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Jun 30.2020

Picky Fingers Podcast: "13 or So" by Nick Hornbuckle

In the first of the new “Freshly Picked” episodes, Keith chats with the fantastic 2-finger banjo player Nick Hornbuckle about his recent album “13 or So” on...

Topic Post : banjo shopping advice

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...

Jul 27.2016

Do I Need a Banjo Case?

“Do I need a banjo case?” sounds like a pretty simple question. Most folks would say no, if they only play at home. Let’s take a look at why you should have...

Jun 23.2016

Left Handed Banjo

There has been great mystery wrapped around playing the banjo left handed. The questions that we are asked tend to fall into the following categories:

May 6.2016

Do Good Banjos Need to Be Heavy?

Beginning and intermediate banjo players who are shopping for their first professional level banjo often ask the question, “do good banjos need to be...

Apr 4.2016

Introducing the new Artisan Goodtime Banjos!

The Deering Banjo Company has launched the new Artisan Goodtime banjos – a beautiful collection of banjos offering a stunning aesthetic normally reserved...

Feb 18.2016

How Many Strings On A Banjo?

Folks who are thinking about buying a banjo often ask us the question, “ how many strings on a banjo? ”

Jan 15.2016

5th String Banjo Capos: What’s the Best?

"What is the best 5th string banjo capo?" This is one of the most common questions we get asked here at the Deering Banjo Company

Jan 6.2016

Recreating Classic Banjo Recordings

The topic of classic banjo recordings from the early 1900s came up recently as a customer called a few weeks ago asking what banjo he should buy that would...

Finding Your Banjo Sound

The quest for that certain banjo sound has been discussed and written about for decades.  But the language of the “mechanics of banjo sound” has not always...

Dec 10.2015

Can You Play Clawhammer Banjo On a Resonator Banjo?

"Can you play clawhammer banjo on a resonator banjo?" It's a question that comes up fairly often both on online forums and out in the public. The answer is...

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