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Jun 21.2018

Chi McClean performs "See Your Face Again" - Deering Woodroom Sessions

Nashville's Chi McClean dropped into the Deering banjo family with his Boston 6 String AE. He was kind enough to play the Woodroom Sessions and performs his...

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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...

Dec 29.2017

Ear Training: The Importance Of Hearing the Difference Between the I, IV, and V Chord

No matter the genre of music (Western Music as opposed to Eastern music such as Indian), the I, IV, and V chord are the most fundamental and widely used...

Dec 14.2017

Share the Gift Of Music This Holiday Season

There is one Christmas that stands out in my memory as my favorite.  I was 14 years old and didn’t ask for anything in particular, but what I found under...

Dec 7.2017

Jens Kruger Masterclass - Banjo Tones

Learn with master banjoist Jens Kruger how he creates a chorus effect on his acoustic banjo using palm muting. This really opens up the the tone of his...

Dec 1.2017

How To Play a Tremolo On 4 String Banjo

The tremolo is a playing technique often used by 4 string banjoists to help give the effect of adding sustain to a note. This effect can add a lot of...

Nov 21.2017

Jens Kruger Banjo Masterclass - Fretting The 5th String

Jens Kruger debunks the the theory that you should not fret the 5th string on a 5 string banjo. Instead, watch this video to learn how to use it to your...

Nov 9.2017

Alison Brown Banjo Masterclass - Left Hand Position For Chord Melodies

In this class, Alison Brown talks about using the correct left hand position when playing chord melodies. Chord melodies are a technique often used by jazz...

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