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Jun 4.2020

Deering Tech Live Episode 8 - Long Neck Banjos with Greg Deering

This is the rebroadcast of the 8th episode of our series Deering Tech Live. In this week's episode,  something a little different. Greg Deering, the...

May 29.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Motif Building

In this lesson, Hank Smith teaches you how building motifs can help you compose and improvise on the 5 string banjo. By creating a motif, you give yourself...

May 28.2020

Deering Tech Live Episode 7 - Smile Bridge

 

This is the rebroadcast of the 7th episode of our series Deering Tech Live. In this week's episode, Chad Kopotic, the VP of Operations at Deering talks...

May 22.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Building Dynamics

In this lesson, Hank Smith talks dynamic control. Dynamics are how loud or soft you play your instrument. One of the easiest but underused techniques to add...

May 19.2020

Tenor Banjo Tips Live - Episode 1

Last week I went live on Facebook and Instagram to talk tenor banjo. I played a few tunes and answered any questions that came in via chat. We went over...

May 18.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | How To Play Winnin' Boy Blues

Learn I'll show you how to play Jelly Roll Morton's tune Winnin' Boy Blues on the tenor banjo. I will lead you through the chords, melody, and then put...

May 15.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Call and Response

In this lesson, Hank Smith talks about using call and response in your playing. Call and response is like a conversation or dialogue that you can create in...

May 14.2020

Deering Tech Live Episode 6 - Banjo Bridges and More

This is the rebroadcast of the 6th episode of our series Deering Tech Live. In this week's episode, Chad Kopotic, the VP of Operations at Deering talks...

May 11.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | How To Play What A Wonderful World

This week we'll take a look at how to play the classic tune What A Wonderful World on the tenor banjo. This song was made famous by Louis Armstrong and is...

May 11.2020

Picky FIngers Podcast: Ron Block

Check out the latest Picky Fingers Banjo Podcast, featuring the one and only Ron Block of Allison Krauss & Union Station! Ron is one of the most...
May 8.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Building Harmony

In this lesson, Hank Smith shows you how to add harmony to your melodies to achieve a richer, fatter sound. Harmony a combination of two or more notes to...

May 6.2020

Deering Tech Live Episode 5 - Banjo Head Talk

This is the rebroadcast of the 5th episode of our series Deering Tech Live. In this week's episode, Chad Kopotic, the VP of Operations at Deering talks...

May 4.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | Tips For Comping Behind A Soloist Or Singer

In this lesson I talk about give you some tips for comping (playing the chords) behind a soloist or a singer. Too often tenor banjoists play very harshly of...

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