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Mar 22.2019

Learning Banjo vs Guitar

 I often get the question, “How hard is it to learn to play banjo vs the guitar?” The answer is that every instrument has its different learning curves and...

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Mar 22.2019

Learning Banjo vs Guitar

 I often get the question, “How hard is it to learn to play banjo vs the guitar?” The answer is that every instrument has its different learning curves and...

Feb 28.2019

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...

Jan 18.2019

Creating Your Vocabulary Of Banjo Licks

No matter what instrument you play, in order to begin improvising you need to create your own collection of “licks”. What is a “lick”? A lick is a small...

Dec 14.2018

Highlighting Your Weaknesses In Your Playing - And Fixing Them

One thing all great musicians do is to constantly aim to get better. The same is true with most things in life, but the correlation is most easily true when...

Dec 4.2018

Pentatonic Scales For Clawhammer Banjo

A couple of the most important scales you should learn when playing the banjo is your major and minor pentatonic scales. As the name suggests, these scales...

Nov 20.2018

Learn 3 Easy Banjo Chords

A banjo chord is made when you strum or pick more than one string on your banjo. On a 5 string banjo, the standard tuning is an open G tuning. This means...

Nov 8.2018

Nail Tips For Clawhammer Banjo

One of the biggest problems clawhammer banjo players have is how to keep their nails in shape so that they can produce a warm, clear tone out of their...

Oct 19.2018

How To Wear Banjo Picks

It might seem like a silly question to someone who has played the banjo before, but almost every time I give banjo picks to someone who has never played...

Oct 3.2018

What Size Head Do I Need For My Banjo?

Modern banjos have standard head sizes. Vintage banjos on the other hand have head sizes that are all over the map. At Deering we use two different head...

Oct 2.2018

Where Are the Goodtime Banjos Built?

Deering is very proud of the fact that all of their banjos have always and always will be built in the United States. Goodtime banjos are no different. The...

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