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An Interview with Chris Funk of The Decemberists and Black Prairie

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 17, 2013 9:24:30 AM / by Jamie Deering posted in Artist Features, artist interviews, Black Prairie, Chris Funk, Decemberists, deering artist, Hartford, John Hartford, John Hartford banjo

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Attending the Black Prairie concert in March 2013 at the historical McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, California, I had the pleasant opportunity to catch up with multi-instrumentalist Chris Funk. I really enjoyed hearing his thoughts about songwriting and playing music, advice to those starting out on the banjo and his adventure with the instrument.

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Adventures of The Bluegrass Band Henhouse Prowlers

[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2013 6:44:32 PM / by Ben Wright posted in Artist Features, artist interviews, bluegrass, Golden Wreath, Hen House Prowlers, Terry Baucom

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The Henhouse Prowlers featuring Ben Wright and his Deering Terry Baucom Banjo
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Artist Spotlight: Eric Gibson

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 6, 2013 12:49:00 PM / by Carolina Bridges posted in Artist Features, artist interviews, deering artist, Eric Gibson, Gibson Brothers

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Eric Gibson
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Mark Johnson Wins the 2012 Steve Martin Award for Excellence in Banjo & Bluegrass

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 11, 2012 5:58:38 PM / by Carolina Bridges posted in Artist Features, artist interviews, Awards, Clawgrass, clawhammer, deering artist, Mark Johnson, News, steve martin

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Jens Kruger Interview

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 24, 2012 9:25:39 AM / by Jamie Latty posted in Artist Features, artist interviews, banjo interview, deering artist, interviews, Jens Kruger, video

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Deering artist and all round banjo virtuoso Jens Kruger joins us in the Deering factory to talk about what turned him onto the banjo, the importance of music education in schools and his upcoming performance at one of the worlds most prestigious venues.

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A Visit With Ashley Campbell

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 22, 2012 9:57:35 AM / by Jamie Deering posted in Artist Features, artist interviews, Ashley Campbell, deering artist, Kavanjo, sierra, Sierra banjo

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We had a really great time visiting with Ashley Campbell at the Deering Factory this last week and would like to introduce her to you all. She is a delightful person and quite a talented banjo player. We are proud to welcome her into the family of Deering Artists!

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Bela Fleck Interview

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 11, 2012 11:48:35 AM / by David Bandrowski posted in Artist Features, artist interviews, banjo maintenance, Banjo Set Up, Bela Fleck, bridges

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Bela Fleck recently visited the Deering factory and had a chance to sit down with Janet Deering and discuss banjo tone, banjo bridges, and his current projects he is working on.
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Interview of Jeff DaRosa of Dropkick Murphys

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 3, 2012 2:31:55 PM / by Jamie Deering posted in Artist Features, artist interviews, dropkick murphys, irish banjo, Tenor Banjo, Uncategorized

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