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Charles Trent - The Sound Of A 5 String Banjo FLAC album

Performer: Charles Trent
Genre: Folk and World music
Title: The Sound Of A 5 String Banjo
Country: US
Released: 1962
FLAC version ZIP size: 1884 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1725 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1968 mb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 612

The Sound Of A 5 String Banjo (Album). Smash Records (4). US. 1962. Roy Clark And Buck Trent - Banjo Bandits (Album). MCA Records, ABC Records.

And if you just enjoy the sound of the banjo, you'll find Steve's mastery of both Scruggs and clawhammer styles impressive. And, as you might have guessed, this will give you a real case of Happy Feet. Where the earlier album had some pretty wild, outside-the-box bluegrass arrangements for banjo and flute, this new CD is usually more traditional in instrumentation - lots of guitar and mandolin breaks, for example. One cool exception is "Saga of the Old West", which Martin says was inspired in part by Ravi Shankar. The middle break really does push the envelope with a sitar-style banjo groove, with tablas and Indian-sounding woodwinds coming in for the end. Pretty far-out thinking that betrays Steve Martin's 1960s roots. I have only two gripes about the record.

Martin's album and it's his vision all the way. He even takes a very successful shot at frailing the banjo with the lovely and modal "Clawhammer Medley," the one non-original here. Everyone knows that Martin can be very funny, but The Crow isn't a joke. It's a first-class banjo album. One wonders if entering an archery tournament is next on this talented performer's agenda. Here's guessing Martin's probably pretty good at that, too.

The 5-string banjo has one string (the "5th string") that is 5 frets shorter than the other four. It extends from the bridge to a small "nut" at the 5th fret. In the common G major banjo tuning the strings are tuned to the following notes, starting with the 1st string: D4, B3, G3, D3, G4. Note that the 5th string is higher in pitch than the other four. It is the convention for TAB notation that a "0" on any string stands for the "open" or unfretted string. This is true for the 5th string also, even though it only extends to the 5th fret

Redirected from Banjo string). The banjo is a four-, five-, or six-stringed instrument with a thin membrane stretched over a frame or cavity as a resonator, called the head, which is typically circular. The membrane is typically made of plastic, although animal skin is still occasionally used. Early forms of the instrument were fashioned by Africans in the United States, adapted from African instruments of similar design.

Initially it may call to mind country and bluegrass music, but you may be surprised to learn that artists from The Pogues to the E Street Band have crafted memorable melodies on these distinct instruments. You would think that choosing a set of strings would be a simple process, but you wouldn't be entirely correct. Maybe you're more interested in the sounds of a specific artist. If that's the case you will almost certainly be interested in the Earl Scruggs strings from Gibson. Scruggs name is practically synonymous with the banjo and these strings are crafted with the excellent note definition that is signature to his style.

The sound waves aren't getting trapped between you and the banjo, which makes a pretty big difference. Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead. The Music Farm is an Authorized Deering Dealer. 2003 Deering Maple Blossom 5 string banjo. This also includes a nice hardshell case. This is a gorgeous banjo that has been well taken care of and is set up to play and sound incredible. Deering Artisan Goodtime Openback 5 String Banjo Made in the USA with Warranty.


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Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MGS 27017 Charles Trent* The Sound Of A 5 String Banjo ‎(LP, Album) Smash Records MGS 27017 US 1962
MGS 27017 Charles Trent* The Sound Of A 5 String Banjo ‎(LP, Album) Smash Records MGS 27017 US 1962