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Jun 30.2020

Picky Fingers Podcast: "13 or So" by Nick Hornbuckle

In the first of the new “Freshly Picked” episodes, Keith chats with the fantastic 2-finger banjo player Nick Hornbuckle about his recent album “13 or So” on...

David Bandrowski

David Bandrowski

David Bandrowski has been a regular on the New Orleans music scene for over 25 years playing tenor banjo, 5-string banjo, and guitar in various outfits and styles over the years. David's styles are diverse and range from New Orleans jazz, modern jazz, bluegrass, funk, rock, old time Appalachian string band music and more!

David is a Deering Banjo Company clinician and has taught workshops at Chicago's Old Town School of folk music and has played with and/or recorded with Dr. John, Natalie Merchant, Donald Harrison, the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Mike Seeger, Glen David Andrews, and with band members of the Harry Connick Jr. Big Band, Fats Domino, The Allman Brothers, Merle Travis, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the Rebirth Brass Band, Galactic, and many other well known and lesser known entertainers. He has also composed, produced, and placed music in many commercials, films, and television programs.

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Jun 26.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson - Daytripper

In this lesson, Hank Smith teaches you how to play the Beatles tune "Daytripper" on the 5 string banjo. It really works well! Try it out!

Jun 25.2020

Deering Tech Live Episode 11 - Ask Us Anything

In this episode, we invited you to ask us anything about banjos. This chat is hosted by Chad Kapotic who is the VP of Operations at Deering and Jamie Latty...

Jun 24.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | Up A Lazy River

Learn how to play Up A Lazy River on the tenor banjo with David Bandrowski. David will guide you through the chords and a chord melody arrangement for this...

Jun 19.2020

Bluegrass Banjo Backup Lesson With Hank Smith - Rolling Backup

This is the second part of a bluegrass banjo lesson on how to play backup. In the previous lesson Hank showed you how to use "Boom Chucks" in your banjo...

Jun 12.2020

Bluegrass Banjo Backup Lesson With Hank Smith - Boom Chucks

In this lesson, Hank Smith teaches you how to play backup on the 5 string banjo in a bluegrass setting using "boom-chucks". In this style you are are...

Jun 11.2020

Deering Tech Live Episode 9 - 6 String Banjos

In this episode we journey into the wide world of the 6-String banjo with Sam Miller who heads up repairs here at Deering. Sam is a 5 and a 6-String banjo...

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...

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