Minstrel Banjo

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Bob DeVellis's Discussions (19)

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"If we were performing this music back when it was current, would we worry about play…"

Bob DeVellis replied Apr 21, 2014 to Early Tune Interpretations

7 Apr 22, 2014
Reply by Dan'l

"I would expect it to be pretty quiet, given the mass in relation to the size of the…"

Bob DeVellis replied Mar 18, 2014 to Interesting Banjo

3 Mar 18, 2014
Reply by Bob DeVellis

"I've been reading very moving commentaries on Pete's passing on various forums all d…"

Bob DeVellis replied Jan 28, 2014 to Pete

18 Jan 31, 2014
Reply by Greg Adams

"Well, more generally, there's a lot of mutation from jig to march.  Double-jigs (BUM…"

Bob DeVellis replied Jan 28, 2014 to Whatever happened to the Jig?

12 Jan 29, 2014
Reply by Wes Merchant

"Very nice.  I like Rev. Gary Davis, too, and play some of his stuff on guitar.  I kn…"

Bob DeVellis replied Jan 24, 2014 to Rev. Gary Davis on Banjo

1 Jan 24, 2014
Reply by Bob DeVellis

"I know a bit, having written an article about Howe-Orme instruments for Fretboard Jo…"

Bob DeVellis replied Jan 19, 2014 to Elias Howe

5 Jan 19, 2014
Reply by Tim Twiss

"That banjo's lookin' might spiffy with that new hardware.  I bet you're even more dr…"

Bob DeVellis replied Dec 30, 2013 to New hardware from Bill Rickard dresses up old banjo

4 Dec 30, 2013
Reply by Norm Walker

"I don't think I'd hear of the term "cakewalk" to refer to a simple task.  I always t…"

Bob DeVellis replied Dec 27, 2013 to The Extraordinary Story Of Why A 'Cakewalk' Wasn't Always Easy

4 Dec 30, 2013
Reply by OK-4

"Rob, as someone living in Chapel Hill. NC, I can sympathize with the effects of weat…"

Bob DeVellis replied Dec 10, 2013 to Historical authenicity vs. practicality

3 Dec 10, 2013
Reply by Rob Morrison

"Beautiful banjo.  My Hartel Boucher came a week or two ago.  They're wonderful instr…"

Bob DeVellis replied Dec 8, 2013 to Finished Boucher by Hartel!

8 Dec 10, 2013
Reply by John Cohen



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