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Jack Rabbit Rag (1910)...Donald garcia

This is an example of ragtime at its best with good syncopation and plenty of variety between its five parts. It cracks along apace and sou…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Aug 31

Sly Sal (1906)...A.W.Brown.

This is another delightful slow drag that suits the banjo very well. It moves at a sedate pace and is not too challenging on the fingers. I…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Aug 30

Orpheus Music Publishers, London?

I have a friend who does not use computers who was asking me to look into this company. Does anyone have any info on them and perhaps some…

Started by Joel Hooks in Classic Banjo

8 Aug 27
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"The Slippery Trombone" by Warren N. Dean

Hi y'all! This is indeed a slippery piece, chock full of bass-string-slides. I've been working on a few of these pieces by Warren Dean (Moo…

Started by Trapdoor2 in Classic Banjo

4 Aug 26

Jelly Roll (1915)...H.W.Santley & Pete Wendling.

This is a very good Foxtrot and has the sound of something that could have been written after the ragtime era. The second part is especiall…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

2 Aug 24
Reply by Steve Harrison

Fall 2019 ABF Rally

Don't forget to book your rooms for the ABF rally! ABF rallies are the only events focused on Classic Banjo. The tradition of the ABF can b…

Started by Joel Hooks in Classic Banjo

0 Aug 20

Oyster Rag (1910)....Tom Lyle.

This is another tune that I thought would make a good duet so I've arranged it with a banjo second. It's a very good medium paced rag by a…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

0 Aug 19

NEW SEARCHABLE PDF Uploads to the John Field Memorial BMG LIBRARY

I have been away from the website recently working on a couple of major projects that I will launch soon, but I have also been back to my m…

Started by thereallyniceman in Classic Banjo

1 Aug 18
Reply by Richard William Ineson

Sleepy Lou (1906)..Irene M. Giblin.

This is a delightful slow rag from one of the female ragtime composers and is my current favourite. I originally arranged it as a banjo sol…

Started by Steve Harrison in Classic Banjo

3 Aug 17
Reply by Steve Harrison

A Celtic Morn - Emile Grimshaw

I have made a new video using a selection from the Jan. 1926 B.M.G. magazine - A Celtic Morn by Emile Grimshaw for mandolin. Hope you li…

Started by Michael Reichenbach in Classic Banjo

1 Aug 16
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