Banjo

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Musical ContextPlay
The term 'banjo' is commonly associated with country, folk, and bluegrass music genres. SlideBanjos are essential in bluegrass bands.
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Cultural SignificancePlay
Banjos have roots in African-American culture and have influenced various music styles. SlideThe banjo's unique sound reflects its rich cultural heritage.
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Physical FeaturesPlay
Notice the banjo's round body called the 'pot' and the strings stretched across the 'drumhead'. SlideHer banjo's pot resonated with a warm, vibrant sound.