Dixie Banner

Dixie Banner

performed by Tony Ellis, 1939- (Rounder Records, 1987), 36 mins

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Field of Interest
American Music
Content Type
Music recording
Duration
36 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Old Time
Label
Rounder Records
Performer
Tony Ellis, 1939-
Release Date
1987
Review
Tony Ellis' Dixie Banner is closer to traditional, 19th century string music than 20th-century bluegrass, and it's all the more distinctive and worthwhile as a result. Ellis' three-finger style enlivens the old-timey aspects of these original songs, creating an exceptionally musical blend of different traditional musics. In addition to being a fine banjoist, Ellis is also an accomplished fiddle player, and several tracks here demonstrate his skills, and help give the album added weight. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, All Music Guide
Subject
American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, American Folk Music, Música Folklórica Norteamericana, Folk Music Norte-Americana
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Música Folklórica Norteamericana, Folk Music Norte-Americana

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