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Honey Rag..1909..Egbert van Alstyne

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Lonesome Mama Blues - Fred van eps

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SJvohQlpTk

This is just one of my favorites of Fred Van Eps. Something about this song just speaks to me. Is there a score of his playing from this recording?

Posted by Byron Thomas on December 21, 2020 at 18:00 — 2 Comments

7 String banjo sheet music

I've been playing around with a 7 string banjo for about 6 months now and I'm am now looking for some 7 string sheet music. I'm currently working through what is available for the scan of  Ellis' Thorough School for the 6 or 7 String Banjo which is missing pages but is still a pretty solid Tutor. I already found posting with The Devil Still Pursues Her and Horace Weston's Grand March which are both great pieces if anyone ever wants to tackle them on the 7. Grand March is looking to be a…

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Fun on the Wabash

A composition for 5-string banjo by Parke Hunter.Parke Hunter was a famous banjo player, from a well known Bloomington family. Lived and worked in London UK ...
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carrie horgan replied to Steve Harrison's discussion The Midnight Whirl..1909..Malvin M. Franklyn & Anotol Friedland
"That's a cool tune I haven't heard before.  I think Malvin Franklyn also wrote 'Hot Chocolate', another catchy ragtime tune."
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Mississippi Rag "1897" W. H. Krell ...

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The Midnight Whirl..1909..Malvin M. Franklyn & Anotol Friedland

This is an extremely good composition that is quite different from the conventional ragtime formula. I had to work hard to arrive at an arrangement that would work on banjo but I'm pleased with the end result. I was unable to obtain a title page for…See More
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"Wow, that is amazing!  I think that I want a studio like that, and wish I could play like that too! Great to see you Anthony.  Post again soon!"
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"I loved Dave Hum playing this all those years ago, I loved Bill Ball playing it many many years ago and loved you playing this very difficult piece.  I just wish that I could play it half as well !!!!"
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How to excel on the banjo (Emile Grimshaw) Exercises 8, 10, 11, 14, 15

"Thank you Carrie, those are my favourite pieces of the first part, and right now I´m working on the exercises of part 2. Some of them are really cool, and others not so much haha"
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How to excel on the banjo (Emile Grimshaw) Exercises 8, 10, 11, 14, 15

"I completely agreed with you Joel. As a way to complement a practice those are good exercises, but yeah, some of them are really tricky. So far I´ve been exploring the second part which I´ll share in the future.. "
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How to excel on the banjo (Emile Grimshaw) Exercises 8, 10, 11, 14, 15

"Very nice! I go back and forth on Grimshaw's etudes. I enjoy them but I would not recommend them for a beginner as the lessons might be lost.  Then I think that they are perfect for teaching phrasing and dynamics, similar to how etudes are…"
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Shawn McSweeny replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Vess Ossman at his best!
"The photo of Ossman about 44 seconds in has been circulating on the internet for some time; it originates from c. 1900 recording company promotional material. Is there another photo besides this?"
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How to excel on the banjo (Emile Grimshaw) Exercises 8, 10, 11, 14, 15

How to excel on the banjo, from the english banjo player Emile Grimshaw, is a really interesting book for someone interested in the classic fingerstyle or ju...
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Joel Hooks replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Vess Ossman at his best!
"Do you mean the photo of the guy (possibly a clerk) standing in the doorway to a shoe store that is just before the guy sitting and holding a Weymann banjo? I think it is just some random old timey photo."
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