Minstrel Banjo

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A little performance of Briggs' Circus Jig with Rhiannon Giddens on banjo and Hubby Jenkins on bones.

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Comment by Bell Banjos on January 27, 2012 at 7:35pm
Wonderful. Are you guys in a mirror or what?? hehe
OK, what is it about your touch that makes your playing sound so lyrical,...clear. How do you get inside the note? ........
My daughter lives in CA and a whole flock of young 'uns have just discovered the Drops because of her...... according to her. hehe Our whole family - now scattered all over love you guys. We grew up tripping over banjos and fiddles, my kids did too.
Love hearing you on that big Sweeney.
Comment by Trapdoor2 on January 27, 2012 at 7:54pm

Ain't nuthin' about that I don't like! Having a great bones player is such a wonderful thing. Great work!

Comment by John Mikenas on January 27, 2012 at 8:31pm
Easy on the ears, easy on the eyes ...thanks for posting
Comment by rick Ceballos on January 28, 2012 at 8:45am
nice playing! Sorry i missed you in Burlington last night. Hope you had a great show
Comment by Paul Draper on January 28, 2012 at 2:01pm

Sounds great!  Looking forward to hearing you guys tomorrow night in Albany!

Comment by James Hartel on January 28, 2012 at 7:07pm

Nice tune Rhiannon and Hubby. Until last week I was home within easy striking distance of your performance tomorrow in Albany.  But this week I am away from home and sorry I will miss it again.

Comment by Andy Chase on February 17, 2012 at 7:53pm

Really nice!  It's a simple tune on paper but it's really hard to get the rhythm to flow like that.

Comment by Cory Rosenberg on February 20, 2012 at 10:19pm

Great recording! Thanks for letting me try out the Sweeney model at the HaFe event. I liked it so much I ordered one of my own and have been a happier banjoist for it!

Comment by Steve Jeter on February 24, 2012 at 11:22am

Cant keep from liking that!

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