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The Banjo Entertainers: Roots to Ragtime - A Banjo History

By: Schreyer, Lowell H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Minnesota Heritage Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2032365

ISBN: 0971316899

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Bottom corner curls forward very slightly. 2007 Trade Paperback. xv, 269 pp. Bibliography and numerous helpful indices follow text. This book focuses on the hundreds of banjoists who made their living as professional entertainers in years ranging from the minstrel period of the early 1800s into the ragtime era leading into the 20th Century. The book also touches on related areas in the banjo's development. Author Lowell H. Schreyer, a former newspaper reporter, relied heavily on the products of his profession in tracing careers and performing routes of the... View more info