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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...

Aug 27.2018

How To Change Your Banjo Strings

Changing your banjo strings is one of the easiest and best ways to bring the tone of your banjo back to life. One of the most common questions we hear is...

Aug 23.2018

A Beginners Guide To Single String Playing On the 5 String Banjo

Single string playing on the 5 string banjo is a style that was originally popularized by players such as Don Reno and Eddie Adcock. This style of banjo...

Aug 22.2018

Why does a Goodtime Banjo Not Need a Truss Rod?

At Deering, we fully encourage and welcome our customers to call us with any questions they may have. Here’s one that has been an interesting topic of...

Aug 22.2018

Intro To Melodic Style Banjo with Jens Kruger - Video

Jens Kruger presents the basics of the Melodic Style of banjo playing on this video from the American Banjo Museum's Learning Lounge interactive touch...

Aug 17.2018

Tips for Touring With a Banjo

Banjo has been lucky in the past 10 years to be going on the road with more types of musicians than it has in all the previous decades of its life. As an...

Aug 17.2018

Clawhammer Banjo Lesson: Drop Thumb

Drop thumb banjo playing is a technique used in the clawhammer style of playing the 5 string banjo. This technique will give you the ability to play more...

Aug 17.2018

David Holt Reviews 5 Deering Openback Banjos

Let David Holt guide you through 5 of Deering's most popular openback banjos! David talks briefly about the differences in each model and plays the same...

Aug 7.2018

Q&A with Chinese Banjoist Eric Shi

Greg and I met Eric Shi at the China Music Trade Show in Shanghai in 2016. I had realized that to get banjo interest in China we need a banjo book printed...

Aug 1.2018

How To Tune A Tenor Banjo To Chicago Tuning

The tenor banjo is seeing a revival of sorts. Traditionally tuned in intervals of 5ths (C, G, D, A - standard tuning, G, D, A, E - Irish tenor tuning), many...

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