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Following the sad death of Derek Hall (Kendall) just before Christmas, six top of the range classical banjos that I built for him will be coming up for auction soon.  If probate goes through the likely date will be 9th March and the auctioneers are www.1818auctioneers.co.uk at Crooklands near Kendall.  I can provide photos and info re the instruments if you would like to email me at staceybanjos@hotmail.com.  Typical examples are Whyte Laydie…

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1880s A Tilley banjo value

Would anyone have an idea of a half decent A tilley 5 strings value . One for sale here in Canada for 350 canadian. it had the first five frets replaced with a brass plate otherwise not bad. thinking it may be a good player for classic. 

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Steve Harrison posted a discussion

Knick Knocks Rag (1915)....Phil Schwartz

This is a well written piece of ragtime with plenty of variety. I seems to me that PS has taken bits from other tunes and mixed and matched them to produce this very pleasing composition. The score and midi are in the library...Steve.…See More
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Dill Pickles.

"Thank you Carrie!"
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Dill Pickles.

"Nice playing - well done Paul!"
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Dill Pickles.

Composition by Charles L. Johnson, 1906. Clifford Essex banjo arrangement (mostly).
19 hours ago
Jody Stecher replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion Beethoven on the Banjo
"Or perhaps Mozart was the Joe Morley of the Fortepiano."
20 hours ago
Joel Hooks replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion Beethoven on the Banjo
"I think George Lansing is the Junior Samples of the banjo."
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David Stacey posted a blog post

Banjo auction

Following the sad death of Derek Hall (Kendall) just before Christmas, six top of the range classical banjos that I built for him will be coming up for auction soon.  If probate goes through the likely date will be 9th March and the auctioneers are…See More
Thursday
IAN SALTER replied to IAN SALTER's discussion Turners 60 breakdowns, jigs and hornpipes.
"Cheers Joel."
Thursday
Jody Stecher replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion Beethoven on the Banjo
"You are right but it's more fun to make mismatches. Eno can be the Galileo of the banjo. Grimshaw can be the Soupy Sales of the banjo. Cammeyer can be the Howdy Doody of the banjo. ........."
Thursday
Joel Hooks replied to IAN SALTER's discussion Turners 60 breakdowns, jigs and hornpipes.
Thursday
IAN SALTER replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion Historical/original concert programs
"Joel,  Thank you for sharing your knowledge and understanding of this 'HIP' approach to playing the banjo.  Kind regards, Ian."
Wednesday
Joel Hooks replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion Historical/original concert programs
"Pick a dozen or so pieces that were published in or before the year you are portraying. There is your program. Careful on the Zither Banjo if you are focusing on the 1880s. Also consider that many did not start using raised frets until the late…"
Wednesday
Joel Hooks replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion Beethoven on the Banjo
"I think that Cammeyer was the Cammeyer of the banjo. Eno was the Eno of the banjo. Grimshaw was the Grimshaw of the banjo. Morley was the Morley of the banjo. Lansing was the... The banjo is unique with a unique writing style.  It is apples to…"
Wednesday
Jake Jeremy Glanville replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion W.E Temlett Zither-Banjo
"Erratum. I left out the letter 'E' when referring to my Temlett Academy model. It is of course by W E Temlet, not William Temlett Senior. Glad you've kept the old tuners. They are not too easy to find and can be expensive. They are…"
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Jody Stecher replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion Beethoven on the Banjo
"Cammeyer!"
Tuesday
Pär Engstrand replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion W.E Temlett Zither-Banjo
"Yes Marc, I still have the old tuners. Hope to be able to use them some day. Specially since they look so much better than the new ones... Thanks for your input, Jake. I don't play clawhammer on it so that's not really a concern of mine."
Tuesday
Pär Engstrand replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion Historical/original concert programs
"Hi Ian, Thanks for your input. Yes, I had the same idea, that it somehow would get me "deeper in the tradition", so to say. I'm not sure it would work though, primarily because we live in a different time and therefore have very…"
Tuesday
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Beethoven on the Banjo

So, inspired be Aaron Jonah Lewis project "Mozart on the Banjo", where he plays music by Joe Morley (a great album, by the way. Get it while you can!) and because 2020 is a "Beethoven year".Who would be the Beethoven of banjo music? :-)See More
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Zither Banjo: Idyll in F by Cammeyer - Rob MacKillop

"Thanks, Daniel. Much appreciated."
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Rob MacKillop replied to Rob MacKillop's discussion New Temlett Zither Banjo - just arrived!
"Cheers, Jake. I recorded a mini album - just under half an hour - of music by Cammeyer, which is free to hear on soundcloud:    https://m.soundcloud.com/robmackillop/sets/alfred-cammeyers-zither-banjo-music-rob-mackillop ...and then I…"
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