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Following are some 4-string and 5-string banjo related links that may be useful.
 
 
4-STRING BANJO LINKS:
 
WINELAND BANJO BAND - Music from Northern California Wine Country...

EAST BAY BANJO CLUB - Dedicated to the spirit of playing "Happy" banjo music...

SAN FRANCISCO BANJO BAND - Banjos in the Bay, sound clips and videos..

SACRAMENTO BANJO BAND - Events, Banjo-Rama, photos, recordings.....

PENINSULA BANJO BAND - Preserving the banjo for over 35 years...

SEATTLE BANJO CLUB - Schedules, photos, chat, and more.....

AUSTIN BANJO CLUB - Traditional banjo music for more than a quarter century...

DALLAS BANJO BAND - Musical arrangements with harmonies and rhythms...

TORONTO BANJO BAND - Plays the "Oldies" around the Ontario, Canada region...

ROSE CITY BANJOLIERS - Plectrum and tenor banjos, tubas and washboards...

RIVERBANK BANJO BAND - 4-String banjo music..........

ARIZONA BANJO BAND - We always have a good time......

HAPPY DAYS STRING BAND - "Mummers Music" in the Philadelphia Tradition ...

ST. LOUIS BANJO CLUB VIDEO - "Strive to keep this music alive and well"

LONG ISLAND BANJO SOCIETY - Playing banjos since 1963....

CENTRAL ILLINOIS BANJO CLUB - Encouraging other people to play the banjo...

DON STEVISON'S PLECTRUM BANJO PAGE - Includes tenor and guitar tuned info.....

PLECTRUM BANJO PLAYER'S GUIDE - Dave Frey's book and CD's....

PATEK STYLE TENOR BANJO - Three-finger picking on the tenor banjo...

AMERICAN BANJO MUSEUM - Preservation of the Banjo...

BANJOSEEN WEBSITE - Lots of tenor and plectrum information ......

SEAN MOYSES BANJO ENTERTAINER - Banjo info. and sound clips; Produces Jazz Banjo Newsletter ......

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ CLUB OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - Preservation, and Promotion of Traditional Jazz ......

EDDIE PEABODY MOVIE - Watch a clip of Eddie playing St. Louis Blues....

MIKE CURRAO'S WEBSITE - Listen and watch Mike play the tenor banjo....

BURT BUTLER'S JAZZ PILGRIMS - Traditional jazz at its best with banjo...

REMEMBERING THE MARIN BANJO CLUB - Banjo Night At Cal's Steak House webpage.........

REMEMBERING THE MARIN BANJO CLUB - Watch the YouTube video.............

SCOTTY PLUMMER TRIBUTE TO FRANK VODICH - Watch the YouTube video........

CLAY LANDRAM PLAYS "BILL BAILEY" - Watch the YouTube video........

C. C. RICHELIEU PLAYS "SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES" - Watch the YouTube video........

TRIBUTE TO FRANK VODICH WEBPAGE - Includes sound clips of Frank playing........

EDDIE PEABODY WEBSITE BY SEAN MOYSES - Career, Music, Pictures, Videos and more........

JOHN GREEN AND AUSTIN FORD TV INTERVIEW - Amador City Banjo Festival 2014........

"4-STRING BANJO STARS" VIDEO - Features eight well known 4-string banjo players...........

"4-STRING BANJO MONTAGE" VIDEO - Lots of well known banjo players and songs...........

"4-STRING BANJO PARTY" VIDEO - More of some popular banjo players and songs..........

RALPH MARTIN "HOW WE GOT STARTED" - Southern California Banjo Band (video).....

"BANJOS SPECTACULAR" - Southern California Banjo Band (video).....

"4-STRING BANJO BAND REVIEW" - Six Banjo Bands perform (video).....

 

 

5-STRING BANJO LINKS: 

LEARN BANJO WITH BANJO BEN - Videos and Tabs for banjo players....

ELFSHOT BANJO - Beginners 5-string information, new site worth checking out.....

