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Jamie Deering

Jamie Deering
Jamie Deering has been part of the family business almost since the day she was born. Daughter of Janet and Greg Deering, Founders of Deering Banjos, she grew up around the factory and held positions in production through her teenage years, and into adulthood. No stranger to the broad range of places and people who love banjos, Jamie now takes care of Artist Relations, Non-profit/Schools Work, Public Relations and Social Media at Deering as the VP Public Relations.

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Deering Banjos Comes to the UK in February!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 19, 2018 12:29:38 PM / by Jamie Deering posted in Event

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We are excited to travel across the pond next month to Huddersfield, England for our 11th annual Banjo event with Eagle Music Shop!

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The Bluegrass & Blue Water Cruise Will Be Upon Us Soon! Are You Ready?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 16, 2017 5:13:07 PM / by Jamie Deering posted in Bluegrass, Cruise, Event, workshop

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Can you believe it is already the middle of October! January, and the Bluegrass & Blue Water Cruise will be upon us soon. Have you secured your spot yet?

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Deering Banjos & Alison Brown Collaborate on the John Hartford Inspired Julia Belle Low Banjo

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2017 12:44:30 PM / by Jamie Deering posted in John Hartford, Alison Brown, Low Banjo, Julia Belle

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Deering  is delighted to introduce you to the Julia Belle BanjoThe new Julia Belle low banjo is a unique collaboration between Deering and banjo icon, Alison Brown. The 24-fret low tuned banjo features John Hartford’s hand drawn artwork on the fingerboard as well as design aesthetics and features customized by Alison herself. The result is an absolutely gorgeous and unique instrument that reaches across time and generations for its inspiration.

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Bluegrass and Blue Water Music Cruise! Picking on the High Seas!

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 9, 2017 3:01:08 PM / by Jamie Deering posted in Bluegrass

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If you want to trade the cold January winter for a blend of bluegrass and blue skies, this is the perfect opportunity! You are invited to join us for 6 days of Bluegrass and Blue Water... jamming, workshops, and all the relaxation of a cruise in the Bahamas along with it.

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IBMA Trust Fund Auction of Deering Banjo Company’s 100,000th Banjo!

[fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2017 10:44:55 AM / by Jamie Deering posted in IBMA

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Deering Banjo Company and Elderly Instruments of Lansing, MI, have always exhibited an  unwavering support of the Bluegrass community.  Together they  have decided to offer Deering’s 100,000th  milestone Sierra banjo up for special auction with all proceeds going directly to the IBMA Trust Fund!

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Jens Kruger Evening Academy for Banjo - West Coast!

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2017 5:19:35 PM / by Jamie Deering posted in Jens Kruger, Kruger Brothers, workshop

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Jens Kruger of the Kruger Brothers is bringing the banjo class of his famous music academy to the Deering Banjos Factory, located in Spring Valley, CA (just outside of San Diego) the evening of Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 5:30pm.

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Mumford & Sons Signed Custom California Goodtime Banjo!

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 7, 2016 3:44:22 PM / by Jamie Deering posted in Artist Features, california, Charity, Mumford and Sons, NAMM, namm foundation, News

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California here they come! Not only is California the home state for Deering Banjos, but in honor of Mumford and Sons concerts in the Golden State we have created the one of a kind California Goodtime Charity Banjo!

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IBMA World of Bluegrass Week Kicking Off in Raleigh!

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2016 11:29:58 AM / by Jamie Deering posted in bluegrass, IBMA, News, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Raleigh, World of Bluegrass

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The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)  World of Bluegrass week kicks off today in Raleigh, North Carolina where you can celebrate, participate and enjoy anything and everything bluegrass!

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Q & A With 6 String Banjoist John D. Willis

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 20, 2016 5:48:38 PM / by Jamie Deering posted in 6-String Banjo, Artist Features

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We recently had the chance to catch up with John D. Willis, a musician our ears are more familiar with than we realize! John is based in Nashville, TN and is not only an impressive guitarist in his own right, he has extensive experience in recording on the banjo, including 5 string banjo, long neck 5 string banjo, and 6 string banjo.

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The Great Britain Mumford & Sons Charity Banjo!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 7, 2016 6:59:29 PM / by Jamie Deering posted in Ark, Artist Features, Britain, Charity, Email Articles, Great Britain, Mumford & Sons, News, Union Jack

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