With A Banjo on My Knee

With A Banjo on My Knee

A Musical Journey From Slavery to Freedom

Book - 2001
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With a Banjo on My Knee explores the roots of the banjo from its origination in West Africa to its arrival in the American colonies. The author elucidates the social history of African Americans as he traces the evolution of banjo playing from slave quarters to minstrel shows to ragtime halls to jazz clubs to concert stages.
Publisher: [New York : Franklin Watts], c2001.
ISBN: 9780531117477
0531117472
Branch Call Number: J 787.8808996073 Ell 3583tc 1
Characteristics: 160 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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