A turn of the century large kettle four string Vega Tenor Banjo which my father replaced with a new neck, turning it into a five string, then when I inherited the banjo I removed the wood resonator so that it’s now a drop-thumb or clawhammer style banjo with a sweet sound…
© roger minick 2014
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Roger Minick has been photographing the American experience for more than forty years. His photographs are included in permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, J Paul Getty Museum, George Eastman House, and Smithsonian. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1972 and a NEA Photo Survey Grant in 1980. In addition to numerous self-published books through Perambulation Press, his mainstream books include DELTA WEST and HILLS of HOME.
Retrospective of his work: http://www.rogerminick.com/
Blog of his Works-in-Progress: http://photorogblog.blogspot.com/
Self-published books: http://www.perambulationpress.com/
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