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Recommend me some new pieces
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I'm looking for beautiful, nostalgic pieces like You and a Canoe and At Sunset (by Grimshaw), Rose Leaves Gavotte and Pompadour (by Morley), etc. Does anybody know of similar pieces that they could…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jocko MacNelly Sep 1.

Cello banjo for sale and Parke Hunter banjo for sale

I forgot to mention that in addition to the other classic banjos I have for sale, I have a large cello banjo that I'd part with. The rim is about 18'' in diameter and it has a long scale length. It's…Continue

Started Jun 23

Banjos for sale (Weavers and Cammeyer).
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I'm selling a handful of really great banjos for classic style. This time around I am willing to ship. For sale is:11" Weaver 10.75" Weaver (a stunner- don't let the size fool you)12" Weaver with new…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Cohen Jul 3.

Weaver banjos for sale
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I have a large collection of banjos made by Alfred Weaver that I'm considering downsizing a bit, and I'm curious how much interest there is in the U.S. for them before I bother to list them. I'd be…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jody Stecher May 23.

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John Cohen replied to thereallyniceman's discussion OUR NEW DATABASE OF ORIGINAL RECORDINGS IS NOW LIVE !
"Hi Ian, everything seems to be working now- thanks for uploading all of these! Another question- do you have lossless versions of the files?"
Sep 5
John Cohen replied to thereallyniceman's discussion OUR NEW DATABASE OF ORIGINAL RECORDINGS IS NOW LIVE !
"That might be it! Mendelssohn's Concerto played by Burt Earle is also not working, and it's got an apostrophe. "
Sep 2
John Cohen replied to thereallyniceman's discussion OUR NEW DATABASE OF ORIGINAL RECORDINGS IS NOW LIVE !
"This is great Ian- thanks! I'm Getting some errors when trying to download the tracks. For example, I get the following message when trying to download Sycopatin' Shuffle by Brenda Auden: <br /><b>Notice</b>: …"
Sep 2
Jocko MacNelly replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"btw Steve your arrangements are wonderful."
Sep 1
Jocko MacNelly replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"Hi Steve, Yeah I could have easily looked it up first. Guess you could say I was "triggered!" :o)"
Sep 1
Steve Harrison replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"Hi Jocko.....No, it is Dixie in name only, have a listen to the midi in the library. It's a delightful piece of music written by Harry Lincoln which he has described as a rag caprice. It in no way resembles the Dixie of which you have spoken. I…"
Aug 31
Jocko MacNelly replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"Never mind, I went and looked it up myself. My immediate reaction was based on years of playing music professionally in Virginia (US), where people requested "Dixie" for the express purpose of harassing the black guys in the band. More…"
Aug 31
Jocko MacNelly replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"Is this Dixie, as in "wish I was in the land of cotton" Dixie? If so I would implore you to give it a pass. "
Aug 31
Steve Harrison replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"If I can add my two pennies worth, have a listen/look at 'Dixie published in 1910 by Harry Lincoln. It's a delightful tune and is described by Lincoln as a rag caprice. My arrangement, which I did some years ago, is available in the…"
Aug 31
marc dalmasso replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"from what said my dad , my grandfather Always used to whistle Fascination waltz ….. so , this one is on my future work list….."
Aug 31
Joel Hooks replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"I like "The Stars are Shining", Grimshaw.  As mentioned, there are plenty if you comb through Cammeyer's stuff. Bradbury's "Romance" is nice, as is his "Balled in Eb" in the 61 book."
Aug 30
carrie horgan replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"Good choices.  It's hard to beat 'At Sunset' for a romantic, descriptive piece.  The two 'Black-Tie Banjo' albums have some lovely Alfred Cammeyer selections.  I particularly like: 'Serenade' and…"
Aug 30
thereallyniceman replied to John Cohen's discussion Recommend me some new pieces
"My entry to the world's most syrupy Classic Banjo tune, apart from You and  A Canoe,  goes to Fascination Waltz. This was an arrangement by Steve Harrison and myself. Here is my mawkish, mellifluous performance on Youtube.…"
Aug 30
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Recommend me some new pieces

I'm looking for beautiful, nostalgic pieces like You and a Canoe and At Sunset (by Grimshaw), Rose Leaves Gavotte and Pompadour (by Morley), etc. Does anybody know of similar pieces that they could recommend?See More
Aug 30
John Cohen and Jerron Paxton are now friends
Jul 19
John Cohen replied to John Cohen's discussion Banjos for sale (Weavers and Cammeyer).
"The Weaver is still available."
Jul 3

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At 7:54 on October 4, 2016, Jonathan klass said…

Hi John

Thanks for the friend  invitation. I feel at home in this forum because it has a cultured feel and a sense of history amongst its members. A lot of other fiorums feel like a big fight.I look forward to interesting topics on this forum

Jonathan

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