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Jan 8.2020

Longneck Banjo Tales

The longneck 5 string banjo was invented by Pete Seeger for a simple reason: he needed more frets.

Jan 8.2020

Longneck Banjo Tales

The longneck 5 string banjo was invented by Pete Seeger for a simple reason: he needed more frets.

Jan 7.2020

Picky Fingers Podcast: Chord Melodies with Davey Jones

Have you heard about Chord Melody arrangements, but either don't know what that means, or need help figuring out how to approach it? Davey Jones (featured...

Dec 22.2019

Merry Christmas from Deering Banjo Co.

It goes without saying that 2019 was an incredible year! And as always, it was you who made it so special. 

Dec 14.2019

Jamie Deering Steps Into CEO Role at Deering Banjos

Anyone who knows Jamie Deering at all will know that she has been an integral part of Deering Banjo Company from a very young age. She attended her first...

Dec 4.2019

Picky Fingers Podcast: Ryan Cavanaugh - Part 1

Ryan Cavanaugh is best known for his innovative approach to playing jazz on the 5-string banjo, his tenure with legendary saxophonist Bill Evans's band...

Dec 3.2019

Picky Fingers Podcast: Matthew Davis - Part 2

This episode features Part 2 of the conversation with Matthew Davis of Westbound Situation and Circus No. 9! Listen in to gain some really great insight...
Nov 18.2019

Picky Fingers Podcast: Matthew Davis - Part 1

In this episode (part one of a two-part conversation), host Keith Billik talks to banjo phenom Matthew Davis, a member of the modern bluegrass group Circus...

Nov 18.2019

A Brief History of the Banjo Ukulele

What instrument is equally welcome at a luau and a hootenanny? A hybrid instrument of sorts, the banjo ukulele (also called banjolele) is a cross between a...

Nov 6.2019

Please Welcome the New Gentlemen of The Road Goodtime Banjo

While bringing banjo and Mumford & Sons fans the Charity Banjo Campaign, we have received countless requests for a Mumford & Sons banjo that is affordable...

Oct 31.2019

How To Choose A Thumbpick

The thumbpick is an essential tool for all 3 finger style 5 string banjoists. The thumb is the most used finger for the picking hand and what pick you use...

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