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  • noun Plural form of banjoist.


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  • And with good reason: Virtuosity onstage Thursday could be assumed as much as admired, whether from banjoists Sammy Shelor, Kirk Sutphin and Steve Barr; flatpicking ace Josh Pickett; or Eddie Bond, who could seemingly handle every stringed instrument they could make room for on the touring bus.

    In concert: Music from the Crooked Road: Mountain Music of Virginia at Reston Center Stage

  • The new album (the second release on his new label, McCoy Tyner Music) is also cause for celebration; no one has done an album quite like this, in which a legendary jazz pianist matches wits with five leading guitarists (actually four leading guitar players and one of the world's few celebrity banjoists).

    'McCoy Tyner Style' Gets a Workout

  • With the help of a stellar cast of artists, bluesman and banjoists such as Corey Harris, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Guy Davis, Keb 'Mo' and New Orleans '"Papa" Don Vappie (There, I've worked New Orleans in again,) Taylor and these gentlemen run through choice material, some original and some traditional, that is both chilling and uplifting.

    Sal Nunziato: Good Listenin', Folks! Three CDs You Need To Buy

  • Though not perhaps for poor Noel, who is "stable" after an apparently well deserved; and rather popular among fiddlers, pipers, banjoists, dobro players, bodranists, all other accordianists; good kicking.

    Noel Hill: Here's Hoping For Full And Speedy Recovery

  • You could tell it was classical, because the banjo players were leaning back and chewing gum; and in New York restaurants only death or a classical speciality can stop banjoists.

    Uneasy Money

  • Great things had been prophesied for this youth in the days when he sat upon an empty treacle barrel with a long willow rod in his hand, a cocked hat on his head, a sword at his side -- a real sword once belonging to a little Bonaparte -- and fiddlers and banjoists beneath him.

    An Unpardonable Liar

  • An all-star team of banjoists if ever there was one.


  • For one thing, black musicians (and rural white musicians) were all but ignored until 1920, so that the surviving records of the first two decades offer a skewed picture in which brass bands, banjoists, whistlers, sentimentalists, mediocre classical song recitals and belabored jokes seem to be the dominant musical forms.

    Locust St.

  • Joining him on the album were a host of notable banjoists, including the father of bluegrass banjo, Earl Scruggs, comedian and musician Steve Martin, Béla Fleck, Alison Brown,

    Cybergrass Bluegrass Music News

  • Twenty Blackbirds "broke forth from the banjoists and singers.



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