from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who plays the banjo.

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  • noun One who plays a banjo.


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  • "Tell the Way" will be performed here by Mr. Muhly in collaboration with the 75-member Brooklyn Youth Chorus, the new-music string group ACME, banjoist Sam Amidon, sitar player Bishi and guitarist Bryce Dessner of the National.

    Avant Bards Onstage

  • "It certainly is one of the biggies of Irish music summer schools each year and is part of the working musician's calendar of choice," noted John Carty, a renowned fiddler and banjoist living in Boyle, Ireland, who will be teaching at CIAW for the second time.

    The Green Hills of the Catskills

  • It's indicative of Ms. Kilgore's artistic generosity that the first "voice" we hear on the opening and title track is a trombone solo by Dan Barrett, followed by guitarist-banjoist-vocalist Eddie Erickson.

    Little-Known Stars Step Into the Light

  • "It was challenging before the storm," said guitarist and banjoist Detroit Brooks, who plays regularly in several bands.

    New Orleans, 5 Years On

  • In 1973 Jones discovered the bodies of fellow banjoist and TV scarecrow David "Stringbean" Akeman and Akeman's wife who had been murdered in a robbery at their home in Tennessee more about that here.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Instead, his songs enjoy wonderfully textured string accompaniment -- courtesy of mandolinist and fiddler John Teer, banjoist Chandler Holt and upright bassist Greg Readling -- and flawless harmonic vocal arrangements.

    Music review of Chatham County Line at Jammin Java

  • Singer and banjoist Abigail Washburn is "caught between two worlds": her passion for Chinese culture/language and her American roots.

    Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin: Dog Ears Music: Volume Twenty-Three

  • Welsh and Steven "S" Herbert (S plays 20 instruments, and M.A. is a banjoist, artist/writer, and singer) from Carlisle/Bristol, U.K.

    Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin: Dog Ears Music: Volume Twenty-Seven

  • I met Mike around 1980 at the home of the great fiddler and banjoist Tommy Jarrell in North Carolina.

    Mike Seeger Cleared Paths, Showed Us The Way

  • Founded in Philadelphia in 1993 by singer/songwriter and guitarist/banjoist David Bielanko, bassist Danny Metz, and drummer Ronnie Vance (only Bielanko remains with the group).

    Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin: Dog Ears Music: Volume Forty-Five


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