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Jul 20.2018

How To Adjust Your Banjo Tailpiece

Learn how to set up your banjo tailpiece with the Deering Quality Control Manager, Chad Kopotic. In this video Chad Kopotic focuses on setting up a Deering...

Aug 31.2016

Is the Banjitar a Real Banjo?

"Is the banjitar a real banjo?” has been a much loved subject of music forums and comment sections the world over. Did I say banjitar? I meant Guitjo....

Aug 31.2016

What Is A Banjitar? - A Brief History of the 6 String Banjo

One question I hear a lot is "what is a banjitar?" While I have dedicated years pointing out that in fact it is called a 6 string banjo, many folks dismiss...

Aug 30.2016

What Does a Banjo Tone Ring Do?

It is generally accepted that the first banjos were constructed without a tone ring. They were built with a round rim made of wood with a skin head (just...

Aug 25.2016

10 Great 6 String Banjo Songs

Here are ten 6 string banjo songs that showcase the history and versatilty of the instrument. The banjo in these songs is one of the primary instruments...

Aug 17.2016

What Are Musical Keys?

The key of a song, for lack of a better description, is the chord around which the song is based. It is the chord that the song always comes back to for...

Aug 17.2016

What Are Musical Intervals and Scales?

When talking about music, you might have heard the terms intervals and scales. For the total beginner to playing music, these terms can seem daunting, but...

Aug 4.2016

3 Ways to Become a Better Improviser on the Banjo

Improvising on the banjo is not as mysterious or unreachable as it may seem. There are tangible things you can practice to become a great improviser like...

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