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HELP NEEDED. Anyone know anything about D. J. LLewellyn ?

I am trying to find any information on banjoist DJ (“Jack”) Llewellyn and his son. Jack Llewellyn Senior played with Bertini's Band at the…

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John Field Memorial BMG LIBRARY- UPDATED

Recently a banjo friend offered a very large number of BMG magazines to help fill the gaps in the John Field LIBRARY.  After a LOT of work…

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Spammer Attack on Classic Banjo Ning

I would like to warn all CB NING members about a spammer who slipped through our very strict security. If you receive a message from a pers…

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Second banjo part

Hi there...just wondering if anyone could supply me with a cassette tape with banjo seconds on...? Just to help me with my timing...the ban…

Started by Jim lee in Classic Banjo

0 4 hours ago

Here is another great Olly Oakley record

What a really crisp and clear record!

Started by thereallyniceman in Classic Banjo

1 7 hours ago
Reply by carrie horgan

Banana Peel Rag (Some Slippery Number)..1913..August Herman "Gus" Winkler

This is the first of two of Winkler's tunes that I've arranged, the second one, Midnight Rag, I'll post later. Both tunes are worthy of a l…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 16 hours ago

Looking for a Plectrum banjo...

I hope you'll all forgive me going a little off topic but does anyone have a decent player quality Plectrum banjo for sale? I've been invi…

Started by Russ Chandler in Classic Banjo

1 Oct 19
Reply by nick stephens

Rotation Rag..1911..Al Sweet aka Albert Charles Sweet

This is a pleasing and well written tune with an interesting intro which I particularly like. Sweet was another of the lesser known compose…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Oct 19

“The Black History of the Banjo”

I heard a fascinating account of the history of the banjo, from its African origins.  If you haven’t heard it I highly recommend it. https:…

Started by Jason Cornwell in Classic Banjo

0 Oct 18

Cole Smoak (A Rag)..1906..Clarence Hoard St.John.

Little is known about the composer, he published 20 compositions between 1902 and 1923 including Collars And Cuffs which I arranged some ti…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Oct 18

Clifford Essex Professional Dating (they were made 1922 or later).

While at the Kaufman's house, instead of the rally, I had a chance to sit with Eli and go through BMGs.  For various reasons I did not get…

Started by Joel Hooks in Classic Banjo

21 Oct 13
Reply by Jody Stecher

Johnny-Jump-Ups (A Flowery Rag)..1905..Sydney S. Barker

This is another one off composition by a little known composer. The only information I could find about him is what is shown on the title p…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Oct 11

Cannibal Rag (A Syncopated Jungle Two-Step)..1911..Ed. Dangle

This one of four pieces of music published by the composer, other than that, I've so far found no further information about him.  It's a we…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Oct 9

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