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Danny Barker and the 6-String Banjo In New Orleans Jazz

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 19, 2016 3:14:38 PM / by Seva Venet posted in 6-String Banjo, Artist Features, banjitar, Guitar, Guitjo, New Orleans Jazz

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Danny Barker was a true original.  His activities were vast: jazz banjoist, guitarist, singer, songwriter, ukulele player, actor, raconteur, griot, and a tireless torch bearer of New Orleans music.  Danny Barker's long and enduring career spans most of the 20th-century and if one listens to him close enough they will hear the entire history of jazz from the 19th century brass bands and dance bands through Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Cab Calloway, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, and Wynton Marsalis, with many, many side streets on the way.  Danny Barker is jazz.  Danny Barker should be taught in every public school and every college in America and abroad!

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Three Days until the Deering 40th Anniversary Celebration & Benefit Concert - Silent Auction Sneak Peek!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 15, 2015 2:47:09 PM / by Jamie Deering posted in banjo, deering, Email Articles, Guitar, Jens Kruger, Kruger Brothers, News, San Diego, San Diego Music Foundation, Star of India, Taylor, Taylor Guitars, Zac Brown

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We can feel the excitement in the air as the final preparations for our 40th Anniversary Celebration & Benefit Concert aboard the Star of India Ship are completed...and boy do we have some monumental surprises in store for you!

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