• Barry Hunn

    The Goodtime Bargain

    I got a comment from a customer the other day, the gist of which was, “The Goodtime is a good banjo but a bit over-priced.”    Knowing how these banjos are made, I started wondering “what is the Goodtime being compared with that would make it look over priced?”  What standard is used to make… Read more

  • Jamie Latty

    New Goodtime Americana – A Closer Look

    The Goodtime Americana is the first 5-string banjo from Deering to be fitted with their new Grand 12” rim, which gives the banjo a stronger bass response and a much warmer tone. Deering Banjo’s own Jamie Latty and Barry Hunn guide you through the wonder that is the Goodtime Americana. Learn more at deeringbanjos.com/ga

  • A Joyful Noise In Istanbul

    Like many people, I was first attracted to the banjo from the playing of Pete Seeger. Witnessing Pete strum his long neck banjo in concert and getting a group of strangers to sing-along was mesmerizing. Pete used his banjo almost like a magic wand to cast a spell over us all. There was something about… Read more

  • David Bandrowski

    5 Tips To Get Your Banjo Playing Out Of A Rut

    We all find ourselves there from time to time.  We keep playing our banjo, we practice every day, but we don’t find ourselves going anywhere.  We end up playing the same songs and licks, have the same mistakes, and never get to the next level. Well here are 5 easy ways for you to grow… Read more

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    Jamie Deering Nominated For IBMA Momentum Award

    Congratulations and good luck to Jamie Deering who is head of Artist Relations for Deering Banjos in being nominated for an IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) Momentum Award. The Momentum Awards were instituted in 2012 to recognize both musicians and bluegrass industry professionals who, while in the early stages of their careers, have contributed to,… Read more