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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...

Topic Post : 6 string banjo

Sep 20.2016

Q & A With 6 String Banjoist John D. Willis

We recently had the chance to catch up with John D. Willis, a musician our ears are more familiar with than we realize! John is based in Nashville, TN and...

Sep 19.2016

Danny Barker and the 6-String Banjo In New Orleans Jazz

Danny Barker was a true original.  His activities were vast: jazz banjoist, guitarist, singer, songwriter, ukulele player, actor, raconteur, griot, and a...

Aug 31.2016

Is the Banjitar a Real Banjo?

"Is the banjitar a real banjo?” has been a much loved subject of music forums and comment sections the world over. Did I say banjitar? I meant Guitjo....

Aug 31.2016

What Is A Banjitar? - A Brief History of the 6 String Banjo

One question I hear a lot is "what is a banjitar?" While I have dedicated years pointing out that in fact it is called a 6 string banjo, many folks dismiss...

Aug 25.2016

10 Great 6 String Banjo Songs

Here are ten 6 string banjo songs that showcase the history and versatilty of the instrument. The banjo in these songs is one of the primary instruments...

May 13.2016

The Banjo Is Rockin' With Keith Urban

The Banjo Is Rockin'...

...with Keith Urban! The country star and all round tone connoisseur, rocks a banjo in his new video for Wasted Time! And not just...

6-String Banjo Set Ups

Unlike a guitar, the 6 string banjo can have its voice dramatically altered by the player.  Brighter, warmer, less sustain, more sustain, more mid-range...

Sep 4.2013

The Versatility of the 6 String Banjo

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Jun 1.2012
May 31.2012

More Space + More Tools = More Banjos!

It is the night before the big day here at Deering! The early hours of Friday morning will see the arrival of not one, but three new machines that will help...

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