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  • 1.
  • 2. Where?
    Instrument originated in Africa
    Came here on the slave ships
    Provided the misconception that is currently still in place
  • 3. Resonating chamber
  • 4. Short String
    Higher pitched sound
    No official knowledge of when it was added
    Est. in the 18th century
    African in origin
  • 5. Plucked
  • 6. WHY?
  • 7. Rolls
  • 8. Indie Bands
    Blind Pilot
    Plasticine Porters
    Mumford and Sons
    Paper Bird
  • 9. Popularized by?
    “DUELING BANJOS”
    Deliverance
  • 10. Gourds
  • 11. Sources
    http://www.projectsandhobbies.com/roll.gif
    http://www.denverpost.com/entertainment/ci_11198639
    http://www.mary4music.com/bands2.html
    http://images.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&rls=com.microsoft:*:IE-SearchBox&rlz=1I7GWYE_en&tbs=isch:1&q=gourds&sa=N&start=0&ndsp=18
    http://www.sonofthesouth.net/slavery/african-american-art/negro-banjo-player.htm
    http://www.goldtonebanjosite.com/myblog/2007/06/perfect-touch-finger-picks.html