Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

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Comment by Strumelia on July 15, 2018 at 7:50pm

You know that cartoon with the Devil showing a new condemned soul a roomful of banjo players and saying "Welcome to Hell" ?   Well... this video is the opposite.  With the gourd and the harp-like kora,  is something of what I'd envision when St.Peter shows me to a cloud ...with you guys and he says "Welcome to Heaven".    ;D

Comment by Mark Weems on July 15, 2018 at 7:55pm

It is a really beautiful mix of tones isn't it? Similar and yet tonally distinct. Were experimenting to see what works. Notice the early banjo tune in the second part?

Comment by Strumelia on July 15, 2018 at 8:47pm

But of course... Old Virginia Breakdown.   :)

Comment by Tom Taggart on July 16, 2018 at 8:54am

Really great sound here.

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