Sneak Peek: Banjo Tuning with Art Rosenbaum

Banjo Tuning Sampler with Art Rosenbaum

Art Rosenbaum knows over a hundred banjo tunings… He demonstrates forty of them in his new instructional DVD under development. Here is a sneak peek sampler we hope you enjoy.
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Treats from the Woods

Halloween Treats from the Woods

We’ve pulled together a few videos from our archives that you may enjoy: Van Colbert playing the traditional murder ballad, “Pretty Polly,” Mary Lomax singing one she learned as a kid, “The Devil Song,” and Packway Handle Band from a Halloween concert at the historic Georgia Theatre before it burned down.
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Mother Fleeta Mitchell: 1913-2011


(by Art Rosenbaum) — Fleeta was born on February 27, 1913 in Cadwell in Laurens County, to Rev. John and Queen Echols. Mostly blind from birth, Fleeta said she could “’scern”, discern, until an accident left her totally sightless. Nonetheless she helped with chores, and learned old spirituals in her singing family. As a young child, she sang “Let Me Fly to Mount Zion” as collection was taken at church, standing on a table so she could be heard. She learned piano by ear not long afterwards.
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Tony Bryant Blues Band: 2011 Show Schedule


Tony Bryant Blues Band is playing The Chicken Raid at Northside Tavern Sunday, March 20, 2011. Join them every Sunday in May at Fatt Matt’s Rib Shack. More shows will be added to the calendar as they’re booked. Also, visit his website at
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