Minstrel Banjo

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"Tim, the difficult music I'm referring to is the classic banjo repertoire from the 1…"

John Cohen replied Apr 2, 2015 to Finger Style ( Guitar Style ) and Hybrid Playing

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"Strumelia, those large old minstrel banjos originally had very high action due to th…"

John Cohen replied Apr 2, 2015 to Finger Style ( Guitar Style ) and Hybrid Playing

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"I didn't have a specific point in mind- I was just writing down my observations.  I…"

John Cohen replied Apr 2, 2015 to Finger Style ( Guitar Style ) and Hybrid Playing

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"I've seen it used as inlay a few times before, but only a few.  "

John Cohen replied Apr 2, 2015 to Finger Style ( Guitar Style ) and Hybrid Playing

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"I mentioned Buckley's 1860 recommendation and advertisement of frets in my post abov…"

John Cohen replied Apr 2, 2015 to Finger Style ( Guitar Style ) and Hybrid Playing

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"Yes, but like his tutor and the fretted Ashborn Buckley seems to have been an anomal…"

John Cohen replied Apr 2, 2015 to Finger Style ( Guitar Style ) and Hybrid Playing

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"The surviving early minstrel banjos do not suggest that raised frets were anything c…"

John Cohen replied Apr 2, 2015 to Finger Style ( Guitar Style ) and Hybrid Playing

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"I agree about the emergence of the style in those earlier works.  As for frets, ther…"

John Cohen replied Apr 2, 2015 to Finger Style ( Guitar Style ) and Hybrid Playing

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"I wasn't aware you meant the REALLY early stuff.  The thread just seemed to be about…"

John Cohen replied Apr 2, 2015 to Finger Style ( Guitar Style ) and Hybrid Playing

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"Did you guys have to get a license to perform in the Quarter?"

John Cohen replied Apr 2, 2015 to Busking and Play-for-Pay - Our Experience; What about yours?

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