Banjo: An Illustrated History
(Book). The banjo is emblematic of American country music, and it is at the core of other important musical movements, including jazz and ragtime. The instrument has been adopted by many cultures and has been ingrained into many musical traditions, from Mento music in the Caribbean and dance music in Ireland. Virtuosos such as Bela Fleck have played Bach, African music, and Christmas tunes on the five-string banjo, and the instrument has had a resurgence in pop music with such acts a Mumford and Sons and the Avett Brothers. This book offers the first comprehensive, illustrated history of the banjo in its many forms. It traces the story of the instrument from its roots in West Africa to its birth in the Americas, through its coming of age in the Industrial Revolution and beyond. The book profiles the most important players and spotlights key luthiers and manufacturers. It features 100 "milestone instruments" with in-depth coverage, including model details and beautiful photos. It offers historical context surrounding the banjo through the ages, from its place in Victorian parlors and speakeasies through its role in the folk boom of the 1950s and 1960s to its place in the hands of songwriter John Hartford and comedian Steve Martin. Folk, jazz, bluegrass, country, and rock the banjo...
- Brand: Hal Leonard
- ASIN: 1495011240
- UPC: 888680047115
Deering Artisan Goodtime Special 5-String Resonator Banjo
Featuring Midnight Maple Fingerboard and Vintage Artisan inspired inlays! The vintage look and vibrant tone of the patented Goodtime Special tone ring set this banjo apart, as clearly louder than the Goodtime Two and great for playing in a band setting. The Artisan Goodtime Special has the look of an older banjo with the rich brown stain, Deering fiddle shaped peghead and planetary banjo tuners. The Artisan Goodtime Special can be heard with a sweet voice with sustain that compliments all the instruments in a band. Tuned to an open G Chord, with the spikes already installed, you can easily play in other keys. The stunning new Artisan Goodtime banjos epitomizes Greg Deering's lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Company - to make the best sounding, best playing, best looking, and best value U.S.A. made banjo that he possibly could. Pearloid vintage artisan style inlays pop off the new Midnight Maple fingerboard, while the peg head is adorned with a beautifully engraved design. The Artisan Goodtime Special banjo is an achievement in keeping the cost down while providing an instrument that will stay in tune and perform reliably because it is made with precision by skilled American craftsmen. Made efficiently at our factory in Spring Valley (San Diego area of California), this is a ...
- Brand: Deering
- ASIN: B01FWI2K20
- UPC: 840394013565
The Banjo Special
The Banjo Special by Arnie Naiman, Brian Taheny, Chris Coole, Chris QuinnWhen sold by Amazon.com, this product is manufactured on demand using CD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
- ASIN: B0001WNX9C
- UPC: 775020467521
Give Me the Banjo
Product DescriptionIf any musical instrument can be said to be quintessentially American, it is the banjo. GIVE ME THE BANJO is a musical odyssey through 300 years of American history and culture, featuring contemporary banjo masters such as Pete Seeger, Earl Scruggs, Bela Fleck, Taj Mahal, Mike Seeger, Alison Brown, Sonny Osborn, Don Vappie, Cynthia Sayer and Abby Washburn in interviews and performances, combined with rare archival footage, stills, recordings and first-hand narratives.
- ASIN: B0071BY2PU
- UPC: 767685268513
Beginner Banjo Lessons
- ASIN: B01MQQ8PYP
- ASIN: B000W1TJW2
Dueling Banjos - Banjo Video & Tabs
- ASIN: B01NGYZS9M
1998 Nintendo Of America, Inc. Nintendo/Rareware Banjo-Kazooie Toys "R" Us The New Adventure Begins June 30, 1998 VHS Tape (Special Promotional VHS
1998 Nintendo Of America, Inc. Nintendo/Rareware 1998 Nintendo Of America, Inc. Nintendo/Rareware Banjo-Kazooie Toys "R" Us The New Adventure Begins June 30, 1998 VHS Tape (Special Promotional VHS Tape)
- Brand: Nintendo
- ASIN: B005IT7UZQ
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts [First Print Limited Edition] [Japan
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts [First Print Limited Edition] Japanese Format (NTSC-J). Box,package,
- Brand: Microsoft
- ASIN: B001H0GE6Q
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