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May 30.2024

How to Develop Your Unique Banjo Style

Every banjo player dreams of a signature sound, a style that sets them apart and instantly captivates listeners. It's the difference between mimicking your...

Sep 26.2023

Getting Away from Strict Memorizing and Creating Your Own Solos

Will J. writes:

I have been taking banjo lessons for about a year and a half now. My instructor is a great banjo player, winning competitions at major events....

Sep 6.2023

Michael J. Miles Clawhammer Banjo Workshop | 37 Ways To Play G, C, and D

Come learn 37 ways and more to make your G, C, and D chords on the 5-string banjo in Episode 4 of our Clawhammer Banjo Workshop Series with Michael Miles....

Sep 1.2023

Finding the Melody Using Chords

We’re in peak jamming season now, and I hope those of you who bring your banjos to festivals actually take them out and get into some real live jams. More...

Aug 30.2023

Jamming Fundamentals: Chord Changing Made Easy

People sometimes wonder why I switched from doing banjo camps to jam camps. In keeping with my overall philosophy of “doing whatever gets you the most...

Aug 23.2023

Michael J. Miles Clawhammer Banjo Workshop | Blues & Blues Improvisation

Welcome to the third episode of our pre-recorded clawhammer banjo workshop series with the talented Michael Miles. In this episode, Michael and his co-host,...

Aug 10.2023

A Super-Useful Jam Skill: Hearing Chord Changes

We’re in peak jamming season now, and I hope those of you who bring your banjos to festivals actually take them out and get into some real live jams. More...

Aug 8.2023

Michael J. Miles Clawhammer Banjo Workshop | Song Accompaniment Part 2

Welcome to the second episode of our pre-recorded clawhammer banjo workshop series with Michael Miles. Throughout this episode, Michael and co-host David...

Jun 28.2023

Michael J. Miles Clawhammer Banjo Workshop | Song Accompaniment Part 1

Join us for the premiere episode of our pre-recorded clawhammer banjo workshop series with Michael Miles. Discover how to accompany yourself or others while...

Jun 19.2023

Paula Boggs Band Visits Deering Factory

We had a visit earlier this year from the always delightful Paula Boggs Band, who joined us at the Deering factory for a chat and a song! 

May 30.2023

The Banjo Players of the 2023 Blue Ox Festival

The Blue Ox Music Festival in Eau Claire, Wisconsin was founded in 2015 with the vision of an intimate Bluegrass and Americana music experience. Both the...

Kristin Scott Benson chooses the Deering Golden Series banjos
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