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Julieanne Johnson on cello banjo

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Size: 783kb, uploaded 4/10/2012 7:22:54 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Learning to play the cello banjo is an interesting challenge. It does remind me of playing the cello a long time ago, but with no bow. We called that "pizzacato."



2 comments on “Julieanne Johnson on cello banjo”

rickhayes Says:
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 @1:00:02 PM

Nice one. Is the tuning on that thing just an octave lower or is it a different tuning?

JanetB Says:
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 @7:32:45 PM

Mine is tuned an octave below, so I can play songs I know already. There are some considerations, such as wound strings and accompanying squeaky noises. But the plucked resonance is lovely.

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