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Black Banjo Links
Fostering the Revival of Black String Band Traditions
Links Contributed by Tony Thomas
Black Banjo Then and Now
Black Banjo Then and Now is a Yahoo! discussion group open to all interested in traditional Black Banjo playing including Black urban & Jazz banjo, fiddling, drumming, guitaring, mandolin playing, bass playing, & percussion. Here is a link to the discussion group:
Web page for the akonting, a Gambian spiked lute many believe to be a chief ancestor of the banjo. Information compiled by Swedish musical instrument collector Ulf Jägfors and Gambian akonting player Daniel Jatta.