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Uke and Banjo: 2 great tastes that taste great together...?
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Joined: Apr 15, 2004
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From: Springfield, Ohio
Posted: 2005-08-15 10:15 am   Permalink

Recently a friend of mine who has a background in Folk, Blues, and Bluegrass expressed an interest in accompanying my uke playing with his own Banjo playing. Has anyone here tried this?

I have some knowlege of Uke being integrated with Banjo (there's even a Uke/Banjo hybrid intrument from this era) in 20's or 30's era American Folk music, but have never actually heard what it sounds like.

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Joined: Sep 17, 2003
Posts: 1438
From: Volcanic area of France
Posted: 2005-08-15 1:32 pm   Permalink

Banjo & Uke sounds very well together. Also, the Banjolele is a really great instrument, and George Formby is an excellent musician and singer playing it. You should check out his albums

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Rum Numb Davey
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Joined: Jul 17, 2005
Posts: 204
From: Phoenix, AZ
Posted: 2005-08-15 3:20 pm   Permalink

Agreed, George Formby was a brilliant musician. Once the highest paid in the UK!
Check out this interesting article:
Just finished a bottle of Havana Club Anejo 3 Anos, which was excellantly suited for many rum cocktails!

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