All Videos Tagged Virginia (Minstrel Banjo) - Minstrel Banjo 2020-10-26T19:52:18Z http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=Virginia&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Jim Along Jocie (Hammons) gourd banjo, fiddle tag:minstrelbanjo.ning.com,2017-11-02:2477478:Video:167744 2017-11-02T00:28:13.579Z Strumelia http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/profile/Strumelia <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/jim-along-jocie-hammons-gourd-banjo-fiddle"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135369987?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Figured I'd post this older video again, because of the gourd banjer. :)<br></br> Lisa on gourd banjo, Brian on fiddle.<br></br> Not your great great grandfather's minstrel version. lol.<br></br> I learned this banjo tune from listening to a recording of Burl Hammons of West Virginia (1908-1993). This version bears almost no resemblance to the more familiar versions of "Jim… <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/jim-along-jocie-hammons-gourd-banjo-fiddle"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135369987?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Figured I'd post this older video again, because of the gourd banjer. :)<br /> Lisa on gourd banjo, Brian on fiddle.<br /> Not your great great grandfather's minstrel version. lol.<br /> I learned this banjo tune from listening to a recording of Burl Hammons of West Virginia (1908-1993). This version bears almost no resemblance to the more familiar versions of "Jim Along Josie". I like it because it is spare but has a lot going on under the surface.<br /> I'm playing in F, 'sawmill tuning', on my pig-head gourd banjo. Brian plays fiddle tuned down.<br /> The tune starts out a bit rough, but warms up nicely by the hearth. Sorry about the dark fireside lighting. A little home made music Peter Francisco tag:minstrelbanjo.ning.com,2014-11-07:2477478:Video:120462 2014-11-07T11:35:16.342Z Bob Lanham http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/profile/RobertLanham <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/peter-francisco"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135358822?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>"Peter Francisco" from Knauff's Virginia Reels (1839). Played on a Bell banjo.<br></br> <br></br> I am using a generic, utilitarian 3-finger style.<br></br> <br></br> I posted this as a tune-of-the-week, over on the Banjo Hangout, and that post includes tabs in 2… <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/peter-francisco"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135358822?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />"Peter Francisco" from Knauff's Virginia Reels (1839). Played on a Bell banjo.<br /> <br /> I am using a generic, utilitarian 3-finger style.<br /> <br /> I posted this as a tune-of-the-week, over on the Banjo Hangout, and that post includes tabs in 2 tunings.