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Probably one of my favorite types of music (you can't rate them all #1 can you?) is the "March". Some guy named Sousa made a very nice livi…

Started by Trapdoor2

13 Jan 15, 2023
Reply by John Deller

unlikely clifford essex Paragon pot?

I have the opportunity to buy what im told is a genuine 1913 Clifford essex Paragon 5 string banjo but to me the rim and resonator looks ve…

Started by Jordan Kay

7 Jun 12, 2022
Reply by Jody Stecher

Arranging Music from Piano to Banjo

Hi Everyone-- In the early 20th C. people commonly arranged piano music for banjo. I would like to develop that skill but don't really kno…

Started by Jim Abrams

8 May 7, 2021
Reply by Byron Thomas

Frank Converse on Horace Weston.

This excerpt is from Frank Converse's "Banjo Reminiscences" series published in "The Cadenza" in the late 1890's-early 1900's. His comments…

Started by Carl Anderton

4 Sep 7, 2020
Reply by Satoshi Hara

Someting's strange.

Ok, I have watched this video many times and I am interested in this groups thoughts before I comment.

Started by Joel Hooks

22 Jun 25, 2016
Reply by John Cohen

Death of S. S. Stewart.

from The Cadenza, May-June 1898. ___________________________________ S. S. Stewart, the well-known banjo manufacturer, died very suddenly…

Started by Carl Anderton

9 Dec 1, 2015
Reply by Joel Hooks

Base Ball and Banjos?

I rarely run across a bicycle theme banjo piece. Base Ball titles don't seem to show up so often to me. Are there any I am missing (very p…

Started by Joel Hooks

10 Oct 2, 2015
Reply by Chris Cioffi

What happened to FRETWIRE Magazine?

I was being taught Classic Banjo in the 1970s-1980 by Chris Sands here in the UK and at that time there was a magazine called FRETWIRE. The…

Started by thereallyniceman

16 Aug 30, 2015
Reply by Andy Spencer

Yankee Land

After watching Eric's video, I thought I would post a TAB file for the group. This is both parts...so go find a duet partner!!

Started by Trapdoor2

12 Jul 19, 2015
Reply by steve leuschner

Van Eps' "Dixie Medley"

I can't recall if we've looked for these dots or not...and naturally, my collection is packed away. I was listening to "Dixie Medley" toda…

Started by Trapdoor2

40 Dec 29, 2014
Reply by Hal Allert


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