I hope we hear from Marc Smith...????
Yesterday I spent a little time in the "banjo room" at the Twelfth Fret music store in Toronto. I played a few nice banjos including a Menzies tackhead, but mostly steel string.
Listen, If you ever get a chance to play banjo in a small room with a couple of dozen other, mostly pretty high-end banjos hanging, perfectly-tuned on the wall around you....do it! It was like a playing a giant surround sound instrument with epic sustain. The music of the spheres. "Peanut Gal" took on…Continue
A Boucher-like, probably 1850's double-headed banjo showed up today on the Bernunzio website. It's already on hold, but it's fun to check out. I haven't seen many double-sided banjos before. The hardware is very odd and primitive.
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A seven string - anyone got two extra fingers they don't know what to do with?
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