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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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(The celebrated) Turkey trot..1912..joseph M. Daly.

This follows a similar formula of another of Daly's tunes, The Chicken Reel, which I arranged some years ago. It's a well written, catchy t…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 18 hours ago

A Coon Band Contest..1899..Arthur Willard Pryor

There are recordings of this classic tune by FVE and Vess Ossman in original recordings. I've taken my arrangement from a piano score and I…

Started by Steve Harrison

6 on Thursday
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My Adventuresome Banjo, Cammeyer

I picked this up a few years ago and have been stalling to scan it based on the way it was bound and printed.  There has been some zither b…

Started by Joel Hooks

4 on Wednesday
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Vance Lowry and the classic banjo?

Hello everybody, While searching for banjo records on a french radio website I stumbled upon this emission broadcasted in 2013, in which y…

Started by RitonMousquetaire

86 Sep 14
Reply by Tony Thomas MFA Black Banjoist

Dallas "Melodies Technique" by Nassau-Kennedy...

I spoke with Drew Frech this evening (and last night too). He's trying to assemble a complete (or perhaps "more complete") set of Nassau-Ke…

Started by Trapdoor2

0 Sep 14

The "Trixie Dixie"..1907..John R. Smith.

This is a very good composition with lots of variety. The only info I could find about the composer was that he was Canadian. There is a ni…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 Sep 13

Zither Banjo Production Origins

I've read Cammeyer's account of how he developed his zither banjo and that is not what this is about. I am curious about when the first pro…

Started by Joel Hooks

2 Sep 13
Reply by IAN SALTER

Oh You Bear Cat Rag..Fred Watson & Lewis F. Muir.

This is described as a slow drag and is an instrumental arrangement of one of the popular songs of the day. It's a good tune but there are…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 Sep 11

The Tennessee Rag..1909..George McDade and Henry Watterson.

I could find no info regarding the composers of this very good example of ragtime, neither could I locate a piano score consequently I tran…

Started by Steve Harrison

0 Sep 8

Notes and directions in sheet music...

Ok, I'm pretty good with English music directions, understand (or can look up) Italian and German. And, I've seen quite a bit of sheet musi…

Started by Trapdoor2

10 Sep 1
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