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Weaver Banjo serial number? 2 Replies

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Poverty Rag (1909)..Harry James Lincoln.

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How to play Classic Banjo in five minutes !! 1 Reply

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Le Diable Rouge, Parke Hunter 4 Replies

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The Thriller! (1909)..May Frances Aufderheide.

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo on Friday.

Tango Rag (1914)...Abe Olman

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Banjo Introduction 2 Replies

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Vess Ossman's recorded voice...

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Looking For a Skinner Tone Bar

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2018 Banjo Gathering Survey 2 Replies

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The Winter Garden Rag (1912)...Abe Oleman

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo Nov 8.

Wild and Crazy Banjos 4 Replies

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New budget banjo recommendations. 2 Replies

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Ossman technique question 1 Reply

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Chocolate Drops (1902)..Harry Von Tilzer

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo Oct 30.

Rare fretless 6 string on eBay 1 Reply

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Hello again...and some playlists

I have been a way for a while - I got distracted trying to learn some AJ Weidt pieces on the tenor banjo - but I now have the itch to start playing the 5-string banjo again.   

I thought I'd share some Playlists I created on YouTube for Sunday listening/watching: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLb6ujCgXt0SQrmdTyZ3WOJqLe2h2HxeYJ

Here is another one which is more ragtime…

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Posted by carrie horgan on November 5, 2017 at 9:00

Strange Part # 01

i open  a " Strange part "   , serial blog   ' bout banjo 'parts  with   this resonator

Was on an Abbott ' 5th string   i have ; i think original to it .

The Marquetery  is ...  inside ............ , with  a varnish on  ;   and it is the type of marquetery we can see on  a Windsor banjo ............. So…

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Posted by marc dalmasso on August 20, 2017 at 9:09 — 3 Comments

 

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Jem Bowkett replied to Jem Bowkett's discussion Weaver Banjo serial number?
"Hi Marc,  I think you are right.  I had an email exchange with Clem at CE (who has been there for years) in which he said they didn't do that except on the ones made by Turner after Weaver's retirement, but he also said he'd…"
52 minutes ago
Steve Harrison posted a discussion

Poverty Rag (1909)..Harry James Lincoln.

In his day, Lincoln was a prolific composer of popular music and wrote some good ragtime pieces of which this is no exception. I've arranged six of his tunes so far, all of which are in the library...Steve.…See More
1 hour ago
Pip commented on Pip's video
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G-whizz

"Thanks :) A fretboard is a new and complicated beast for me. I had piano lessons when I was a child and later played a lot of accordion. This is the first fretted instrument I have ever learnt and it is really challenging! I am experimenting with…"
18 hours ago
Anthony Derycke posted a video

Sunflower Dance by ...Remi &Alexandre.

Sunflower Dance "Vess Ossman" by ...Remi Dalmasso Banjo 1 & Alexandre Derycke Banjo 2
21 hours ago
marc dalmasso replied to Jem Bowkett's discussion Weaver Banjo serial number?
"Hi Jem ; i have several banjos with these number at the same place , always made by the same stamp ; i think they are CE refurbish numbers  from the 20th & 30 ths"
22 hours ago
thereallyniceman commented on Pip's video
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G-whizz

"You have the finger tremolo of a classical guitar player... You obviously have great fretboard skills! I remember practising this piece from the Grimshaw book in the 1970s :-) Nicely played."
22 hours ago
Jem Bowkett posted a discussion

Weaver Banjo serial number?

My Weaver has the number 1671 stamped on the back of the head.  I've seen pictures of several Weavers but none with a number.  I know it was refurbished in the 1960s at Clifford Essex but Clem tells me they would not have numbered it.  Anyone have a…See More
yesterday
Steve Harrison posted a discussion

Hallowe'en (Jack O'Lantern Rag 1911)..Abe Olman but published as Arthur Manlowe

This is another good ragtime tune by Olman that ticks all the boxes. The piano score was in F/Bb, for the banjo I've set it in G/C. The score and midi are in the library..Steve.…See More
yesterday
carrie horgan commented on Pip's video
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G-whizz

"Nice, relaxed playing - the zither banjo sounds great.  "
yesterday
Joel Hooks replied to thereallyniceman's discussion How to play Classic Banjo in five minutes !!
"This is the instruction book I have been looking for! In five minutes I will start my new full time career as a professional banjo player."
Monday
Pip posted a video

G-whizz

New strings on the zither banjo and the fingerboard has had an oil ... so time for some practice. A Little piece called "G-Whizz" from Emile Grimshaw's "The ...
Sunday
Trapdoor2 replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Le Diable Rouge, Parke Hunter
"Just for fun, I've ginned it up in Musescore. Attached are dots with tab and a MIDI. The tune has some interesting stuff in it...but the first part of the TRIO isn't all that interesting to me. Getting the software to make all the…"
Sunday
thereallyniceman posted a discussion

How to play Classic Banjo in five minutes !!

I have received this message from our friend Tony Bryan about a Banjo Tutor Book that he has been keeping secret!Quote:  "I've just being going over the tutors you have on the classic banjo website.  Not a laugh to be found in any of them - they are…See More
Sunday
Joel Hooks replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Le Diable Rouge, Parke Hunter
"Yep, that is the one.  Drew is looking for the 2nd and piano.  It was published in sheet music form complete (as the British were so good at)."
Sunday
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Saturday
Trapdoor2 replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Le Diable Rouge, Parke Hunter
""I guess I could add a copy as an attachment." Ok, I couldn't do the whole Turner's #11. Too big. I'll try just "Le Diable Rouge"."
Saturday
Trapdoor2 replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Le Diable Rouge, Parke Hunter
"I can't help much. "Le Diable Rouge" is actually from Tuner's March Collection #11...which I have and which Hal Allert scanned lo, these many years ago. You can get a copy (which you don't need...but maybe somebody else…"
Saturday
Joel Hooks posted a discussion

Le Diable Rouge, Parke Hunter

The ABF program director Drew Frech asked me if I could try and find the rest of this piece as he would like to have all the parts (2nd banjo + piano) for the Spring Rally "Marches" theme.He got the first from Turner's March Collection #5.  On the…See More
Saturday
Steve Harrison posted discussions
Friday
Steve Harrison replied to Pip's discussion Banjo Introduction
"Hi Philip, whoever did the restoration on your Windsor did a great job, it looks and sounds the business..Steve. "
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