Monday, July 25, 2011

ABC Wednesday
July 27th, 2011

Here is the letter B

B is for Banjo

And a wonderful banjo rendition of  ' All the World is Waiting for the Sunrise'  by Ken Aoki.   I love his smile, his happy enthusiasm and the marvelous attachment between performer and instrument.  Hope you enjoy it as much as I have.  It makes my eyes sparkle and my heart smiles too.



For more interesting B's visit here at ABC Wednesday, with thanks to Mrs. Nesbitt and her band of merry helpers.

19 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Oh, I do agree! What a delightful video! Thank you for sharing it and what a great post for the B Day! Hope your week is going well, Hildred!

Sylvia

Roger Owen Green said...

love a good banjo player!
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Leslie: said...

They say the banjo is a very difficult instrument to master. Lovely choice for our B day!

Leslie
abcw team

Kim, USA said...

Nice to see banjo played on stage. In the Philippines the mountain people played this instrument well. I don't know why the city folks didn't bother to learn it. I like the music and his smile too^_^
Blue

Wanda said...

I absolutey love his expressions. I couldn't keep my eyes off his face.

What a delightful version of an old familiar song.

Andy said...

That's talent right there and I love his facial expressions.

Your header picture of the garden with the mountains behind is absolutely gorgeous. What a view!

My "B" -
Blissful Memories

ChrisJ said...

WOW what a talent! He's quite a character and obviously enjoying himself. Thanks for this interlude!

Paula Scott said...

It certainly does bring a smile to my face! I used to play a small bango that was a ukulele bango when I was a young girl.

photowannabe said...

Great song and not one that I would expect to be played on the Banjo.
Perfect choice for the letter B.

Reader Wil said...

Fabulous! What a treat! Thank you for sharing this wonderful video! Have a great day today Hildred and Charles!

Ann said...

We in Borneo were taught, Oh Susannah.

Shooting Parrots said...

Banjo playing like I've never heard before! Sounds not unlike that other B, the balalaika.

VioletSky said...

That was so much fun to watch. I never really thought of a banjo as being a japanese choice of instrument. Also, when I think of banjos, I think of campfires and front porches.

Carver said...

Great choice for the letter B. I love your header. It's so beautiful.

jeng said...

He is a delight to watch. I think it is a difficult instrument to play and I have not encountered a lot of banjo players. Thanks for sharing!

http://jengspeaks.blogspot.com/2011/07/is-for-amusing.html

Willo said...

Your garden photo is "knock your socks off" beautiful. Is the bird house a new addition in the flower garden?

nonizamboni said...

Stunning! perfect choice for today.
Reminds me of John Hartford on the banjo--remember him?

Tumblewords: said...

Great post - I've always liked that song -

Beverley Baird said...

What a great performance - thanks for sharing!