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Jim Robertson
  • Amherst, VA
  • United States
  • Since 1968. 49 years.
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Minstrel Boy Banjo Works

Started Apr 19, 2017 0 Replies

Hi gang,Is anyone familiar with Minstrel Boy Banjo Works, Phoenix, Arizona?  The builder is named R. England. I have a banjo made by him that is pretty nice.  It has a thoroughly grandiose walnut…Continue

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Apr 7
Jim Robertson replied to Judith's discussion For Sale: David Prat Gourd Banjo and Jeff Menzies tackhead
"I'm in no big rush.  Enjoy your trip.  I could probably manage $400 or less! Thanks, Jim"
Apr 7
Jim Robertson replied to Judith's discussion For Sale: David Prat Gourd Banjo and Jeff Menzies tackhead
"Hi Judith, Do you still have the gourd banjo, and if so, what are you asking for it? Best wishes, Jim Robertson"
Apr 7
Jim Robertson replied to Jim Jacquet's discussion Actual Minstrel Banjos for sale?
"Try Bernunzio's Uptown Music.  They often have some. I am in no way affiliated with Bernunzio's, except for my having sent them lots of money for vintage instruments."
Apr 7
Jim Robertson replied to Champion of North Huron's discussion Nice Minstrel Banjo for sale
"The banjo listed has sold.."
Apr 7
Jim Robertson replied to Tom Berghan's discussion Who here plays concertina?
"I started my musical life with a Hohner Marine Band many years ago, so 20 button Anglo concertina came sort of naturally under my fingers.  30 buttons are a bit more complicated.  For experimenting, Concertina Connection has designed and…"
Apr 7

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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Via net surfing.
How long have you played banjo?
Since 1968. 49 years.
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Lots: Vega, Reiter, Bacon, Dobson, Thornburg, unlabeled

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At 2:41pm on April 11, 2017, Tom Taggart said…

Welcome to our little family Jim. Lots of good stuff here for banjo piciker of all levels.

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