 10, 2019
Reply by Brice Alms

"Oh Absolutely. "

Brice Alms replied Dec 13, 2018 to my 1870s banjo. Restoration complete.

4 Dec 18, 2018
Reply by david caron

"What was the title? The banjo sounds like a cello banjo. "

Brice Alms replied Nov 30, 2018 to Does the banjo in this early record sound like there playing stroke style

8 Dec 6, 2018
Reply by Byron Ed

"I think, if this is stroke style, then I believe there are probably two banjoists. O…"

Brice Alms replied Nov 29, 2018 to Does the banjo in this early record sound like there playing stroke style

8 Dec 6, 2018
Reply by Byron Ed

"Thank you. For some reason, I always get those two songs mixed up. "

Brice Alms replied Nov 29, 2018 to Does the banjo in this early record sound like there playing stroke style

8 Dec 6, 2018
Reply by Byron Ed

"Wow, That's a big old tambourine. How old is it and are those tin jingles."

Brice Alms replied Nov 7, 2018 to Dave Kirchner's Original Giant Early Tambourine (20 inches)

3 Nov 7, 2018
Reply by Chris Prieto

"I have always pronounced Boucher Boo-Shay."

Brice Alms replied Nov 1, 2018 to Pronunciation?

3 Nov 5, 2018
Reply by david caron

"I think there is mention of horse hair strings in America's Instrument : The Banjo I…"

Brice Alms replied Oct 30, 2018 to Horse hair strings on early gourd banjos

6 Oct 31, 2018
Reply by John Masciale

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