Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

In honor of Joel Sweeney, and the fact it sounds really good when played on this banjo (hopefully my video quality has improved and will relay this fact), I play the tune named for him from Buckley's New Banjo Method book, first published in 1860. This banjo is Jay Moschella's craft. I had to needle him to send it earlier than he would have liked, but he relented to my annoying little brother tactics. Gut strings.

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Comment by Carl Anderton on April 27, 2010 at 8:58pm
Really nice groove you got goin' on there, Lucas. We're expecting great things out of you in the stroke-style scene. Looking forward to meeting up at EBG III.
Comment by Ian Bell on April 27, 2010 at 9:11pm
Hoo Haw
Comment by Lucas Bowman on April 27, 2010 at 10:54pm
Thanks fellas. Yes, the EBG is etched onto me calendar. Count me there for sure. Im not sure whether the gut strings will last till then though ;)
Comment by Rob MacKillop on May 11, 2010 at 2:31am
Wow!
More. More. More.

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