Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

Rhiannon Giddens
  • Some years now, minstrel about a…
Share on Facebook Share

Rhiannon Giddens's Friends

  • Bob DeVellis
  • John Hilderbrand electricGryphon
  • Zak HeerBrandt
  • Phil
  • Genford Brewington
  • Doug Goodner
  • Matthew Mickletz
  • Ben
  • Roberta Perkins
  • Paul Draper
  • Angela M. Wellman
  • Strumelia
  • Kevin Gooding
  • Nicholas A Bechtel
  • Dena Lee

Rhiannon Giddens's Discussions

New Chocolate Drop Album

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Sep 18, 2012. 3 Replies

So excited, the final list has come down from our label Nonesuch, and there's gonna be THREE minstrel era tunes on the new Carolina Chocolate Drop record!  Our arrangement of Brigg's Cornshucking…Continue

Anybody able to give me the words for "Old Joe"?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Al Smitley Nov 25, 2011. 9 Replies

Been lookin' around to no avail...Continue

black minstrel show

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roberta Perkins Nov 23, 2011. 13 Replies

hey y'all, haven't posted in a while...just reporting that on the stage of the old town school of folk music, we created a black minstrel show - banjo, fiddle, tambo and bones - jokes, tunes, and…Continue

Gifts Received

Gift

Rhiannon Giddens has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Rhiannon Giddens's Page

Latest Activity

anthony Derycke liked Rhiannon Giddens's video
Jul 28, 2016
Chris Prieto liked Rhiannon Giddens's video
Apr 19, 2016
Judith liked Rhiannon Giddens's video
May 2, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens commented on James Hartel's event Unmasking Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in American Popular Culture
"it went very well but we missed y'all who couldn't make…although i do wonder what we would have done without the blizzard, as the room was absolutely packed!  wonderful keynote address by Louis Chude-Sokei, and the students…"
Jan 28, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens commented on James Hartel's event Unmasking Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in American Popular Culture
"definitely not canceling. sorry y'all can't make it."
Jan 26, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens commented on James Hartel's event Unmasking Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in American Popular Culture
"Hey Strumelia how'd you know that was in my list!"
Jan 26, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens commented on James Hartel's event Unmasking Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in American Popular Culture
"hey any excuse to reread demons of disorder and have a hang with paul, even if it's cancelled."
Jan 26, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens commented on James Hartel's event Unmasking Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in American Popular Culture
"Don't leave the kid gloves on, for god's sake."
Jan 14, 2015
William Wolston liked Rhiannon Giddens's video
Jan 14, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens commented on James Hartel's event Unmasking Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in American Popular Culture
"By folks like myself I mean people interested in the racial aspects - there's plenty of "white dudes" into that as well. The negative aspects shouldn't be avoided by anybody, no matter the race or creed, as all that plays into…"
Jan 14, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens commented on James Hartel's event Unmasking Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in American Popular Culture
"I must say that while I agree with presenting the complete story of Minstrely's impact on American Popular Culture, (I don't however really agree with the "far beyond" statement) I must also say that you cannot speak for everyone…"
Jan 13, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens is now friends with John Hilderbrand electricGryphon, Bob DeVellis, Shlomo Pestcoe and Jeff Trace more
Jan 13, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens commented on James Hartel's event Unmasking Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in American Popular Culture
"I will be there with my Levi Brown too !"
Jan 13, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens is attending James Hartel's event

Unmasking Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in American Popular Culture at Loeb Music Library, Music Building

January 26, 2015 at 4:30pm to May 8, 2015 at 7pm
The Harvard Music Department announces a new library exhibit, Unmasking Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in American Popular Culture, examining the painful racist history and complex legacy of blackface performance in American culture. The exhibit will be on display January 26 through May 8, 2015 on the second floor of the Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library. Included in the exhibit are images, sheet music, songsters, and other minstrel show artifacts from the Harvard Theater Collection, which houses one…See More
Jan 13, 2015
Jonathan Cook liked Rhiannon Giddens's video
Oct 15, 2014
CURTIS PAYNE liked Rhiannon Giddens's video
Oct 13, 2014

Profile Information

How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Looking for Wunderlich's page
How long have you played banjo?
Some years now, minstrel about a year and a half off and on
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Deering Hartford, gourd banjo, lady stewart (1898)

Rhiannon Giddens's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Rhiannon Giddens's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Comment Wall (17 comments)

At 4:07pm on July 22, 2011, Greg Adams said…
Welcome Rhiannon! Glad you are here.
At 4:36pm on July 22, 2011, Rob MacKillop said…
Yes, welcome, Rhiannon. Good to have someone of your talents here. If you have any questions, ask away - lots of knowledgeable folk here, and good players too.
At 4:59pm on July 22, 2011, Bell Banjos said…

Hello Rhiannon. I'm a big fan.

And I really enjoy the clip of you and your gourd banjo. You have a nice touch.

At 5:51pm on July 22, 2011, John Mikenas said…

Welcome from a fan!

 

 

At 6:17pm on July 22, 2011, Will Leuchtenberger said…
Welcome aboard!
At 9:48pm on July 22, 2011, Dena Lee said…
Welcome, Rhiannon!  Good to see you here.
At 12:42pm on July 23, 2011, Kevin Gooding said…
Welcome! This is a great group of folks!
At 4:55pm on July 26, 2011, Carl Anderton said…

Yeah, sure, give me a day or so to find it and kindly ask my wife to upload it for me.

 

I'm a pencil and paper kind of guy.  Not too good with scanners and stuff.

At 10:39pm on July 26, 2011, Carl Anderton said…

Got the Far Side Reel uploaded.  It's not a real dark scan, but I think it's readable.  My wife has a better scanner at work, she'll scan it tommorow and I'll put up a hopefully more readable version.

 

 

At 10:48am on July 27, 2011, Rhiannon Giddens said…

hey carl, thanks a bunch!  that scan is fully readable and looks fine to me!  cant wait to dig in

 

You need to be a member of Minstrel Banjo to add comments!

Join Minstrel Banjo

 
 
 

© 2017   Created by John Masciale.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service