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Dec 17.2018

Merry Christmas from Deering Banjos

As 2018 draws to a close, Greg, Janet, and Jamie Deering wanted to take a moment to say Merry Christmas in the best way they know how; through the magic of...

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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...

Sep 28.2018

What Is the Difference Between the Goodtime and the Artisan Goodtime Banjos?

One of the most common questions we get from our customers is “What is the difference between the Goodtime and the Artisan Goodtime banjos?” There are...

Sep 14.2018

Woodroom Session | Alison Brown Playing "Sweet Thing"

Watch Grammy award winner and banjo virtuoso, Alison Brown makes her second Woodroom Session appearance, with the help of her Deering Julia Belle low tuned...

Sep 4.2018

Alison Brown Banjo Lesson - The Importance Of Listening

In this video Alison Brown talks about right hand position and the importance of listening when you are playing banjo.

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