Rhiannon is a show-stopper -- not only for her glorious voice but also for her incredible versatility. She ranges across many styles and genres, and is equally at ease singing opera, blues, gospel and Gaelic or whatever the moment takes. A rare talent!
Dom Flemmons is a multi-instrumentalist and a songster. Playing in a broad range of old-time blues, country, string band, rock and jazz, he has impressed audiences with his outrageous performance style. "I always try keep the audience guessing," Dom says, "it makes the performance more interesting." Dom lives currently in upper Manhattan. As a member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dom has toured all over the world going as far as Ireland, England, Scotland, France, Holland and Belgium.
The plectrum banjo is popular with jazz players for several unique qualities.
The GRAMMYS® are this Sunday and 10 Deering Banjo artists are up for awards. Mumford and Sons is even up Record of the Year! Be sure to watch them on CBS this Sunday, February 10th. Mumford and Sons will be performing as well!
What stops someone from playing banjo? Is it the belief that banjo “is too hard” to play? Is it because “I can’t find a teacher”? Is it because “they don’t like the sound of banjo music”? Let’s take a good look at the non-player and see what it might take to inspire them to begin to play the banjo.
Deering artists, Carolina Chocolate Drops have released the video to thier new single 'Country Girl' from the incredible new album Leaving Eden (Nonesuch Records) featuring Dom's beautiful Sierra Plectrum!