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Red Moon...1908...Chas. Humfeld

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Fred and George Van Eps: profiles in jazz

Fred and George Van Eps are featured in September issue of The Syncopated Times - it's well worth subscribing to The Syncopated Times if you are interested in early jazz and ragtime: https://syncopatedtimes.com/fred-and-george-van-eps-profiles-in-jazz/

Posted by carrie horgan on September 1, 2021 at 17:19 — 5 Comments

Olly Oakley plays Gallopade

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

Amazing skills - haven't heard this one before, I think this a Cammeyer tune.

Posted by carrie horgan on July 14, 2021 at 7:22 — 2 Comments

 

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Brett Lowe posted a discussion

Cylinder Recording

Hello Everyone,Here's a link to a cylinder recording of Ruby Brooks restored to exceptional quality by Nick Dellow. https://youtu.be/SFodYz4VksEHope you enjoy,BrettSee More
Wednesday
Rob MacKillop commented on The Gilded Banjo's video
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Ballad No. 1 by Alfred Cammeyer

"Now, THAT's the way to play the banjo! :-)"
Tuesday
Russ Chandler replied to Russ Chandler's discussion Unusual Van Eps disc...
"The simple expedient of looking it up in Heier and Lotz solves the mystery. I'm clearly a bit foggy headed to have not done that first."
Tuesday
thereallyniceman replied to Russ Chandler's discussion Unusual Van Eps disc...
"Get better soon Russ!! Yep, Early 1950's release as on our "Original Recordings" page, search under Van Eps... you can find five parts of an interview with Van Eps and all the other music tracks too."
Tuesday
Joel Hooks replied to Russ Chandler's discussion Unusual Van Eps disc...
"In 1951 or 1952 (I can't remember) Van Eps put out a DIY set of recordings with his son.  This looks to be from the box set of records but issued in London."
Tuesday
Russ Chandler posted a discussion

Unusual Van Eps disc...

Currently being laid low with Covid I have just about enough brain to get round to cataloguing some of my 78's and I've come across something curious.It seems to be an unlabelled Fred Van Eps of Dell Oro b\w Ragtime Oriole and was Issued by TH…See More
Tuesday
nick stephens replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Brown Dog Banjos UK.
"I was very shocked to hear of Bobs death, Tina let me know when it happened, I still miss seeing Bob and visiting him and his family, He was a good guy and loved to play his little CE mando banjo thingy. I wonder what became of all his little…"
Monday
Steve Harrison posted a discussion

Brown Dog Banjos UK.

Following the death of it's founder Bob Keeble last year, despite some rumours that I've heard, the company is still trading  and is currently being run by his wife Tina and her daughter.  I was contacted by Tina today who told me that they still…See More
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Danielle Saxon Reeves and AjB are now friends
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Stephen Mathews is now a member of Classic-Banjo
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John Cohen commented on Adam Siegler's video
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You and a Canoe

"Nice playing. I for one enjoyed your interpretation. It's not 1900 anymore and a little rubato is just what classic style playing needs to propel it into the modern era."
Aug 5
Steve Thomas and The Gilded Banjo are now friends
Aug 4
Steve Harrison posted a discussion

Red Moon...1908...Chas. Humfeld

This is another well written tune from the composer of "Who let the cows out?" It was published shortly after Kerry Mill's 'Red Wing' and I suspect that Humfeld was paying homage to that, the title and title page being very similar. It makes a good…See More
Aug 4
Richard William Ineson and IAN SALTER are now friends
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Jody Stecher commented on The Gilded Banjo's video
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Ballad No. 1 by Alfred Cammeyer

"I had the same reaction reading that book. Or in his style :" Had the same reaction....".   It bothered me too. It's ok  in a diary. But in an autobiography, meant for others to read, by midway through reading the subject of…"
Aug 3
The Gilded Banjo commented on The Gilded Banjo's video
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Ballad No. 1 by Alfred Cammeyer

"Thank you so much! I like the Cammeyer note, by the way. I read the book, but his tic of avoiding the pronoun "I" wore me down after a while. Still, it's an interesting read."
Aug 2
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Joel Hooks replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Red Wing...1907..Kerry Mills.
"I only know of a couple arrangements of The Merry Peasant."
Aug 2
Steve Harrison replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Red Wing...1907..Kerry Mills.
"Thanks Marc, this tune has become a bit of an 'ear worm' that keeps telling me to play it! Does anyone have any original banjo arrangements? They'd make a nice addition to the library...Steve."
Aug 2
 
 
 

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