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Oct 10.2018

7 Things I Learned At My First IBMA

After several years at the Deering Banjo Co, I recently had the pleasure of attending IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) in the beautiful city...

Barry Hunn

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Mar 8.2018

Why Your First Banjo Should Be A Goodtime

If you are new to banjo, welcome! If you are anything like many fellow beginning banjo players, you likely deal with one or more of these common issues.

Aug 1.2017

5 Tips To Make the Most Of Your Banjo Lessons

Banjo lessons from a qualified teacher will accelerate your progress much faster than learning by purely trial and error. To make the most of your banjo...

May 30.2017

Thank You for 20 Wonderful Years - from Barry Hunn

I wanted to write a note to all of our customers and dealers with whom I’ve worked for the last 20 years and say….Thank you.

Mar 13.2017

Define Your Banjo Set Up

I heard a conversation the other day between two different stringed instrument repairman. The conversation ranged from frustrations of customers...

Feb 24.2017

How Should I Get My Banjo Set Up?

 From what I have seen, human beings have amazing awareness. This keen awareness is showcased in the subtleties of banjo set up. Adjustments like string...

Feb 24.2017

Are Banjos Expensive?

Many new people wanting to play banjo often ask the question, "Are banjos expensive?" We break this down to prove how this assessment is so wrong.

Jan 12.2017

Multiple Banjos?

One of the greatest aspects of my job is getting to talk with people from all walks of life and from many different enthusiasms of the music business. It’s...

Dec 30.2016

A New Year’s Resolution For All Banjo Players

While we all make New Year’s resolutions that are relevant to our own lives, I would like to offer a suggestion for a New Year’s resolution relevant to all...

Nov 11.2016

How Long Will It Take To Learn the Banjo?

A common question we receive is how long will it take to learn the banjo? A customer called the other day and proclaimed that he was having trouble catching...

Nov 10.2016

Loop End Strings on the Goodtime 6 String Banjo?

I recently heard from a customer who was concerned to learn that our Goodtime Six 6 string banjo was designed for ball end strings.  His concern was that...

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