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Merry Christmas To All
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Wishing all members a Merry Christmas. I am sharing two Christmas tunes from the pages of BMG with added Tablature.Continue

Tags: Silent, Night, Gentlemen, Merry, Rest

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trapdoor2 Dec 24, 2021.

H. C. Blackmar Practical Banjo Method Book 1 & 2

The Practical Banjo Method Books 1 & 2 by H. C. Blackmar have been added to the BANJO TUTOR BOOKS library. Also "Ten Favourite Banjo Tunes" compiled and arranged by H. C. Blackmar; and "H. C.…Continue

Tags: Method, Banjo

Started Dec 18, 2021

Banjo On Record
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I came across this reference book on records featuring banjo. It has an introduction detailing the pioneers of recorded banjo music and is a free download. Here's the link - …Continue

Tags: Recordings, Banjo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brett Lowe Nov 17, 2021.

L. Gatcomb Story
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In the Gatcomb Banjo Registry site is a link to an article detailing the life and mysterious disappearance of L. Gatcomb in 1899. It's a strange tale. Here's page 1 of the article. You can read the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jody Stecher May 14, 2021.

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Trapdoor2 replied to Edward Bettega's discussion Merry Christmas To All
"That's me and my Windsor #1 ZB... Merry Christmas to one and all!"
Dec 24, 2021
thereallyniceman replied to Edward Bettega's discussion Merry Christmas To All
"Thank you Ed and a Merry Christmas to you too!"
Dec 24, 2021
Edward Bettega posted a discussion

Merry Christmas To All

Wishing all members a Merry Christmas. I am sharing two Christmas tunes from the pages of BMG with added Tablature.See More
Dec 24, 2021
Edward Bettega posted a discussion

H. C. Blackmar Practical Banjo Method Book 1 & 2

The Practical Banjo Method Books 1 & 2 by H. C. Blackmar have been added to the BANJO TUTOR BOOKS library. Also "Ten Favourite Banjo Tunes" compiled and arranged by H. C. Blackmar; and "H. C. Blackmar's Banjo Duets" part 3 - 12 No.s Dance and Modern Opera. I found these on the Library of Congress web page. Some pages were missing but may be blank because all the pieces and exercises listed in the contents, page 33 of Book 2, are present.See More
Dec 18, 2021
Brett Lowe replied to Edward Bettega's discussion Banjo On Record
"Thanks you so much.  I have the original version, but this revised edition and as a pdf is a great resourse"
Nov 17, 2021
Edward Bettega posted a discussion

Banjo On Record

I came across this reference book on records featuring banjo. It has an introduction detailing the pioneers of recorded banjo music and is a free download. Here's the link - https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/Banjo_on_Record.pdfSee More
Oct 30, 2021
Edward Bettega replied to Ethan Schwartz's discussion Music for banjo orchestra
"Thanks for the link to forgotten wisdom. What a great site. I've seen lots of ads in old journals such as Crescendo, Cadenza and S. S. Stewart's for banjo orchestra music. I haven't been able able to find any in the digital domain. I…"
Jul 26, 2021
Jody Stecher replied to Edward Bettega's discussion L. Gatcomb Story
"There have been several discussions about him on this forum which you can find using the search function in the upper right hand corner. He kept company with shady characters and it was said he had been seen to walk through walls as well. And that…"
May 14, 2021
Edward Bettega replied to Edward Bettega's discussion L. Gatcomb Story
"What was Parke Hunter's story?"
May 14, 2021
Jody Stecher replied to Edward Bettega's discussion L. Gatcomb Story
"Yikes, L Gatcomb gives Parke Hunter serious competition in the Shady Living In the Margins.   My first banjo was a Gatcomb. It had inlaid markers instead of frets. It was a nice well-made banjo. My dad bought it for me when I was 12. We found…"
May 13, 2021
Edward Bettega posted a discussion

L. Gatcomb Story

In the Gatcomb Banjo Registry site is a link to an article detailing the life and mysterious disappearance of L. Gatcomb in 1899. It's a strange tale. Here's page 1 of the article. You can read the whole thing by following the link below - https://gatcombbanjoregistry.weebly.com/lincoln-b-gatcomb.htmlSee More
May 13, 2021
Edward Bettega and Brett Lowe are now friends
Jan 18, 2021
Edward Bettega replied to Brett Lowe's discussion Banjo in New Zealand 1860 - 1940
"Here's a clipping from S. S. Stewart that I have in my collection -New%20Zealand%20Stewart-107-10.pdf"
Jan 9, 2021
Edward Bettega replied to Milwaukee Matzen's discussion Books on history of classic banjo? And, CD’s of classic banjo music?
"I think "The Banjo in the Nineteenth Century" is worth having. I found it very informative. Lots of good quality pictures. The primary focus is the refinement in banjo construction and the popularisation of the instrument. Another book I…"
Dec 25, 2020
Edward Bettega posted a discussion

Acme Banjo Method

Please be advised that the Acme Banjo Method has been added to the Banjo Tutor Books Collection. It is A notation and the author is N. P. B. Curtiss. A number of the tunes from it have been transposed by me to C and Ian has added them to the music library. The rest will follow in the near future.See More
Dec 18, 2020
Edward Bettega replied to Joel Hooks's discussion E. W. Mackney's Banjo Tutor
"Yes I did. There a few tunes that seem to be unique to Mackney -  Choose To Be A Daisy Darkies' Christmas Day Di, Di, Di! Peter Gray Sally Come Up The Washington Post March"
Dec 17, 2020

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