20 Pieces from Briggs Banjo Instructor (Book + 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 on 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 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 ...more
Product Number:
22127M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
44
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9660-5
ISBN13:
978-07866-9660-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/27/2016
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 on 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 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 an online 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 
 
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