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Banjo's Caribbean and African Roots Explored in Teaching International Event

Greg Adams
12/11/2008 —

Award-winning musician Greg Adams presented his research on the Caribbean and African roots of the banjo, illustrated with demonstrations on authentic and reproduction instruments.  Maryland-based Mr. Adams has done extensive research on banjo roots and styles.

For more information, visit his and other web sites:
http://www.banjodatabase.org/: prototype database
www.myspace.com/banjoroots: banjo roots cyber-outreach
www.myspace.com/banjargreg: Greg's personal MySpace page
http://www.loc.gov/folklife/guides/Banjo.html: field recordings at the Library of Congress

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