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A Ragtime Episode..2nd.Atempt! 4 Replies

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La Caresse - Cammeyer - Anybody got a copy? 46 Replies

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No-knot tailpiece questions 31 Replies

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CE Special for sale in Scotland

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2nd New Toy: Clifford Essex XX Special - wow 4 Replies

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New Toy: Cammeyer Vibrant Royal 2 Replies

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Earliest Banjo Music Published in the UK 9 Replies

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"Classic Banjo Ning" Ambassador for Germany! 11 Replies

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Bill Evans plays 'Ballad No. 1' (Cammeyer)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wudbtEgeeKo  

He has recorded this on his latest album: 'The Banjo in America'.

Posted by carrie horgan on February 11, 2023 at 20:00 — 4 Comments

The Wayne Adams Old Classic Banjo Collection

Many CB players will already be aware of this but this has recently been released on CD.  I know many of these tunes are in the Original Recordings archive and elsewhere but it's good to see this being released. …

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Posted by carrie horgan on January 4, 2023 at 18:58

 

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Roylance's Self Instructor for the Banjo, C. Roylance, London, 1887 (p20/21)

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Joel Hooks replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Clifford Essex Shop Update
"Shortly before Clem's passing I bought one of the reissues of the "Regal Arm Rest".  After getting it and fitting it on my Professional I wanted another.  Then Clem passed. I reached out in November of last year to his son…"
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Tom McArdle replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion Clifford Essex Shop Update
"Good news! I bought some music from them years ago when I was trying plectrum tuning on a baritone ukulele. I went to look for their website last week and was sad to see it down. "
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Roylance's Self Instructor for the Banjo, C. Roylance, London, 1887 (p20/21)

""Dorigo Schottische" was originally published in the S. S. Stewart Journal as a musical supplement along with "Exile's Dream" and "Sick Indian's Minor Jig" (by Horace Weston).  These same plates were…"
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Steve Harrison replied to Steve Harrison's discussion A Ragtime Episode..2nd.Atempt!
"I add my own fingering as fret numbers on the notes and position markers and reduce the number of bars per line to make it easier to follow. I've rescored most of the old favourites for my own benefit, I rarely play them exactly as written and…"
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Rob MacKillop replied to Steve Harrison's discussion A Ragtime Episode..2nd.Atempt!
"Understood! But it's the arranging part that I'm wondering about. What do you add or take out in your arrangement? Just curious. "
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Clifford Essex Shop Update

The eBay shop for Clifford Essex is run by the son of the late Clem Vickery, who is also called Clem. We exchanged a few words, and he said he is not just selling off remainder stock but is getting new stock made. He also has plans to reboot the…See More
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Steve Harrison replied to Steve Harrison's discussion A Ragtime Episode..2nd.Atempt!
"To make it easier to read for my 74 year old eyes!..Steve."
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Rob MacKillop replied to Steve Harrison's discussion A Ragtime Episode..2nd.Atempt!
""Rescored and arranged" - why do you need to do this, Steve? "
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Rob MacKillop replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion La Caresse - Cammeyer - Anybody got a copy?
"Thanks, Richard, but I mention that at the very start of this thread. That’s what made me curious about it. "
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Richard William Ineson replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion La Caresse - Cammeyer - Anybody got a copy?
"I'm sticking with it, no banjo today as I have to celebrate Mother's Day in the bosom of our local pub, but there is an account of the Cammeyer recitals at the Steinway Hall at which Cammeyer and Sheaff featured 'La Caresse',…"
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