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American Banjo Fraternity Fall Rally 2020 Canceled. 6 Replies

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Turner’s Banjo Budget Complete Catalog/ Catalogue with Numbers? 5 Replies

Started by Joel Hooks in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Richard William Ineson on Monday.

Ole' South (1909)..A Plantation Dance..Henry Lodge.

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo on Monday.

Jacko On Parade 7 Replies

Started by Aaron Jonah Lewis in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Joel Hooks Sep 13.

Whoa! You Heifer (1905)..A warm Rag..Al.Verges. 9 Replies

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Jody Stecher Sep 13.

the banjo at the British seaside , my own presentation 30 Replies

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BERT BASSETT 20 Replies

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new head on my new banjeaurine 9 Replies

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Frank Converse on Horace Weston. 4 Replies

Started by Carl Anderton in Uncategorized. Last reply by Samurai Banjo Sep 7.

Lazy Luke (1905)..'A Raggy Drag'..Geo. J. Philpot 1 Reply

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Trapdoor2 Sep 6.

Grimshaw's Plectrum Playing for Modern Banjoists 6 Replies

Started by Joel Hooks in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Joel Hooks Sep 5.

5th string tuning friction tuner 7 Replies

Started by Pär Engstrand in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Pär Engstrand Sep 5.

Foolishness Rag (1911)..Mort. Weinstein

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo Sep 4.

Interesting Cammeyer on Ebay UK 1 Reply

Started by carrie horgan in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Jody Stecher Sep 3.

Calliope Rag on new banjeaurine

Started by nick stephens in Classic Banjo Sep 2.

What strings? 13 Replies

Started by Eric Crum in Classic Banjo. Last reply by Jan Fairey Aug 30.

Bringing back an old Wards banjo.. 1 Reply

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Cello banjo strings 19 Replies

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SS Stewart on Ebay

Nice SS Stewart Universal Favourite on Ebay Uk - scale length is just over 27 inches according to seller

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SS-Stewart-5-string-banjo-open-back/293698799388?hash=item4461d0071c:g:-08AAOSwfZVfPpsQ

Posted by carrie horgan on August 20, 2020 at 18:40 — 3 Comments

Ragging the Scale - Van Eps Banjo Orchestra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZYaoR-h6F8

A different version of Ragging the Scale than the one in the Original Recordings library marked as Van Eps Banjo Orchestra.  I wonder who the other musicians were - sounds like plectrum or tenor banjo.

Posted by carrie horgan on July 13, 2020 at 16:00 — 2 Comments

 

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Berkeley March

"Group number for the rally that won’t be. See you in the spring, I hope!"
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Paul Draper posted a video

Berkeley March

After an unbelievable number of takes, my rendition of the Berkeley March by Brooks & Denton (1890’s).
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Jody Stecher replied to Joel Hooks's discussion American Banjo Fraternity Fall Rally 2020 Canceled.
"I misread that as "if you want to eat at the next rally".  I got a much needed laugh."
22 hours ago
Joel Hooks replied to Joel Hooks's discussion American Banjo Fraternity Fall Rally 2020 Canceled.
"You could still wear a mask if you want to at the next rally.  We don't judge. I'm planning on doing the Virtual Gathering. "
23 hours ago
Trapdoor2 replied to Joel Hooks's discussion American Banjo Fraternity Fall Rally 2020 Canceled.
"Yah, too bad about all that...although being incognito in a mask might let me blame my lousy playing on an imposter... Should be interesting to see how the Banjo Gathering works out. All online, etc."
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Jody Stecher replied to Joel Hooks's discussion American Banjo Fraternity Fall Rally 2020 Canceled.
"Yes to all of that. I'm glad my post was understood. "
yesterday
Joel Hooks replied to Joel Hooks's discussion American Banjo Fraternity Fall Rally 2020 Canceled.
"Yep, there would not be much fun if we decided to have it.  First, I would not go.  Second, there would be rules about no sharing banjos (which is a big part of rallies-- showing and sharing banjos).  Outdoor dining only in NY would…"
yesterday
Jody Stecher replied to Joel Hooks's discussion American Banjo Fraternity Fall Rally 2020 Canceled.
"I'm glad it's being cancelled. Killing off the majority of American classic banjo players would be a tragedy. To stay safe we're just gonna have to stay apart to  for  longer than we would prefer. If the virus has no hosts…"
yesterday
Joel Hooks posted a discussion

American Banjo Fraternity Fall Rally 2020 Canceled.

Dear All,Are are sad to announce that we are canceling the Fall 2020 rally that was scheduled for next month.  We will announce the spring rally as soon as we figure out the plan.Thanks, Joel HooksSee More
yesterday
Richard William Ineson replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Turner’s Banjo Budget Complete Catalog/ Catalogue with Numbers?
"Good, there are gasp in this list presumably as some solos sold out they weren't republished. The gaps can probably be filled in from the covers of the solos which had a short list on each one. I may be able to fill in some gaps if you cannot…"
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Joel Hooks replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Turner’s Banjo Budget Complete Catalog/ Catalogue with Numbers?
"Thanks Richard!  This is extremely helpful!!! "
Monday
Richard William Ineson replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Turner’s Banjo Budget Complete Catalog/ Catalogue with Numbers?
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Richard William Ineson replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Turner’s Banjo Budget Complete Catalog/ Catalogue with Numbers?
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Richard William Ineson replied to Joel Hooks's discussion Turner’s Banjo Budget Complete Catalog/ Catalogue with Numbers?
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thereallyniceman commented on Chester Lane's video
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Kinky Koons by A.J.Weidt

"A really good video performance. I can't imagine how much work that took!!! Catchy little tune too. Many thanks"
Monday
Steve Harrison posted a discussion

Ole' South (1909)..A Plantation Dance..Henry Lodge.

This is one of HL's lesser known works, anyone who likes Sunflower Dance should like this as it's similar in structure and the use of dotted notes. I jokingly describe it as Sunflower Dance on steroids! Like many composers, he's incorporated some…See More
Monday
Chester Lane posted a video

Kinky Koons by A.J.Weidt

A tune for 2 banjos and Cello Banjo. (Unfortunately I have no Cello banjo and have used a guitar instead)
Sunday
Joel Hooks replied to Aaron Jonah Lewis's discussion Jacko On Parade
"According to what TBJ told Eli Kaufman, Jazzbo was his dog’s name. The bridge rasp/ head thump was the dog chasing his tail."
Sep 13
Jody Stecher replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Whoa! You Heifer (1905)..A warm Rag..Al.Verges.
"And sometimes it makes the change after I have scrolled down and no longer see the sentence whose meaning has now been changed, made meaningless, or made to mean the opposite of what I meant. I have also seen a change happen *after* I clicked…"
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Joel Hooks posted a discussion

Turner’s Banjo Budget Complete Catalog/ Catalogue with Numbers?

Does anyone have a Turner’s Catalogue listing all of the pieces by number that they would be willing to share a scan of?  I have a small stack of orphan pages that I would like to put with their proper piece.long story, but the ABF was donated…See More
Sep 13
 
 
 

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