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That Dixie Rag (1912)..Victor Moulton aka R.G.Grady.

This is a good tune that ticks all the ragtime boxes. I've incorporated the bass linking runs into the main melody for the final part which…

Started by Steve Harrison

2 Oct 22
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Honeysuckle (1914)...Chas. L. Johnson.

This is my final arrangement of the CLJ tunes, the front cover of the score shows it as a Tango or One-Step. I think Johnson was cashing in…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 Oct 20

Tiger Rag (1917)..Dominic James 'Nick' La Rocca (The Original Dixieland Jazz Band)

Back in the 1960s I frequented a jazz club called the Salutation Stomp held each Friday at the Salutation Inn in my home town of Birmingham…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 Oct 18

Unwanted Harmonic

When I tune my Windsor Popular number 1 to open G tuning, I've started to hear a sympathetic harmonic coming from the 4th string whenever I…

Started by Steve Harrison

4 Oct 17
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NEW STRINGS.

I would like to tell members about the gut strings I've just had made. Is it permissible to provide the maker's details?

Started by IAN SALTER

4 Oct 17
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MBF

Saturday October 14th 2017 Hilton House Hotel, Hilton, Derbyshire DE65 5GP    All styles of banjo playing : Plectrum, Tenor, Irish, Bluegra…

Started by David Wade

3 Oct 15
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Pink Poodle (One step) (1914)..Chas. L. Johnson

This is one of CLJ's lesser known tunes, it's not one of his best in my opinion but does have some nice touches here and there. From the se…

Started by Steve Harrison

2 Oct 15
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Pansy Blossoms (1909)..Chas. L. Johnson

This is another of CLJ's lesser known tunes, it's a pleasant enough tune and not too challenging. The change from a major to minor key in t…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 Oct 12

Haunting Rag (1911)..Julius Lenzberg

This is my take on this ragtime classic, played with great panache by the great Fred Van Eps. I've mirrored the FVE arrangement fairly clos…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 Oct 11

Pigeon Wing Rag (1909)...Chas L. Johnson.

This is a pleasant rag by CLJ and not too much of a challenge. The score and midi are in the library...Steve.

Started by Steve Harrison

2 Oct 6
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