banjo


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a stringed instrument of the guitar family that has long neck and circular body

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He was often pictured with his banjo but has now said he can no longer play it as he prepares to travel across the United States by rail for a new ITV series.
In addition to the main acts there will also be several poetry and trad sessions, storytelling and banjo chats.
"With all the things we have to consider for an expedition of this length, I didn't think that learning how to play the banjo would be high on my list of priorities, but linking up with The Great British Banjo Company has not only made that a reality, it's added a new dimension to ITACE.
She later saw the advert that Mr Martin had posted after Banjo first went missing, and contacted him.
Banjo is also called 'bulbultarang' in South and West Asia.
John Rumble, senior historian of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, said Mainer's two-finger style helped make the banjo more prominent in old-time, or early country music.
Details of how Jeremiah builds his banjo add an intriguing, original dimension and Fagan's own love of the instrument shines through.
The presentations and workshops were based on some of the latest research into nineteenth century banjo culture as well as interpretations of music, technique, and repertoire published and compiled in period sources.
When he sees his smashed banjo Papa shouts 'You're going to bed and you're not to have a spot of dinner'.
If there is a human race here in a hundred years, banjo is going to
By neck, he was talking about the fretboard of his gold-plated banjo. Bradley, a local bluegrass teacher, swapped parts with famous bluegrass man Walter Hensley.
"I play banjo and in Britain it's easy to get away with playing banjo because you don't often see it on UK stages," says the 21-year-old, who will be with the band at Birmingham Glee Club tomorrow.
Throw Down Your Heart documents a journey through Uganda, Tanzania, Gambia, and Mali that began when banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck decided to take his instrument back to its roots.
Music became his passion, and the banjo in particular caught his attention.
Picturing the Banjo accompanied an exhibition that originated from the Palmer Museum of Art at the Pennsylvania State University in March-June 2006.