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Weaver collectors- heres one for you... 1 Reply

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Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Classic Banjo played at its best. 1 Reply

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Essex-Cammeyer Zither Banjo Tutor on UK Ebay

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Parslow banjo wanted.

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Classic Banjo Radio Down

Wouldn't you know it. After announcing the new website to all of you, the computer that I am using to stream the music decided to die. Period. I am porting over the radio station to another computer and should be up and running by the end of the day.

As they say in the radio biz, "Stay Tuned!"

Posted by Hal Allert on July 3, 2014 at 19:04 — 3 Comments

Classic Banjo Radio

Hello everyone. Well, I have finally published my Internet Radio Station, Classic Banjo Radio. It streams 24/7 and has players for iTunes, Android, and Blackberry. There are at present approximately 500 pieces that I have cleaned up. Some of them still sound like crap but you should have heard the originals. Thanks to Ian for letting me tap into the Banjo DJ. I will be cleaning those up as well. And Jody contributed quite a few…

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Posted by Hal Allert on June 30, 2014 at 17:07 — 5 Comments

 

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Jody Stecher replied to Jody Stecher's discussion Photo of Cammeyer
"Yes indeed, but is it actually Cam? And what are we really seeing? What is the pipe or other metallic cylinder that arises behind the "computer" and vanishes into thin air?  One non-mysterious thing: I know why he is wearing a hat and…"
17 hours ago
thereallyniceman replied to Jody Stecher's discussion Photo of Cammeyer
"He seems to have been ahead of his time as I see he was playing along to his laptop behind him. :-) "
18 hours ago
Jody Stecher posted a discussion

Photo of Cammeyer

What do the resident panel of experts think of this photo that has appeared on eBay? On the back of the photo is written:"This is a picture of A D Cammeyer holding his original Zither banjo made approximately 1886. The picture was taken by Len…See More
19 hours ago
Joel Hooks replied to Jody Stecher's discussion Kwestion about Kaloola
"Since this is a Weidt piece I'll reference his Elementry Studies (saying what Ian already has).  Book 2, page 6 states; "… there are two separate parts: the melody and the accompaniment.  The notes with their stems…"
yesterday
Robert Dooley replied to Robert Dooley's discussion Key change
"Many thanks for your prompt reply. I'll get to work on it right away."
yesterday
thereallyniceman replied to skip sail's discussion Weaver collectors- heres one for you...
"Hi Skip,  Good to see you back too!!  I took the liberty of adding your photo of the case to the post,  if you wish to include photos to a discussion, edit them to .jpg files of a width of around 600pixels on your computer then you…"
yesterday
skip sail commented on Jody Stecher's video
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Life In Louisiana

"I've already got the mistake bit down pat,now for the rest of the tune...:) lovely playing Jody"
Saturday
skip sail posted a discussion

Weaver collectors- heres one for you...

Recently picked up a Stewart princess that came in this (non original to the Stewart)leather Weaver banjo case. Never seen one like this before,i dont think it was made by Reliance, and is quite small , 35x13 inches.…See More
Saturday
Joel Hooks replied to Robert Dooley's discussion Key change
"I think it is the "whiteout" method.  Add a line to the bottom and white out the F line on the top of the staff.  Remove 3 sharps or add flats. I.e. A (three sharps) becomes C, E (four sharps) Becomes G, etc.. FWIW, A (three…"
Saturday
Robert Dooley posted a discussion

Key change

A year or so ago someone explained how to change from the old arrangements with 4 or 5 sharps. Rob McKillop played the Dell Schottisch and the arrangement has 5 sharps. could someone repeat the instructions again? thanks.
Friday
Greg Adams replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Classic Banjo played at its best.
"Why do I have to live so far away?!"
Friday
thereallyniceman posted a discussion

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Classic Banjo played at its best.

Chris Sands - Classic Ragtime BanjoWednesday October 22nd 2014Cecil Sharp House, London…See More
Friday
Frank Coyne left a comment for Keith Wilson
"Hi Keith, I'm not sure either, but I think I bought my CE Paragon from you in c. 1986 in London trading in a derelict Vegavox in part exchange? Still playing! Regards. Frank"
Thursday
thereallyniceman posted a discussion

Essex-Cammeyer Zither Banjo Tutor on UK Ebay

Not only would you get this rare tutor, you would also get two photographs of Clifford Essex and Alfred Cammeyer that I have never seen before!…See More
Wednesday
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Tuesday
Steve Harrison left a comment for Bob Parslow
"Hi Bob, I've posted a request for a Parslow banjo, let's see what happens..and welcome to the group...Steve."
Oct 13
Steve Harrison posted a discussion

Parslow banjo wanted.

Hi everyone, I was recently contacted by Robert Parslow, a classical guitarist from Norfolk in England. He is the great great nephew of James Parslow, the banjo maker and he is looking to purchase a Parslow banjo if one comes up for sale.I directed…See More
Oct 13
Jody Stecher replied to Jody Stecher's discussion Kwestion about Kaloola
"Thank you, Ian."
Oct 12
thereallyniceman replied to Jody Stecher's discussion Kwestion about Kaloola
"Hi Jody, The time signature is 2/4 so 2 crotchet beats per bar...  as we know, BUT a second voice has been added to certain bars so there are  effectively "too many" notes and rests in the bar if you add their values all…"
Oct 12
Steve Harrison replied to thereallyniceman's discussion The Joplin Kid? FLOWER GIRL for Classic Banjo
"Thanks Ian, what can I say after such glowing comments (I'm still blushing!)? The hardest part was selecting the right key. The piano score is in C/F and after a bit of experimenting, the only key I could get the Trio to fit was Ab so my…"
Oct 12
 
 
 

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