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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...

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

Oct 10.2018

7 Things I Learned At My First IBMA

After several years at the Deering Banjo Co, I recently had the pleasure of attending IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) in the beautiful city...

Sep 4.2018

Deering Woodroom Sessions - Gayle Skidmore & Guests perform "All My Life"

The delightful Gayle Skidmore blessed us with her presence, to perform her original song, "All My Life". This time, with a twist!

Aug 22.2018

Why does a Goodtime Banjo Not Need a Truss Rod?

At Deering, we fully encourage and welcome our customers to call us with any questions they may have. Here’s one that has been an interesting topic of...

Jul 17.2018

Get Your Tickets for Museum of Making Music's Bluegrass Benefit

Deering is thrilled to be supporting the upcoming Museum of Making Music Bluegrass Benefit concert, featuring bluegrass Flatt Lonesome and The Grascals. We...

Jun 12.2018

Gustavo Santaolalla Opens E3 Conference With Boston 6 String Banjo

E3, the worlds largest gaming expo descended onto the Los Angeles Convention Center this week, and Sony opened up proceedings in true style, with the help...

May 7.2018

Greg Deering on the road for East Coast banjo workshop dates

Greg Deering is hitting the road on a three week tour, and hosting six in banjo workshops at a handful of Deering dealer locations. 

Apr 20.2018

How Much Does a Banjo Head Affect the Sound of a Banjo?

Originally written by Carolina Bridges

The wonder of banjo heads is how easy they make it for banjo players to change the sound of their banjos if they want...

Feb 22.2018

Deering Meet The Maker Workshops in Europe and the UK! 

Greg and Janet Deering are hosting a series of banjo workshops at various Deering dealers across Europe and the UK. Will they be visiting a store near you?

Dec 22.2017

Merry Christmas From Greg & Janet Deering

Greg and Janet Deering wanted to take a moment to send a special message to all of our incredible customers and to the banjo world at large!

Dec 19.2017

Quel Bordel performs Christmas Song "Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit". [VIDEO]

Quel Bordel invaded the Deering lobby last week for a special rendition of "Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit".  Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit is a Filipino Christmas song which,...

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