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Bob Winans
  • 83, Male
  • Hampstead, MD
  • United States
  • 48 years
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Variations on Tunes from Early Banjo Tutors

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan'l Oct 22, 2012. 5 Replies

New member and New website: WinansBanjo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Twiss Feb 25, 2009. 8 Replies

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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
don't remember
How long have you played banjo?
48 years
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
~45, many kinds, 1840s to 1920s

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Learning Black Banjo Syncopation Using Minstrel Banjo Material

Posted on April 2, 2010 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

I wrote the following attachment for the Black Banjo Then & Now

list (and it also appears on my website), but thought it would be of

interest to members of this group as well. A lot of what I cover will already be known to members here, including sending readers to the lecture I gave at the 2006 Early Banjo Gathering (audio at the Banjo Clubhouse, but I advise you to access it through my website, WinansBanjo, to… Continue

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At 3:27pm on February 23, 2009, Trapdoor2 said…
Hi Bob, welcome aboard!

At 4:53pm on February 23, 2009, Carl Anderton said…
Bob, I think you've joined this group twice. That's okay, since you're the "founding father" of modern minstrel banjo studies, two of you is better than one ;^]

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