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Jun 19.2022

How To Attach A Banjo Cradle Strap

Deering leather cradle straps are wonderfully secure and safe for your banjo. The cradle strap is made up of three pieces of leather and two attachment...

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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Mar 3.2022

I Shall Not Be Moved - Rhiannon Giddens

We've long been big fans of Rhiannon Giddens' work here at Deering Banjos. Whether it be with her work with the Carolina Chocolate Drops or her solo work, she...

Feb 24.2022

Adjusting Your Tone With Your Right Hand

When playing the 5-string banjo for bluegrass, the 3-finger style is the go to technique. A seldom talked about topic for players trying to hone in their...

Feb 15.2022

Tony Furtado On Deering Live

I first came upon Tony Furtado's banjo playing in the early 90's when I was about 20 years old. I was at the record store browsing the bluegrass/folk or...

Feb 2.2022

Victor Furtado This Week On Deering Live

On this week's Deering Live episode we are featuring one of my favorite young and innovative clawhammer banjoists on the scene, Victor Furtado. Victor grew up...

Jan 24.2022

Chord Voices For Genres Outside Of Bluegrass with Ryan Cavanaugh

On this week's Deering Live episode we are bringing by 5-string banjo wizard Ryan Cavanaugh to talk about how to comp chords on the 5-string banjo for genres...

Jan 4.2022

Our Favorite Banjo Albums From 2021

There were a lot of great albums that featured the banjo in 2021 and we're sorry we can't list them all here, but here are some that stood out to us here at...

Dec 17.2021

How To Change Your Banjo Strings

Changing your banjo strings is one of the easiest and best ways to bring the tone of your banjo back to life. One of the most common questions we hear is how...

Dec 15.2021

New Jens Kruger Signature Strings

We are happy to introduce the new Jens Kruger Signature 5-String Banjo String Set. A Swiss native who now makes his home in North Carolina, Jens has proven...

Oct 14.2021

Jens Kruger Inducted Into the Banjo Hall Of Fame

We would like to congratulate our friend and Deering artist Jens Kruger on being inducted into the 2021 American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame in the Five-String...

Oct 6.2021

Steve Martin Banjo Prize Announcement On Deering Live

We are very excited to have been able to join forces with the FreshGrass Foundation and Compass Records to feature the official announcement of the 2021 Steve...

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