JAY BUCKEY MUSIC - How to buy a banjo, lots of free tab, excellent site.....

THE BANJO HANGOUT - Lots of variety.....5-string tabs, lessons and links....

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BLUEGRASS SOCIETY - See Calendar for local jams and events.........

THE BLUE SAGE TRIO - Folk songs of the west. Free clawhammer banjo tablature and instruction...

JACK BAKER'S - Fretted Instruments School of Guitar and Banjo - Lots of tab and midi files....

TUNES FOR CLAWHAMMER BANJO - Free tablature for 217 tunes by Charles I. Kelly....

HETZLER'S FAKEBOOK - Lots of banjo and fiddle midi tunes sorted by keys...

AMERICAN BANJO FRATERNITY - Keeping classic banjo music alive!....

HENDRICKS BANJOS - Hand-Crafted Instruments for All Playing Levels.....

 

 

SING-ALONG AND MIDI SITES:

PERFESSOR BILL EDWARDS - Resources, Midi, Lyrics, Lots of great music........

THE GUITAR GUY - Golden Classics with lyrics and chords ....

STEPHEN FOSTER SONGS - Midi collection with sheet music & lyrics.........

PUBLIC DOMAIN SONGS - Midi collections....

INTERNATIONAL LYRICS PLAYGROUND - Thousands of lyrics for pre 1980 tunes...

 

CHORD-FINDER LINKS:

CHORDWIZARD, MUSIC THEORY WEBSITE - Excellent chord and harmony info.....

4-STRING CHORD GENERATOR - Find and print out chords for lots of tunings......

CHORD FINDER - Find simple and advanced chords for various instrument tunings......

UKULELE CHORDFINDER AND PLAY-ALONG - Animated chord fingering.....

 

KIDS:

MUSIC TOGETHER - Early childhood music program in English & Japanese....

MUSIC RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS AND MORE! - Education and the continued appreciation of music.....

MUSIC EDUCATION - Resources and history for teaching music to kids.......

 

USEFUL LINKS:

BANJO HISTORY - All types of banjos are explained.......

BANJOS BY RENEE KARNES - Handcrafted banjos...

HENDRICKS BANJOS - Hand-Crafted Instruments for All Playing Levels

PLAYING 5-STRING AND 4-STRING ON SAME BANJO - Video by Jon Miller....

INTRODUCTION TO READING MUSIC - How to read music notation.....

VISION MUSIC EYE TEST - Test your music skills, chords, scales, theory, etc.....

VANBASCO'S MIDI PLAYER - Free Midi player with tempo and key change controls....

VINTAGE VIBE GUITARS - Great place for custom pickups for your tenor guitar......

MUSIC FOR THE NATION - American Sheet Music 1820-1885...

ROLL SCANNING - MIDI files from piano rolls, lots of old tunes....

DUKE UNIVERSITY, HISTORIC AMERICAN SHEET MUSIC - 1850-1920......

BANJO WORLD - Gallery of banjos and much more.....

UCLA MUSIC LIBRARY - Digital archives of Popular American Music.....

LESTER S. LEVY SHEET MUSIC COLLECTION - Digital archives of American Music.....

DISMUKE'S ELECTRONICALLY RECORDED PHONOGRAPH RECORDS - 1920s & 1930's

A JAZZ ANTHOLOGY - Here old time jazz on line with mp3 recordings......

SIMPLE ONLINE METRONOME (FREE) - Easy to use..................

CHORD TYPES EXPLAINED (Video).....

HOW TO READ MUSIC NOTATION  - Thanks to Mike Moxcey..........

SETTING A BANJO BRIDGE - Warren Yates and Donnie Little (Youtube Video).....

HOW TO ADJUST A "TENSIONATOR" BANJO TAILPIECE - For Bearclaw, Richelieu, Oettinger and others....

JIM BOTTORFF'S YOUTUBE PLAYLIST - Videos of songs which can be found on this website.......

THE BANJO SNOB - Ron Hinkle "Toward a more intellectual understanding of the banjo".........

Updated 7/24/17


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