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May 16.2019

Tips On Backing Up a Singer/Songwriter On 5 String Banjo

Many 5 string banjo players have a hard time playing in other styles other than the traditional styles used for the 5 string banjo (bluegrass and old time)....

Jun 29.2017

What is Clawhammer Banjo?

When most people think of the banjo, they tend to think of Bluegrass, Earl Scruggs, and the 3-finger style. You'd be forgiven for not knowing banjo could be...

Jun 21.2017

Kavanjo Banjo Pickup System: Advice and Tips by John Kavanaugh

Magnetic pickups are nothing new to the millions of guitarists in the world. Their dependability and versatility is undisputed. Finally - this style of...

Jun 21.2017

Mark Johnson Talks About the New Deering Clawgrass No. 2 Banjo

Mark Johnson, the father of the Clawgrass style of banjo playing, talks about the new Deering Clawgrass No. 2 banjo that was displayed for the first time at...

Jun 21.2017

Using Your Guitar Technique On the 5 String Banjo

Most guitar players look at the 5 string banjo as a completely new instrument.  Something that you would need to learn a completely new tuning and approach...

Jun 16.2017

How To Tell It's Time To Change Your Banjo Strings

You wouldn't paint a picture with dirty brushes. You wouldn't chisel a sculpture with blunted tools. So why play a banjo with worn out strings?

If you've...

Jun 14.2017

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn hosting the IBMA Awards

Jun 8.2017

Clawhammer Banjo Picks - Pick vs. Nail

One of the first things that three-finger style players are told when they start learning banjo is: Always. Wear. Your. Picks. There is a widespread...

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