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Got No Use For This Old Banjo :)

Saturday, January 20, 2018 2 comments

Happy Holidays Dec 2017

Sunday, December 10, 2017 1 comment

Clawhammer on Spotify

Sunday, November 5, 2017 Add Comment


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 4 comments

Chickens Crowin' At Midnight :)

Thursday, February 16, 2017 2 comments


Sunday, February 5, 2017 3 comments

Banjo Sampler 2016 :)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 3 comments

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Genre: Folk
Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Genre: Old Time
Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Genre: Old Time
Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

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Playing Since: 1963
maryzcox has made 4 recent additions to Banjo Hangout 

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Occupation: banjo

Gender: Female
My Instruments:
Deering Gabriella, Deering GDL Custom (mermaid inlay), Deering John Hartford Open Back,
Chuck Lee Custom, Cedar Mountain A2, Gibson RB250, Goldtone Elite Classic, Joe Masel cigarbox (Porkchop), Lame Horse 5 string open back, Recording King Ne Plus Ultra (openback), John Bowlin 1865 fretless, Ken Bloom 4 string banjo cello, Goldtone 5 string banjo cello, Cedar Mountain Banjo Uke

Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Bill Frisell, Smokey Robinson, Ry Cooder, Maria Muldair, John Balch, Mark Johnson, Arnie Naiman, Steve Martin, Roberto Dala Vechio, Kishi Bashi, Claire Lynch, Dan Crary, Robin Kessinger, Steve Kilby, Tim Gardner, the StingRays, Gail Anne Admundson, Arlo Guthrie, Billy Dean, Jerimiah McClain, the Curry's-- I'm only listing live musicians because all the dead ones get plenty of notice from everyone else. :)

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Created 2/24/2004
Last Visit 12/3/2018

Yes--recorded a brand new Banjo/fiddle & more CD with Tim Gardner in the North Carolina Mountains & Good Morning Banjo-- This is my 10th CD & my best ever --no click track, no loops, no punch ins--just upfront good banjo & wait till you hear Tim's fiddling :) It's on my website now :) Easy Clawhammer tab book too :) "You've simply got to appreciate how the vivacious drive and charismatic magnetism of Mary Z Cox's banjo and dulcimer playing draw us right into her old-timey music. " --Review in Sun209(Jan 2, 2012) by Joe Ross ************************************************************** Mary's 3 most recent cds, Girl With the Banjo Tattoo, Drumming On the Edge of Banjo, & Florida Banjo have all been added to the Pandora World Music Genome and are available for listening on Pandora radio. ***************************************************************************** Mary Z. Cox, a banjoholic with 17 banjos, has been playing since she was 12, and is a two time Florida champion. She has won old time music competitions on banjo, dulcimer, and string band in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and Tennessee and was chosen by Banjo Newsletter readers in 2006 as the fourth favorite clawhammer banjo player in the world. She has recorded 7 CDs, has written 6 banjo tab books, and has been published in Banjo Newsletter, Studio Magazine, Old Time Herald & Dulcimer Player News. Her music has been played on BBC and NPR's All Song's Considered, Thistle & Shamrock and is available on itunes worldwide. *************************************************************************************************************** Mary Z. is also a dulcimaniac with 12 mountain dulcimers, a Florida mountain dulcimer champion, as well as the first place winner in the 2006 Uncle Dave Macon Days in Tennessee and the first place dulcimer champion at the 2006, 2007, 2009 & 2011 Transylvania County (North Carolina) Old Time Music Competition. New in 2009--"Easy String Band Method for Mountain Dulcimer" instruction book with tab and audio cd.*********************************************************** New in 2010--Drumming On the Edge of Banjo--with master drummer, Yazid and George Clinton *********************************************************************************************************** Mary Z. and guitarist husband, Bob, have entertained audiences with dulcimer and banjo concerts and workshops from coast to coast. Mary Z. and Bob enjoy introducing students of all ages to new tunes, techniques, and the dulcimer and banjo life. ************************************************************************************************************ TheGirl With the Banjo Tattoo Banjo Tab book is now available with banjo tabs to all the tunes on Girl With the Banjo Tattoo & Drumming On the Edge Of Banjo CDs : ************************************************************************ "If you suspect you need a new banjo--you do. Trust your musical instincts. If an instrument calls to you to buy it, don't fight destiny. It was meant to be :) "

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