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For Sale: The Swinging Solos Of Elmer Snowden: The Rediscovered Jazz Age Banjo Star

Posted By: cnsayer (+2) | Rate Member
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This book offers transcriptions of Elmer Snowden’s swinging jazz solos from his "Harlem Banjo!" album, along with biographical information and some rare photos/memorabilia.

For Banjo (all tunings!), also vetted by leading pros as perfect for Guitar & Mandolin!

Each solo is written twice:
- in Elmer Snowden’s G Tuning (GDAE)
- in Standard C Tuning (CGDA)

"A valuable addition to the trad jazz/banjo/guitar literature!"
— HOWARD ALDEN, Jazz Guitarist & Banjoist

"I knew about Elmer Snowden. But now, I know a lot more about Elmer Snowden. I'm going to learn every solo in this book. Thank you, Cynthia!"
— DON VAPPIE, Jazz Banjoist

If you have any questions about these transcriptions, please feel free to contact Cynthia Sayer either through her website ( or BHO.

- It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
- Doin’ The New Lowdown
- Runnin’ Wild
- Diga Diga Doo
- Them There Eyes
- Tishomingo Blues
- C-Jam Blues
- Sweet Georgia Brown
- Alabamy Bound
- Twelfth Street Rag
- Bugle Call Rag
- Dear Old Southland


United States, New York, NY, 10023


USA: $3.75 Media mail/$12.00 Priority; Canada: $22.50; Overseas: $26.50

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