All Videos Tagged tune (Minstrel Banjo) - Minstrel Banjo 2020-10-25T19:39:29Z https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=tune&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Beginner Tune of the Month - (May2016) Old Joe tag:minstrelbanjo.ning.com,2016-05-01:2477478:Video:144708 2016-05-01T22:32:05.474Z Strumelia https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/profile/Strumelia <a href="https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/old-joe-minstrel-banjo-tune-from-briggs-1855"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135360121?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>I'd like to post this as the Beginner Tune of the Month for May 2016...<br></br> Old Joe, a banjo tune from Thomas Briggs' banjo tutor book of 1855. Here played in minstrel 'high bass tuning' in the key of D...tune your minstrel banjo to d-ADF#A. (You can also play this in regular Briggs 'low bass' tuning if you simply avoid hitting the bass string, since the tune… <a href="https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/old-joe-minstrel-banjo-tune-from-briggs-1855"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135360121?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />I'd like to post this as the Beginner Tune of the Month for May 2016...<br /> Old Joe, a banjo tune from Thomas Briggs' banjo tutor book of 1855. Here played in minstrel 'high bass tuning' in the key of D...tune your minstrel banjo to d-ADF#A. (You can also play this in regular Briggs 'low bass' tuning if you simply avoid hitting the bass string, since the tune as written does not utilize the bass string)<br /> This is one of the easiest tunes to learn in stroke style/minstrel style banjo, and most of the moves will be familiar to clawhammer players already. But it's a satisfying tune or song for any level of minstrel banjo player. Darkey Money Musk (Briggs, 1855) tag:minstrelbanjo.ning.com,2016-04-15:2477478:Video:143084 2016-04-15T22:03:07.877Z Andy Chase https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/profile/anchase <a href="https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/darkey-money-musk-briggs-1855"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135360141?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>I'm continually surprised by the tunes that have slipped under my radar; I've been looking at the Briggs book for 6 years now and listening to Tim's CDs for almost that long, and somehow this one never grabbed my attention... until this morning. Still a little rough around the edges but what the heck - feels good to work up a new (to me) tune, it's been a… <a href="https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/darkey-money-musk-briggs-1855"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135360141?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />I'm continually surprised by the tunes that have slipped under my radar; I've been looking at the Briggs book for 6 years now and listening to Tim's CDs for almost that long, and somehow this one never grabbed my attention... until this morning. Still a little rough around the edges but what the heck - feels good to work up a new (to me) tune, it's been a while. First "Selfie" Video: Minstrel Banjo Warmup Tune W/ Blooper tag:minstrelbanjo.ning.com,2014-06-16:2477478:Video:114275 2014-06-16T01:25:31.938Z Mark Bailey https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/profile/MarkBailey <a href="https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/first-selfie-video-minstrel-banjo-warmup-tune-w-blooper"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135351095?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Recorded on my Android pad. Me on my tackhead, fretless homemade minstrel-style banjo. Key of "Whatever" at the moment. Played with bare fingernails &amp; no audio frills. <a href="https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/first-selfie-video-minstrel-banjo-warmup-tune-w-blooper"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135351095?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Recorded on my Android pad. Me on my tackhead, fretless homemade minstrel-style banjo. Key of "Whatever" at the moment. Played with bare fingernails &amp; no audio frills.