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Feb 5.2020

What Do Banjos and African Elephants Have in Common?

What do banjos and African elephants have in common?

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

Nov 16.2018

Remembering Roy Clark - A Message from Greg & Janet Deering

Deering Banjo Company and the music world at large are saddened today to learn of the passing of Roy Clark. A dear friend and beloved musician who played a...

Nov 2.2018

How Much Does A Banjo Cost? - Part 2

In part 1, we talked about the cost of a banjo as it pertains to the player who is looking at entry level banjos; in our case, the Goodtime line of banjos.

Oct 27.2018

How Much Does A Banjo Cost? - Part 1.

For many newcomers to banjo, knowing, or at least having an expectation of how much they will have to spend (or should spend) is one of the biggest factors...

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...

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