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20 Pieces From Briggs Banjo Instructor Arranged For Ukulele

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SKU:
254512T
UPC:
9780786696604
Genre:
Folk & World
Genre:
Blues & Jazz
Notation:
Staff, Tablature
Publisher:
Mel Bay
20 Pieces From Briggs Banjo Instructor Arranged For Ukulele

20 Pieces From Briggs Banjo Instructor Arranged For Ukulele

20 Pieces From Briggs Banjo Instructor Arranged For Ukulele. Learn fashionable and evocative tunes from 19th-century America! Originally collected for the fretless minstrel banjo, many of these tunes were taught to Tom Briggs in Southern plantations, and are the sound of a new, vibrant America. Mixing early Black banjo music, with European dances, a new popular music was born, which, in the following decades, would to mature into ragtime and jazz.

Rob MacKillop arranged these pieces for fingerstyle ukulele. They sound great on either a standard uke or on a banjo ukulele. Includes access to audio recording containing performances of all 20 pieces by Rob MacKillop on a banjo ukulele.

Briggs’ Breakdown 
Briggs’ Corn Shucking Jig
Briggs’ Reel 
Carney Jig
Camptown Hornpipe
Carry Me Back to Old Virginny
Circus Jig
The Congo Prince Jig
Dance, Boatman, Dance
Dearest Mae
Ephraim’s Lament
Ethiopian Cracovienne
Hard Times
Jim Along Josey 
Keemo Kimo 
Lucy Neal
Mary Blane
Miss Lucy Long
Old Johnny Boker
Sebastopol Breakdown