Minstrel Banjo

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Richard Katz's Videos (14)

  • Fishers Hornpipe

    Fishers Hornpipe

    Fishers Hornpipe played on a 117 year old S.S. Stewart banjo. Played two finger thumb lead on nylon… Richard Katz Aug 31 58 views

  • Spanish Fandango

    Spanish Fandango

    Spanish Fandango played on a 1900 S.S. Stewart presentation banjo with nylon strings tuned in G. Richard Katz Jun 20 49 views

  • Old Joe

    Old Joe

    "Old Joe" from Briggs 1855 played on an 1888 Luscomb no.1 banjo with nylon strings. Richard Katz Apr 15 42 views

  • Don't you hear de bulgine

    Don't you hear de bulgine

    "Don't you hear de bulgine" from Buckley 1868 played on an 1888 Luscomb no.1 banjo with nylon strin… Richard Katz Apr 15 21 views

  • The Boston Jig

    The Boston Jig

    "The Boston Jig" from Buckley 1860 played on a James Hartel "Boucher" minstrel banjo tuned dGDF#A w… Richard Katz Dec 18, 2016 72 views

  • Few Days

    Few Days

    "Few Days" from the Winner's New Primer for the Banjo, 1864, played on an 1888 Luscomb no.1 banjo t… Richard Katz Dec 10, 2016 86 views

  • Dance Boatman Dance

    Dance Boatman Dance

    Minstrel tune, Dance Boatman Dance, played on an 1800s Luscomb banjo tuned to gDGBD with nylon stri… Richard Katz Aug 1, 2016 42 views

  • Old Dan Tucker

    Old Dan Tucker

    Old Dan Tucker played on a James Hartel Boucher minstrel banjo tuned dGDF#A. Richard Katz May 1, 2016 100 views

  • Mary Blane

    Mary Blane

    Early minstrel tune, Mary Blane, played on a James Hartel Boucher minstrel banjo tuned dGDF#A. Richard Katz Apr 27, 2016 66 views

  • Cotton Pod Walk Around

    Cotton Pod Walk Around

    Cotton Pod Walk Around from Frank Converse's "Yellow Book, 1865. Played on a James Hartel Boucher m… Richard Katz Apr 27, 2016 79 views

  • Cuffee's Go Down

    Cuffee's Go Down

    Minstrel tune, "Cuffee's Go Down", from Winner's New Primer for the Banjo 1864 played on a Boucher… Richard Katz Mar 30, 2016 62 views

  • Prince's Jig

    Prince's Jig

    "Prince's Jig" from Buckley 1860 on my James Hartel Boucher Minstrel banjo. Short selection. Still… Richard Katz Jul 22, 2015 98 views

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