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May 19.2022

Should Clawhammer Banjo Be A Technique Or A Genre

When I first taught at Midwest Banjo Camp, I was sent the highly detailed timetable of classes and noted that they weren't split into 'clawhammer' and...

Jamie Latty

Jamie Latty
Jamie moved to San Diego from his native England in 2011 and has been part of the Deering team ever since. He has over 13 years experience in the musical instruments industry and has played music for as long as he can remember. His favorite Deering model is the 40th Ann. model. Jamie is married with three children and enjoys time with family, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and of course, playing music.

Recent Posts

Jan 20.2022

The Dead South x Deering | Catching up with Colton Crawford

When The Dead South came to San Diego recently to play a show at the House of Blues, we snuck onto their tour bus to hang out and talk banjos with Colton...

Jan 3.2022

Andy Thorn | Deering Live Shorts

A few weeks back, we had progressive Leftover Salmon banjoist Andy Thorn on the show. 

Dec 22.2021

Happy Holidays from Deering Banjo Company

In what has been another unconventional year, we wanted to see out 2021 with a few words from the Deering family themselves.

Dec 14.2021

Henhouse Prowlers Blend Bluegrass With Nairobi Pop

The banjo way too often gets pigeonholed into its traditional uses. So, it is always refreshing when it is brought outside of its element and used in music...

Sep 17.2021

BB Bowness | Deering Live Shorts

We had BB Bowness join us on Deering Live a couple of weeks ago, and it was a real pleasure! 

Aug 25.2021

Wes Corbett | Deering Live Shorts

Let's jump back a few weeks when we had the pleasure of hosting the wonderful Wes Corbett. 

Aug 7.2021

Riley Baugus | Deering Live Shorts

On July 8th, we hosted the legendary Riley Baugus on Deering Live. Deering Live Shorts is a quick collection of our favorite highlights of each episode of...

Aug 6.2021

Stephen Wade | Deering Live Shorts

This week, we hosted an enlightening conversation with the one and only Stephen Wade. Deering Live Shorts is a quick collection of our favorite highlights of...

Jun 18.2021

Greg Cahill | Deering Live Shorts

This week, we welcomed bluegrass pioneer Greg Cahill to Deering Live. After founding The Special Consensus in 1975, Greg has blazed a bright trail of banjo...

Feb 26.2021

Watch us refurbish Hank Smith's banjo in 4 minutes

When you play your banjo as much as Hank Smith does, sometimes you have to send it home for some TLC and a good clean! Which is exactly what Hank did in...

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