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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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St. Louis Rag..1903..Tom Turpin (New arrangement)

The spectacular rendition of this tune by Jerron and friends inspired me to have a second look at an arrangement that I wrote some years ba…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 on Thursday

Cottonfield Capers (A Kentucky Coon Hop)...1901..Wm. Christopher O'Hare

This is my take on a tune that had previously been arranged by George Lansing, his arrangement in both A and C notation can be found in the…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

1 on Wednesday
Reply by Joel Hooks

What is the best tutor book?

I have been going through some tutor books listed on the site. Right now I am working my way through this book below. It is very informativ…

Started by Gavin Bodnar in Classic Banjo

3 May 22
Reply by Hugh Howes

LaBella 17

Hi everyone! I just thought I would let everyone know that Stringsdirect.UK have ordered some LaBella 17s for me. £5.99 a pack, which is c…

Started by Andrew 'blind boy' Butler in Classic Banjo

57 May 21
Reply by John Deller

Mop Rag..1909..Helen S. Eaton

This is a very well written one off composition by a composer about whom I've found no information. From the first section and its repeats,…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

1 May 20
Reply by Trapdoor2

Sanders Papworth

Just dusting off Man The Guns for an outing at the folk club and it occurs to me I know nothing at all about its author, Sanders Papworth.…

Started by Russ Chandler in Classic Banjo

7 May 19
Reply by Paul Magnussen

A bit "off topic", A. P. Sharpe's "Make Your Own Spanish Guitar"

I was digging thru a massive single-drawer filing cabinet (looks bomb-proof, maybe atomic bomb proof) that came with the luthier's estate I…

Started by Trapdoor2 in Classic Banjo

13 May 19
Reply by Paul Magnussen

Looking for Dance of the Spooks by Herbert Ellis TBB#401

I am always on the lookout for spooky/horror/supernatural themed banjo pieces. I was looking over the Turner Banjo Budget list and ran acro…

Started by Joel Hooks in Classic Banjo

4 May 19
Reply by Joel Hooks

I just love Tarrant Bailey's playing... don't you?

Tarrant Bailey Jnr. aka. Gus Phillips.  It is such a shame that his compositions are crumbling into obscurity!

Started by thereallyniceman in Classic Banjo

3 May 18
Reply by Jody Stecher

Old Windsor banjo

thought I'd share this email that I sent to Rob MacKillop: Hi Rob, I have been playing my fathers's old Windsor banjo for the last few yea…

Started by Owen Charles Watkins in Classic Banjo

0 May 13


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