20 Pieces from Briggs Banjo Instructor (eBook + Online Audio)
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 ban ...more
Product Number:
22127BCDEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
44
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1296-5
ISBN13:
978-16191-1296-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/29/2011
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. The audio recording contains performances of all 20 pieces by Rob MacKillop on a banjo ukulele. Includes access to online audio.
20 Pieces from Briggs Banjo Instructor

Briggs’ Breakdown ....................................................................................................................................4
Briggs’ Corn Shucking Jig ........................................................................................................................5
Briggs’ Reel ................................................................................................................................................6
Carney Jig ..................................................................................................................................................7
Camptown Hornpipe ................................................................................................................................8
Carry Me Back to Old Virginny ................................................................................................................9
Circus Jig..................................................................................................................................................10
The Congo Prince Jig................................................................................................................................11
Dance, Boatman, Dance ..........................................................................................................................12
Dearest Mae ............................................................................................................................................13
Ephraim’s Lament....................................................................................................................................14
Ethiopian Cracovienne ............................................................................................................................15
Hard Times ..............................................................................................................................................16
Jim Along Josey ......................................................................................................................................17
Keemo Kimo ............................................................................................................................................18
Lucy Neal..................................................................................................................................................19
Mary Blane ..............................................................................................................................................20
Miss Lucy Long ........................................................................................................................................21
Old Johnny Boker....................................................................................................................................22
Sebastopol Breakdown ............................................................................................................................23
About the Author ....................................................................................................................................24
 
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