Time: March 19, 2010 at 6pm to March 21, 2010 at 7pm
Location: O'Leno State Park, High Springs, Florida
Website or Map: http://www.suwanneebanjocamp.…
Event Type: early, banjo, jola, ekonting, and, african, american, rhythms, in, old-time, music
Organized By: Greg Adams
Latest Activity: Feb 13, 2010
As many of you may know, Suwannee Banjo Camp has included an "African Roots" program for the last 3 years. This year continues this feature with Sana Ndiaye, Greg C. Adams, and Chuck Levy presenting instruction on the akonting/ekonting as well as an atmosphere of thoughtful exchange of ideas.
In addition, Greg Adams will be teaching an introduction to stroke style/minstrel banjo and Sule Greg Wilson will be teaching a class on African American rhythm in old-time music as part of the camp's offerings. If you are interested in other areas of banjo music, the camp also includes the following:
Old-time Instructors: Cathy Barton Para, Mac Benford, Paul Brown, Adam Hurt, Brad Leftwich, Chuck Levy and Ken Perlman.
Bluegrass Instructors: Scott Anderson, Janet Davis, James McKinney, Bill Keith, and Tony Trischka