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Just Passing Through

Hi banjo people. Someone used the mailing system here to ask me a question. In replying I had to sign in again. Now that I'm here I'd like…

Started by Rob MacKillop in Classic Banjo

4 Jul 14
Reply by Rob MacKillop

A La Georgia Jubilee (1899)...Carl Lexhoizt

This one of three known compositions by this composer, it's a delightful composition and one of the many that incorporate a series of well…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

2 Jul 14
Reply by Steve Harrison

The Hazers, AJ Weidt

Hi, Has anybody else ever attempted this one/recorded the full version of this AJ Weidt piece? I quite enjoy it, but I'm having a hard time…

Started by david caron in Classic Banjo

15 Jul 13
Reply by Trapdoor2

Grave Yard Blues (MK2) (1916)..Clarence Woods

This is an updated arrangement of a tune I posted back in 2015. Of the ten blues that I've arranged for banjo, this is by far my favourite.…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Jul 9

Stuck tension hooks.

I had disassembled my old 1920s Supertone Ragtime King Banjo to inspect all the shoes, hooks, nuts, and screws. 5 or 6 hooks were stuck in…

Started by Brice Alms in Classic Banjo

2 Jul 6
Reply by Trapdoor2

Metal screw nut with nylon strings?

I had put nylgut 5b classic banjo red series strings on my Supertone Ragtime King banjo. While I was tuning, I noticed that the 5th string…

Started by Brice Alms in Classic Banjo

1 Jul 3
Reply by Trapdoor2

Pastime Rag No.1 (1913)...Artie Matthews

Artie Matthews is one of the lesser known Ragtime composers but some rank him amongst Lamb, Joplin and Scott as one of the most sophisticat…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Jul 2

Razzle Dazzle

After nearly a month of not playing any classic banjo (i'm really not complaining, its because I traded in some banjos for a new Eastman! (…

Started by david caron in Classic Banjo

2 Jun 30
Reply by carrie horgan

The Waiman Rag (1910) (A slow drag)...James Royce Shannon

James Royce Shannon [James Royce] was an American actor, composer and songwriter of popular music. This is one of Two ragtime tunes that he…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Jun 30

Weidt in C Book 1

So, here is book 1 in C.  Sorry, at this time I only have book 1.  It is something though. Thanks to the Kaufmans and the ABF for this copy…

Started by Joel Hooks in Classic Banjo

2 Jun 28
Reply by Cynthia Richardson

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