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A comprehensive look at a quintessential American musical instrument, the banjo, from its African roots to contemporary jazz and into the 21st century.
Genres Documentary, Music/Musical
Director Marc Fields
Starring Greg Adams, Steve Martin, Bela Fleck, Dom Flemons View More
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Movie Summary

A comprehensive look at a quintessential American musical instrument, the banjo, from its African roots to contemporary jazz and into the 21st century.
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Movie Details

Genres Documentary, Music/Musical
Director Marc Fields
Starring Greg Adams, Steve Martin, Bela Fleck, Dom Flemons, James Bollman, Rhiannon Giddens
Studio Name New Video
Release Date 2011
VUDU Release Date 06/25/2012
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 83 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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