Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

A resource and gathering site for people interested in playing and constructing early banjos, and the history of minstrel music in America.

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Michael Frederick is now a member of Minstrel Banjo
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Timothy Twiss liked Paul Draper's video
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Paul Draper posted a photo
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Tim and Oz....1974

"So that's when this all started.  Saw the photo before but didn't associate it."
Friday
Al Smitley liked Timothy Twiss's photo
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Back Story

Not sure if some are familiar with Back Story.  Here is what I received today.If you scan down, you should be able to listen to the 35-minute radio program.https://backstory.exposure.co/history-behind-the-headlines-corks-curlsSee More
Friday
Paul Draper posted a video

Buckley’s Best Reel

From Phil. Rice, 1858
Friday
Timothy Twiss commented on Timothy Twiss's video
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PLUNK demo

"Thanks.....I put a photo up of us along time ago. Same tie style...weee"
Friday
Timothy Twiss posted a photo

Tim and Oz....1974

We're sort of picking up where we left off......
Friday
Strumelia commented on Timothy Twiss's video
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PLUNK demo

"Real nice, Tim.  :) btw i like the whitetieblackshirt/blacktiewhiteshirt thang goin' on."
Friday
Rob Mohr liked Timothy Twiss's video
Friday
Rob Mohr liked Brice Alms's video
Friday
Tom Taggart liked Brice Alms's video
Wednesday
Tom Taggart liked Timothy Twiss's video
Wednesday
Brice Alms posted a video

Circus Jig

Briggs 1855 banjo instructor. Played on an Circa 1870s banjo.
Wednesday
Timothy Twiss commented on Timothy Twiss's video
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PLUNK demo

"Ok, so here is a summary of what we are doing. Spreading the word in a new way......"
Wednesday
Timothy Twiss posted a video

PLUNK demo

Tim Twiss and Steve Osburn playing 19th Century music and original compositions on banjo and guitar. Surprising twists of beautiful melodies, rhythmically up...
Wednesday
Tom Taggart liked Timothy Twiss's video
Mar 19

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Back Story

Started by Al Smitley in Uncategorized on Friday. 0 Replies

Appomattox 2019

Started by Scott Danneker in Uncategorized Mar 17. 0 Replies

Rumseys Jig sheet music for fiddle

Started by Chris Prieto in Uncategorized. Last reply by Al Smitley Mar 7. 1 Reply

Missing pages

Started by Timothy Twiss in Uncategorized. Last reply by Timothy Twiss Feb 17. 1 Reply

Minstrel Banjo in early recordings.

Started by James Tyler in Uncategorized. Last reply by Byron Thomas Feb 14. 12 Replies

 
 
 

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