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Division of labor; 2nd banjo.

Most arrangements for banjo ensembles seem to have the 2nd banjo exclusively playing a rhythm part, chords mostly and usually in the first…

Started by Carl Anderton in Uncategorized

5 Apr 15, 2009
Reply by marc dalmasso

God Bless the Brits.

This little quote from Ian got stuck in my head. "was forced to enter banjo competitions all over the UK in the 1970s by my banjo teacher.…

Started by Carl Anderton in Uncategorized

17 Apr 10, 2009
Reply by David Wade

Alan Middleton's Solos

Just reminder that you can download Alan's Cd from the Zither-Banjo website: http://www.zither-banjo.org/pages/alan.htm I'm sorting out my…

Started by David Wade in Uncategorized

3 Apr 7, 2009
Reply by David Wade

Level of difficulty...tunes you work on but never seem to 'finish'?

After Rob posted his version of "Pink Lemonade", along with his comment regarding it being an "easy" piece, I got to thinking about level o…

Started by Trapdoor2 in Uncategorized

11 Apr 7, 2009
Reply by Rob MacKillop

Eno and Morley questions

Wow, this site is too good to simply lurk. I just signed up. I've been playing 5 string banjo for just over 50 years, having started at age…

Started by Jody Stecher in Uncategorized

4 Apr 6, 2009
Reply by Jody Stecher

The American Banjo Museum

Hi everyone. I'm new to this site, and I haven't been checking in all that often to Hal's classic banjo site, nevertheless, I appreciated t…

Started by Douglas Back in Uncategorized

2 Mar 31, 2009
Reply by Douglas Back

Getting HIP.

Rob MacKillop calls it Historically Informed Performance, or HIP. Since no one alive ever heard the original banjo style, the old stroke st…

Started by Carl Anderton in Uncategorized

7 Mar 11, 2009
Reply by Rob MacKillop

La Cucaracha

Do any of you fine folks have an arrangement of "La Cucaracha" for the banjo? Dots are fine. How about Jarabe Tapatío (the mexican hat danc…

Started by Joel Hooks in Uncategorized

0 Mar 10, 2009

Tied notes, or sustain.

It's fairly common to see "tied" notes in classic banjo pieces; often it is specifically stated to let notes ring out and sustain while you…

Started by Carl Anderton in Uncategorized

1 Feb 28, 2009
Reply by Trapdoor2

Anchoring.

So who anchors their little finger? I try to follow the techniques from SSS, and thats the way he taught in his Journal. Sometimes I floa…

Started by Joel Hooks in Uncategorized

8 Feb 18, 2009
Reply by Trapdoor2

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