The Banjo: America's African Instrument

by Laurent Dubois
$29.95
sku: 542-583
Hardcover. A historical exploration of the instrument, from its humble inception in the 17th century by enslaved people in North America, to its present-day industrial mass production. Covering the musical diversity of the instrument, its use in ragtime, jazz, bluegrass, Dixieland, reggae, and pop genres. Including illustrations. 384 pp.   More Details...

Hardcover. A historical exploration of the instrument, from its humble inception in the 17th century by enslaved people in North America, to its present-day industrial mass production. Covering the musical diversity of the instrument, its use in ragtime, jazz, bluegrass, Dixieland, reggae, and pop genres. Including illustrations. 384 pp.