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Jul 17.2018

Get Your Tickets for Museum of Making Music's Bluegrass Benefit

Deering is thrilled to be supporting the upcoming Museum of Making Music Bluegrass Benefit concert, featuring bluegrass Flatt Lonesome and The Grascals. We...

Topic Post : banjo tips

Improvisation: How do you do it?

Admired and feared, improvising has sometimes been shrouded by mystery and misunderstanding.   New banjo students are often baffled by top players who pick...

Apr 23.2013

Making the Most Of Your Practice Time

These days we all have limited time to do the things we like. We always have to make the most out of our time. If you are reading this, one of the things...

Apr 15.2013

Strum Fun On the 5-String Banjo

There is great joy in playing the 5-string banjo! Many people have pre-conceived notions that you have to do some fancy fingerpicking to play the 5-string...

Feb 25.2013

Learning Dueling Banjos Isn't Just For the Advanced Player

Learning anything new can be a challenge. In the past I have approached most new songs with excitement and a good dose of trepidation! After all, my  banjos...

Jan 31.2013

Good Habits for Life

I was driving home the other day when I saw these words written on the back of a car, “Good Habits for Life.” What a novel idea? OK, maybe not so “novel”...

Dec 14.2012

Stage Fright! Overcoming Music Performance Anxiety

The club is packed, the crowd is stoked, your sound check went beautifully, and you’ve already sold thirty CDs before playing a single note. Everything is...

Nov 20.2012

A Time For Inspiration

Carolina Bridges
Nov 2.2012

Free Extra Month of Banjo Lessons with Tony Trischka

To celebrate their third anniversary the Tony Trischka School of Banjo is offering Deering supporters a free extra month of banjo lessons.  Tony's...

How Banjos Work

For a musician, the banjo offers acoustic power, super responsiveness to any kind of touch, brightness that can cut through the sound of an ensemble, warmth...

Banjo Tone Woods

“The tone ring is the most important banjo part; the wood doesn’t make any difference!”

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