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Category Archives: Banjo
Ok.. I tried to contain myself and keep this from coming out, but here is Bill Evans’ of Fretboard Journal giving the 14 minute history of the banjo. Where it goes from here we’ll have to wait and see, kind … Continue reading
To end the IBMA Awards show last Thursday evening, Steve Martin gave an emotional tribute to Earl Scruggs which was followed by a huge banjo tribute. If you didn’t attend or watch the awards show live here is a video … Continue reading
The Gatcomb banjo was built in 1898 in Boston. Here is a video, some photos and sounds of the instrument.