Minstrel Banjo

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June 2014 Blog Posts (6)


Per our discussion at the conference I've added a page named AEBG where we can do things specifically for the conference.

Added by John Masciale on June 25, 2014 at 12:51pm — No Comments


Hi Folks - I took video of everyone's performances at the Dunker Church concert on Sunday.  If you would like me to post your performance for our Ning brethren and sistren who where not there, I will gladly do so.  All performances were very good!  One caveat -- I really MESSED UP the audio on some of these videos thereby spoiling an otherwise great performance.  I sincerely apologize for that.  Mea maxima culpa!  I'll know better next time, I hope.... On the plus side, the audio of the…


Added by Paul Draper on June 25, 2014 at 11:01am — 9 Comments

Have Fun in Antietam!

Wish I could come, but pesky work has gotten in the way again. Plunk one out for me!

Added by Ian Bell on June 18, 2014 at 8:35am — 2 Comments

Kerr's in Breakout Group

I posted a video of some tunes I will present in a small breakout group at AEBG. I'll have TAB there. These present interesting banjo opportunities, as does much of the book. They lay well, are pretty simple, and include many things that make the banjo fun....playing up high, pulls and slurs, double notes, Hammers and Strikes.

Added by Tim Twiss on June 16, 2014 at 8:04am — No Comments

Track sheets for CDs



Here are the tunes on the CDs

Added by Tim Twiss on June 15, 2014 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Steel Strings during the Civil war

Does anyone know weather there would have been Banjos with steel strings during the Civil War Period.

I will take my answers off the air...thank you.


Added by Nicholas A Bechtel on June 4, 2014 at 9:45pm — 3 Comments


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