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

  • The banjo died with an era in 1929, and the sweet and versatile guitar took over and stayed with the youngsters, who never knew what real banjo beat was.
  • Bela Fleck takes the banjo from bluegrass into jazz and beyond.
  • A banjo strummer himself, Joel opened a club in Boston two years ago shortly after graduating from business school.
News & Articles

  • Rippin' into the Warped Tour
    90 acts are ready to rattle the Expo Center in June 16 show Scott McDougall plans to tear apart the Vans Warped Tour audience limb by limb. “You learn right off from the start to separate your limbs,” he adds. That’s right, McDougall uses all his limbs in his one-man act, which employs various combinations of kick drum, high hat, guitar, banjo and harmonica as he sings. “I try not to think about ...
    June 13, 2013 - Portland Tribune
  • Over 50 Club news, trips
    The next meeting of the Saint Francis Over 50 Club is June 13. The doors to Leonard Hall are open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 1:15. Matt Bochanski on the guitar and the banjo will entertain. Officers for the next two years will be installed.
    June 13, 2013 - Springfield Press
  • Layne Publications Announces the Release of New Mandolin Song Packages, Including a Traditional Favorite, “A Beautiful ...
    http://www.laynepublications.com/ is by far the most popular place to find bluegrass, gospel, folk, and seasonal song tabs for the guitar, mandolin, and banjo. They recently released several new song packages including “A Beautiful Life” for the Mandolin. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/new-free-features/layne-publications/prweb10828614.htm
    June 13, 2013 - PRWeb
Quotes

  • Scott Hocknull in Sydney Morning Herald
    Banjo was light and agile; he could run down most prey with ease over open ground,said Mr Hocknull, whose team's finds are published in the journal Public Library Of Science One.
  • Alec Baldwin in Los Angeles Times
    I don't play the banjo but I am thrilled to be hosting the Oscars -- it's the opportunity of a lifetime,said movie buff Baldwin in a statement.
  • Marty Stuart in Forbes
    All songs don't have to have words,said Marty Stuart in introducing Scruggs, 83, at Sunday's induction ceremony. "Some things are better left unsaid. With his fingers on the banjo, Earl provided a platform for the sounds they had going."

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