The Frumious Banjitar

What’s in a Name? Sometimes a lot of shaming and resentment. This includes the name “banjitar,” which a certain class of musicians has used to stress that 6-string banjo players aren’t real banjo players. The name needs to be retired. For one thing, the implication that 6-string banjos aren’t “real”…

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The Two Tenors

This is an account of two well-used student tenor banjos I recently adopted for a demonstration, plus an account of how I put them to use in a workshop at a local festival. It’s provided here as a background to anyone considering a similar experiment with 4-strings, and for your…

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About Banjo Choices – Event

If you’ve visited my Folk- and Acoustic-focused web page CreekDontRise.com, you probably know that I have a lot of resources for helping people choose the most appropriate banjo for them. On August 13, I’m scheduled to do a short workshop on that topic at a local Folk, Acoustic, and Indie…

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