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Byron Thomas
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  • Bryans Road, MD
  • United States
  • Since Oct 2016
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  • Strumelia
  • Tony Thomas
  • D. Wooldridge

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Musical passage

Started Jan 23, 2019 0 Replies

I stumbled upon this site last year and spent a good amount of time listening to these 3 songs Angola, Papa, and Koromanti. It's a really interesting window into what used to be and they set them to…Continue

Dan Emmett's Musical Manuscript

Started Jan 23, 2019 0 Replies

Is there any idea of where I can find a digital copy of this as I'm not hopeful of finding an original?Continue

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Byron Thomas commented on Jim Tribble's photo

Complete ready for playing

"This is a gorgeous banjo! I was wondering if you would be willing to share the neck dimensions? I wanted to construct something similar as I love the idea of having a low "D" on a Minstrel banjo."
Oct 26, 2021
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! "
Apr 23, 2021
Byron Thomas and D. Wooldridge are now friends
Apr 23, 2021
Tony Thomas and Byron Thomas are now friends
Jan 24, 2020
Byron Thomas liked Paul Draper's video
Apr 24, 2019

Profile Information

How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Researching minstrel banjo
How long have you played banjo?
Since Oct 2016
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Homemade Cigar box banjo, Harmony Roy Smeck, August Pollman Professional, Homemade fretless Minstrel from bodhran

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 12:34pm on November 19, 2018, Strumelia said…

Welcome to you Byron!   :)

At 12:43pm on November 19, 2018, Byron Thomas said…

Thank you for the warm welcome!

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