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Aug 17.2018

Tips for Touring With a Banjo

Banjo has been lucky in the past 10 years to be going on the road with more musicians than it has in all the previous decades of its life. As an instrument...

David Bandrowski

David Bandrowski
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May 31.2018

Announcing the New Goodtime G6SR 6-String Banjo

Deering is happy to announce the new Goodtime G6SR 6-String banjo. This banjo fills a void in the Goodtime 6-string banjo lineup as it features a resonator...

May 16.2018

How Picking Hand Placement Affects Your Banjo Tone

One of the easiest and most dramatic changes you can make to your banjo tone is to change where you pick the strings in relation to the bridge. This holds...

May 13.2018

How To Install a Kavanjo Banjo Pickup on a Goodtime

John shows you (in under 40 minutes) how to replace your current banjo head with a customized Kavanjo head, loaded with his patented handwound humbucking...

May 10.2018

How Banjo Head Tension Affects Your Tone

One of the most important aspects of your banjo set up is the head tension. Changes to your banjo head tension dramatically affect the tone of your banjo....

Mar 16.2018

Irish Tenor Banjo - What Is the Standard?

When it comes to Irish tenor banjo, it is hard to define exactly what type of banjo that is. Yes, it is a four string tenor banjo. But is it a 17-fret or a...

Mar 14.2018

Premier of New Special Consensus Track Featuring the Deering Julia Belle Banjo

We are pleased to premier the first track of the upcoming Special Consensus record Rivers and Roads, that features Special C' banjo player, Greg Cahill, on ...

Mar 7.2018

How To Adjust Your Banjo's Coordinator Rods

Learn how to properly adjust the action of your banjo via the coordinator rods. Deering's Quality Control Manager Chad Kopotic will take you through...

Feb 2.2018

What is Melodic Style Banjo?

Melodic style banjo is a style of 3 finger 5 string banjo playing that was created in the early 1960’s by banjoists such as Bill Keith and Bobby Thompson so...

Jan 19.2018

A Beginners Guide To Single String Playing On the 5 String Banjo

Single string playing on the 5 string banjo is a style that was originally popularized by players such as Don Reno and Eddie Adcock. This style of banjo...

Jan 9.2018

Tips To Help Banjoists Change From Chord To Chord

Whether you are new to playing the banjo or you are a seasoned player, when learning new chord shapes you more than likely will be challenged making your...

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