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Jamie Latty

Jamie Latty
Jamie moved to San Diego from his native England in 2011 and has been part of the Deering team ever since. He has over 13 years experience in the musical instruments industry and has played music for as long as he can remember. His favorite Deering model is the 40th Ann. model. Jamie is married with three children and enjoys time with family, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and of course, playing music.

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Cody Lovaas makes Solana 6 sing!

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 16, 2016 4:39:15 PM / by Jamie Latty posted in Artist Features, News, solana, Wood Room Sessions

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San Diego native Cody Lovaas and his Goodtime Solana 6 visited the Deering factory a couple of weeks ago to film a spot for the Deering Woodroom Sessions.

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New Goodtime Banjos At NAMM 2016

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 5, 2016 2:37:28 PM / by Jamie Latty posted in News

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The NAMM Show already seems like a distant memory, but it was only two weeks ago that Deering attended the annual trade show for the musical instruments industry with a new exhibit created to highlight the latest innovations in the Deering line of banjos, including some exciting new features that customers have been asking for. Check out this video for a sneak peak of what Deering has in store in 2016. We can’t wait for you all to see them!

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Dan Walsh visits the Deering Banjo Company

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 9, 2015 6:28:16 PM / by Jamie Latty posted in Artist Features, clawhammer, Dan Walsh, Indian Music, News

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Deering is no stranger to artists paying visits to the factory whenever they are in town and we recently had a visit from British born banjo wizard Dan Walsh who was here performing in Encinitas for the San Diego Folk Heritage folks.

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5 Times Banjo Has Completely Transformed A Song

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 6, 2015 11:29:41 AM / by Jamie Latty posted in News

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There is a reason we all love the banjo. It has a unique tonal quality unlike any other instrument in the world and is instantly recognizable, regardless of its setting.

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Deering On the Road - Outtakes Part 1

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 20, 2015 11:26:57 PM / by Jamie Latty posted in News

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Hello from Indiana!

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Deering Takes Banjos "On The Road" in October!

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2015 6:59:42 PM / by Jamie Latty posted in Email Articles, News

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Ever Considered a Linseed Oil Finish?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 8, 2015 1:58:09 PM / by Jamie Latty posted in Banjo Shopping Advice, Email Articles

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At some point or another we have undoubtedly all experienced playing instruments with satin or gloss finishes, normally favoring one over the other. And while satin and gloss finishes are always popular among Deering enthusiasts, we frequently have customers looking for a banjo but who prefer the feel of bare wood over a satin or gloss finish. Linseed oil is perfect for creating that natural wood feel while still being able to offer some protection and Deering has begun using it on some limited models this year.

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Kermit Expresses Himself With A Banjo!

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2015 5:46:51 PM / by Jamie Latty posted in Kermit, News

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With  all the hype surrounding the much talked about release of hip hop biopic "Straight Outta Compton", it seems that everyone is digging out their old NWA cassettes and expressing themselves in every way possible...including the Muppets!

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Introducing the NEW Goodtime Banjo Ukulele!

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 24, 2015 8:00:32 AM / by Jamie Latty posted in News

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“Customers have been asking us about a banjo ukulele for a long time. We definitely wanted to offer a fuller, more accurate banjo ukulele sound with this instrument. We took our time to really create something different to what was already available and we are really excited with the results.”

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Top 5 Most Memorable Banjo Movie Moments

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 4, 2015 1:35:24 PM / by Jamie Latty posted in Banjo Facts, Banjo Moments

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Everyone knows that scene from Deliverance. But the banjo has made several other notable cameos in Hollywood over the years. Some hilarious. Some serious. Some just downright perfect.

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