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A Brief History of Minstrel Banjo

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 28, 2017 10:07:17 AM / by Lawrence Witt posted in Minstrel Banjo, Banjo History

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Contemporary banjos, with their metal strings, frets, and tension hoops, tone rings, etc., have come a long way since their ancestor instruments crossed the Atlantic Ocean from Africa, centuries ago. What is recognized today as the essential makeup of the banjo hasn't always been the case. The way in which we approach the instrument has also changed.

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