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Maybe this is a normal sized banjo and the photo shows what happens when a person exercises too much and does not eat.
It was a banjo similar to this that inspired Fred van Eps to cut a hole in the middle of the vellum. So that he could poke his arm through and play the monster. Perish the thought.
I thought you had captured a leprechaun playing the banjo.
And then I realized how silly that was. Leprechauns have pots of gold. Banjo players owe pots of gold.
Money means nothing to him. He is the perfect example of a ' self taught ' banjo player, who proudly and painfully exclaims " I've never had a lesson in my life ". Actually, if the truth be known, his father gave him that banjo when he was six and said, " You'll grow into it. "
Ian, I have led a very shelter life. I haven't even been sheep shearing in NZ. Surely, he wouldn't take his big banjo into the shower to play.
Once again, West Africans beat the banjo orchestra to the punch with the bass akonting.