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Aug 22.2019

The Benefits Of Jamming With Other Pickers

Playing the banjo by yourself is rewarding, especially when you are learning. There’s a lot to be said for sitting in your favorite easy chair and...

Jul 1.2019

Introducing The Winston Marshall Signature Banjo

Deering Banjos, in close collaboration with Winston Marshall of Mumford & Sons, is honored to announce the new Winston Marshall Signature Model.

Every...

Jun 28.2019

3 Blues Banjo Licks with Tray Wellington

Take a banjo lesson with Tray Wellington as he teaches you 3 bluegrass blues licks on the 5 string banjo. Learn a classic J.D. Crowe style blues lick as...

Jun 21.2019

Bela Fleck Blue Ridge Banjo Camp - Banjo Auction

Deering Banjos and the Blue Ridge Banjo Camp, curated by Bela Fleck, have teamed up to raise funds for special Camper Sponsorships for exceptional pickers...

Jun 19.2019

eBay & the Banjo Buying Blues

If you are thinking of buying a Deering or Goodtime banjo, and you head over to eBay, we urge you to tread carefully.

Jun 14.2019

The 6 String Banjo By Harvey Reid

The 6-string banjo is as hard to classify as a platypus duckbill. It has been around for more than a century. It has a guitar neck, so it is really a...

Jun 13.2019

Perfecting Your Bluegrass Banjo Pull-Offs

For the bluegrass banjoist—or even for the non-playing fan of bluegrass banjo—the pull-off is an essential piece of vocabulary. Hearing Crowe, Mills, Baucomb

May 24.2019

How To Install A Pickup Jack On A Rim Of A Banjo

There are a number of different pickups for a banjo, but all of them will use a 1/4" jack that you plug your guitar cable into. On resonator banjos the jack...

May 24.2019

Internalizing Banjo Music

So much of playing music is an internal, mental process. Obviously, the physical aspect is crucial, but it all begins inside. If the music is not understood...

May 16.2019

Tips On Backing Up a Singer/Songwriter On 5 String Banjo

Many 5 string banjo players have a hard time playing in other styles other than the traditional styles used for the 5 string banjo (bluegrass and old time)....

May 9.2019

You Can Be a Good Banjo Player at Any Level

When we hear a great banjo player, we notice the results of years of practice and hours spent mastering the left and right hand techniques.  We are aware of...

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