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Feb 22.2024

Getting Better Tone

“Banjokid” writes:Can you explain how to get a better tone? Whenever I play, I don’t get the right tone. Could you help me on this subject?

Well, Banjokid,...

Aug 28.2020

Thank You From Deering Banjo Company

Today, we wanted to take a moment to reflect and extend a huge thank you to all of our customers who continue to support music, and specifically banjo music,...

Aug 26.2020

Deering Live - Banjo String Conversation With Jens Kruger

Learn everything you ever need to know about banjo strings with this in depth conversation with master banjoist Jens Kruger and Jon Moody from GHS...
Aug 25.2020

Jens Kruger Beginner Banjo Lesson - C and Em Chord

In this beginning 5 string banjo lesson with Jens Kruger, Jens is going to slowly show you how to play a C chord and an Em chord. He will show you how to use...

Aug 21.2020

How To Play Blue In Green On 5 String Banjo

Learn to play the jazz standard Blue In Green on the 5-string banjo. This jazz ballad was made famous by Miles Davis and shows you how you can explore new...

Aug 19.2020

Deering picks GHS Strings as string supplier

Deering Banjo Company is proud to announce that it has chosen string pioneers, GHS Strings as its string supplier.

Aug 18.2020

Jens Kruger Beginner Banjo Lesson 5

In this beginning 5 string banjo lesson with Jens Kruger, Jens is going to slowly show you how to play a forward/backward roll over a G chord and D7 chord....

Aug 14.2020

Single String Techniques: Mixing Arpeggios and Scales

Some might argue that learning to play your arpeggios is more important than learning your scales. When improvising, the use of arpeggios can make your playing...

Aug 13.2020

Deering Live - Ryan Cavanaugh

We had a lot of fun hanging out with Ryan Cavanaugh on this past week's Deering Live. We dug into a lot of topics and you can definitely learn a lot and...
Aug 13.2020

Picky Fingers Podcast - Greg Deering

Greg Deering is the co-founder, with his wife Janet, of Deering Banjos, one of the largest and most popular banjo companies in the world. Topics include how he...

Aug 11.2020

Jens Kruger Beginner Banjo Lesson 4 - D7 Chord

Learn how to play a D7 chord in this fourth beginning banjo lesson with master banjoist Jens Kruger. Jens will both show you how to play this chord and...

Aug 7.2020

How To Play Groundspeed On Banjo

Learn how tot play the Earl Scruggs classic Ground Speed in this lesson with Hank Smith.

Aug 5.2020

Deering Does Nashville with Ryan Cavanaugh

We caught up with Ryan Cavanaugh on a sweltering, summer day in Nashville. Easily one of the best players in the world, he is constantly pushing into new...

Aug 5.2020

Deering Live - Tony Trischka

Last week we featured Tony Trischka on Deering Live! Tony is a master of the 5 string banjo and has been at the forefront of bringing the banjo from its...
Aug 4.2020

Live With Mean Mary

Watch longtime Deering Banjo Artist Mean Mary perform a live stream show.  You can tip Mean Mary and/or purchase her upcoming album, ALONE, at ...

Aug 3.2020

Variations On A Forward/Backward Roll With Jens Kruger

Learn how to play a few variations on a forward/backward roll with Jens Kruger. Jens will slowly demonstrate a few variations of this fundamental roll to help...

Kristin Scott Benson chooses the Deering Golden Series banjos
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