banjo

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

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11) Regardless of which race first played banjo and fiddle together, African Americans certainly influenced the sound and repertoire of the early minstrel groups by teaching the first generation of white banjoists how to play.
Conway argues, convincingly, that early minstrels and string band musicians borrowed banjo techniques, tuning methods, some songs, and some tunes from the same source: African American banjoists.
There were also regular guest appearances from banjoists Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, who performed the immortal theme song The Ballad Of Jed Clampett.
And a hugely popular weekly happening at Zig's is the every-Wednesday appearance of the San Fernando Valley Banjo Band of 13 or 14 banjoists performing in the bar from 7 to 9 p.
Marilyn Goold's Hagley logo; The Midlands Fretted Orchestra with leader Danielle Saxon Reeves (front) one of only five known classical banjoists in the world - and the only woman in that select company