Buckley’s, or Green Corn Jig

From Buckley’s New Banjo Method, 1860. A quickie iMovie experiment, syncing a multitrack recording from another source with video.

Banjo, tambourine & bones recorded on an iPhone using FourTrack, Mixed down in place and imported into the Movie project.

What Is This?

Long before jazz, old-time, or bluegrass, the banjo was associated with very different musical styles, now largely forgotten.

The music on this site is taken from (or inspired by) period sources from the 1800s through the early 1900s.