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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...

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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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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