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Dec 14.2018

Highlighting Your Weaknesses In Your Playing - And Fixing Them

One thing all great musicians do is to constantly aim to get better. The same is true with most things in life, but the correlation is most easily true when...

Dec 14.2018

Highlighting Your Weaknesses In Your Playing - And Fixing Them

One thing all great musicians do is to constantly aim to get better. The same is true with most things in life, but the correlation is most easily true when...

Dec 7.2018

Jens Kruger plays the Vega Little Wonder Banjos

Jens Kruger is one of those guys that you cant help but be in awe of. After many years of watching his jaw dropping 3 finger style, I oversaw the filming of...

Dec 4.2018

Pentatonic Scales For Clawhammer Banjo

A couple of the most important scales you should learn when playing the banjo is your major and minor pentatonic scales. As the name suggests, these scales...

Nov 20.2018

Learn 3 Easy Banjo Chords

A banjo chord is made when you strum or pick more than one string on your banjo. On a 5 string banjo, the standard tuning is an open G tuning. This means...

Nov 16.2018

Remembering Roy Clark - A Message from Greg & Janet Deering

Deering Banjo Company and the music world at large are saddened today to learn of the passing of Roy Clark. A dear friend and beloved musician who played a...

Nov 8.2018

Nail Tips For Clawhammer Banjo

One of the biggest problems clawhammer banjo players have is how to keep their nails in shape so that they can produce a warm, clear tone out of their...

Nov 2.2018

How Much Does A Banjo Cost? - Part 2

In part 1, we talked about the cost of a banjo as it pertains to the player who is looking at entry level banjos; in our case, the Goodtime line of banjos.

Oct 27.2018

How Much Does A Banjo Cost? - Part 1.

For many newcomers to banjo, knowing, or at least having an expectation of how much they will have to spend (or should spend) is one of the biggest factors...

Oct 19.2018

How To Wear Banjo Picks

It might seem like a silly question to someone who has played the banjo before, but almost every time I give banjo picks to someone who has never played...

Oct 10.2018

7 Things I Learned At My First IBMA

After several years at the Deering Banjo Co, I recently had the pleasure of attending IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) in the beautiful city...

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