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Yokohama Banjo Festival 2020 Now live streaming!!
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[Yokohama Banjo Festival2020]Now live streaming!!In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, we decided to have a live show with no audience at this year's Yokohama Banjo Festival.We think that…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by thereallyniceman Jun 28.

Reuben Reubens Paper Collection Released
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All Classic Banjo Ning FansI 'm Satoshi Hara (Samurai Banjo), a Japanese banjo player and member of the Classic Banjo Ning.I 'm always looking forward to entertaining and enjoying the huge amount of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard William Ineson Jun 7.

Do you know anyone about Salvatore Di Grazia of Brooklyn?
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Does anyone know about the Austrian banjo player John Gorman who was in Japan around 1910?
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Hello everyoneDoes anyone know about the Austrian banjo player Mr.John Gorman who was in Japan around 1910?This is a concert program planned by John Gorman with Japanese in 1912.…Continue

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Samurai Banjo replied to Carl Anderton's discussion Frank Converse on Horace Weston.
"Banjo player Sam Pride's banjo recognized by Mark Twain. http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/forum/topics/forgotten-players-in-the-famous-twain-quote?overrideMobileRedirect=1&xg_raw_resources=1 That was made by Charles Morrell, in 1863. "…"
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":-) I guess you're right. Can't say I particularly like the look of them either. I was just curious if there's something special about them."
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"I don't know, they will have been some 'new improved, louder. heavier, juicier inlays, more powerful, the most expensive, model,etc. I seem to remember an article in the B.M.G. about the MSQ, probably Bill Brewer in the 1950s mentioning…"
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"Thanks alot for that information, Richard! The question still remains, though: what kind of banjos are those? :-)"
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Richard William Ineson commented on Samurai Banjo's photo
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"The MSQ also made  a few records, before WW!, for the German BEKA company. 'The Dear Little Shamrock' and 'Terence's Farewell to Kathleen' B5202, 'In the Good Old Summertime' B5201, 'Old Folks at…"
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Richard William Ineson commented on Samurai Banjo's photo
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"There is also some interesting information about the MSQ in this article published in the Australian magazine 'Everyone's' in…"
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"Here's a bit of information from the obituary of John Stavordale Emes-Thomas, a drummer who died in 2012:There were several members of the family who were classical musicians of a very high calibre. Some appeared as circus acts, others rose to…"
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"Richard William Ineson wrote "there is no end to what you can do with a banjo".   I agree wholeheartedly and I disagree with the widespread opinion about the banjo's limitations. It is the imagination of the banjo's critics…"
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"Perhaps the statement should be "there is no end to what you can do to a banjo."? Tremolo with a leather pick was Farland's thing too."
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"If my memory is still holding up I think that they were famous for playing their repertoire is four part harmony plus harp, on their banjos. I may have one of their arrangements of a lullaby I think. I also seem to remember that they played…"
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"Is that a regular banjo with a hollow zither banjo neck? (well, it wouldn't be a zither banjo neck then, would it! :-) )"
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"Hm. The Donkey Laugh on a port-hole zither mandolin banjo (a "Zandjo...?). That should be interesting... :-)"
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"What kind of banjos are those? Some kind of top tension variant? (no, I don't mean the big banjo in the middle, with the many strings... :-) )"
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"Thank you so much Satoshi!  That was a beautiful piece of music played with such great feeling. 5***** from me and now I will listen to you again."
Aug 30
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"Bravo! Well done! This is the first time I've heard one of the pieces from this Folio actually played. I have always thought that the Hamilton Folio was a time capsule waiting to be opened. Since I bought it 20yrs ago (or more, I can't…"
Aug 30

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Film release in all US from today!!

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I Introduce the movie.

Starting today in the United States



Trailer:scene I play the banjo

https://twitter.com/lilzombiesmovie/status/1281030556281712640?s=21



in the New York Times:…

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Posted on July 9, 2020 at 22:03

 
 
 

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