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Oct 27.2020

Jens Kruger Beginner Banjo Lesson 14 - Combining Licks and Melody

In this beginner banjo lesson, Jens Kruger explains how there are 2 parts to Scruggs style banjo playing - licks and melody. Both are important, but putting...

Sep 23.2020

Deering Live - Featuring Hank Smith

Hank is a fantastic three finger style 5-string banjo player who is influenced by bluegrass, jazz, blues, classical, and more. He is also an adjunct...

Sep 22.2020

Jens Kruger Beginner Banjo Lesson 10 - C Forward Roll and Slide

In this beginning 5-string banjo lesson with Jens Kruger, Jens will teach you how to play a forward roll over a C chord and incorporate a slide into this....

Sep 18.2020

Deering Does Nashville - Ashley Campbell

Earlier in the year, we had the chance to visit with Deering Banjo artist Ashley Campbell at her home in Nashville, TN for a quick chat and some pickin'! 

Sep 16.2020

Deering Live - Featuring Dan Walsh

Our guest on Deering Live last week was the unique clawhammer banjoist Dan Walsh. Everything about Dan Walsh and his approach to banjo is unorthodox. It is...

Sep 15.2020

Jens Kruger Beginner Banjo Lesson 9 - Slides

In this beginning 5-string banjo lesson with Jens Kruger, Jens will explain what a slide is and how to do it. He will focus on performing a slide on the 3rd...

Sep 15.2020

What Is A Dobson Tone Ring?

In the past decade or so, banjos featuring a Dobson style tone ring have been gaining popularity among old time 5 string banjo players, who praise its tone....

Sep 9.2020

Deering Live - Featuring Valerie June

Our guest on Deering Live this week featured the wonderful Valerie June. We get into how she approaches the banjo, music being good for the soul, and the...

Sep 8.2020

Jens Kruger Beginner Banjo Lesson 8 - Fingerpicks

In this beginning 5-string banjo lesson with Jens Kruger, Jens goes into depth about banjo fingerpicks. He explains how to wear them, the differences...

Sep 2.2020

Deering Live - Featuring Jens Kruger

This was a great one with Jens Kruger where he plays, demonstrates playing tips and techniques, and even was joined by his brother Uwe Kruger on guitar!...

Sep 1.2020

Jens Kruger Beginner Banjo Lesson 7 - Rolls Over G, Em, C, and D7 Chords

In this beginning 5 string banjo lesson with Jens Kruger, Jens is going to slowly show you how to use the forward/backward roll that we learned in a...

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