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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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A "NEW" Olly Oakley recording! ... well, new to me!!!

What a great lively tune, and fantastic playing. I hope that you agree. :-)

Started by thereallyniceman

3 8 hours ago
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North Pole Rag...1909...John Lind

Continuing my theme of rags by lesser known composers, this is another good example. Lind is credited with a further 6 compositions, none o…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 16 hours ago

Clifford Essex 5 String Banjo??

Clifford Essex 5 String Banjo ” The perch bar is marked “Clifford Essex”. Is this consistent with the way that other banjos were marked. T…

Started by Anthony Douglas Day

2 yesterday
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Uncle Julius Participates..1900..Joseph Spinelli

This is yet another one off composition by an unknown composer. It's a straightforward, simple but melodic cakewalk which it isn't too chal…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 yesterday

The Sultan's Cakewalk...1900...C. F. Pleininger

This is another very good early cakewalk by a composer about whom I could find no information. There are two other compositions attributed…

Started by Steve Harrison

2 on Friday
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Sambo's Delight..1900..Deloss Everett

This is the 4th of my recent arrangements featuring Sambo in the title. It sounds like a traditional old time fiddle tune to which the comp…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 on Tuesday

Silver Leaf Rag..1911..Dan Goldsmith.

This is a tune written by a Canadian composer and not one for the fainthearted! I've stripped out most of the chords leaving what could, wi…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 Sep 13

Banjo Times Magazines

Over the last few years I have been collecting copies of "Banjo Times", a magazine produced here in the UK from January 1985 to December 20…

Started by thereallyniceman

1 Sep 12
Reply by Russ Chandler

Sambo And His Banjo..(1891)...Frederick Messick.

This is a must play tune. Messick has composed a piano score in the style of early stroke style banjo,  it's a very good effort and I guess…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 Sep 9

ABF Rally "Orchestra" Pieces

Hello Folks, The ABF rally is in a few weeks and our Program Director finally chose the pieces to play.  Two of these we have played before…

Started by Joel Hooks

1 Sep 8
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