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Callous Thumb
Banjo Newsletter (2014) Vol. 41, No. 7, pp. 2, 4, 32, 34
... This article comments and reports on a wide range of topics that concern banjos, banjo players and banjo music. ...
Callous Thumb
Banjo Newsletter (2014) Vol. 41, No. 10, pp. 2-3, 20
... This article notes and comments on numerous topics related to banjo music, banjos as instruments ... , events featuring the banjo, publications and recordings also featuring banjos. ...
... -string banjo. Examines current role of five-string banjo and tenor banjo in Celtic music, and ... contrasts the uses of "single-string" style and banjo rolls for five-string banjo players who play Celtic music. ...
... This recording of Irish traditional music, bluegrass music, and old-time Americana banjo music is reviewed (We Banjo 3). ...
Classic Banjo
Banjo Newsletter (1997) Vol. 24, No. 12, pp. 26-27
... Traces the history of the finger-style banjo, also known as classic banjo and discusses the music ... written for this instrument. Includes the music of the 19th-century piece "Cigarette Polka" by Alfred Cammeyer written for classic banjo. ...
... National Banjo Championship. Quotes Smith on his early music lessons and interest in the melodic banjo ... Interviews bluegrass banjo player Sonny Smith, discussing his strategy for winning the 1998 ... playing style, Eric Weissberg's influence on his playing, his experiences winning banjo and fiddle ...
The Banjo in 1999
Banjo Newsletter (2000) Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 10, 12-14
... Discusses events in banjo music history during 1999, considering the "shifting or reclaimed ... " identities of many banjo players and fans. Considers landmark recordings by Béla Fleck, Tony Trischka ... , and Tony Furtado, and the rising European banjo scene. ...
... Describes the construction and playing of a fretless banjo. Notes songs that sound good on a fretless banjo and the use of capo. ...
Adams County Banjo
Banjo Newsletter (2005) Vol. 32, No. 8, pp. 42-43
... The tablature for "Chicken on the Banjo" is presented. ...
... The clawhammer banjo tablature for "Sail Away Ladies"presented and discussed. ...
... This instructional CD for banjo players (Huber Banjos and Stelling Banjo Works) is reviewed. Sheet music from the anthology is given. ...
... Wade's banjo recording is reviewed track by track (Smithsonian Folkways). ...
... A recording of fiddle tunes by clawhammer banjo player Adam Hurt is reviewed (Ubiquitone). ...
Review: "Earth Tones"
Banjo Newsletter (2011) Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 23-24
... A recording of banjo music featuring banjo player Adam Hurt is reviewed (Ubiquitone). ...
... This collection of folk songs for banjo is reviewed. ...
Improvisation: Melodic Style
Banjo Newsletter (2016) Vol. 43, No. 7, pp. 11
... Improvisation in melodic-style banjo is discussed, and musical examples are provided. ...
Banjo Meltdown
Tennessee Folklore Society Bulletin (1995) Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 38
... Reviews documentary video produced by the Tennessee Banjo Institute and the Tennessee Folklore ... Society featuring 45 banjoists, and including history, interviews and performances from the 1992 Tennessee Banjo Institute. ...
Daniel Koulack
Banjo Newsletter (2009) Vol. 36, No. 7, pp. 24-27
... An interview with Canadian bluegrass banjo player Daniel Koulack is presented. Koulack discusses ... his three main banjos, the Big Banjo (1965), the Ornate Banjo (2007), and the Little Giant (1993). Tablature for his banjo tune "The Lion's Den" is included. ...
... Discusses several old-model banjos, including the Vega Whyte Laydie, a fretless banjo from around 1890, and a fretless gourd banjo. ...
... two axioms: (1) playing banjo music begins with hearing banjo music and (2) the banjo is primarily a ... The first installment in a series about playing rhythmic clawhammer banjo discusses the following ... rhythm instrument. The author's banjo tablature for the traditional tune "Cousin Sally Brown" is included. ...