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Jul 10.2020

A Tour of Advanced Plating in Portland, TN

At Deering, we pride ourselves on making quality instruments with attention to detail, instruments built to last. It’s vital that the components we put on...

Topic Post : beginners banjo

Apr 30.2020

5 String Banjo for Beginners - Banjo Rolls

This is the last lesson in this series and we are excited to introduce you to your first banjo rolls, which is the fundamental technique in 3 finger style...

Apr 23.2020

5 String Banjo for Beginners - The E Chord

We have two more lessons to go in this series and we have covered a lot of ground. This week, we are focusing on the E chord. 

Apr 16.2020

5 String Banjo for Beginners - The D Chord

And we're back! We hope that you are enjoying your banjo journey so far, and that you are safe and well.  This week's lesson looks at the D chord. Not a D7,...

Apr 9.2020

5 String Banjo for Beginners - The F Chord

Has it been a week already? We are back with the next installment of our 5 string banjo for absolute beginners series, and this week we are moving to the F...

Apr 2.2020

5 String Banjo for Beginners - Incorporating the C Chord

Welcome back to our 5 String for Absolute Beginners series. If you are just tuning in, welcome to our 5 String Banjo for Absolute Beginners series. Last...

Mar 27.2020

5 String Banjo for Beginners - Getting Started

The 5 string banjo is most likely what you think about when you hear that magical sound of a banjo. You have thought about learning how to play, but you are...

Oct 18.2019

Why Do Teachers Recommend Goodtime Banjos?

Anyone who has been following Deering in the last few years will know that we talk a lot about the importance of choosing an instrument that will help your...

Jun 8.2018

How Hard Is It To Play the Banjo

One of the biggest myths about the banjo is that it is hard to play. After generations of blisteringly fast bluegrass licks dominating the public's...

Jul 7.2017

The Four Essential 5-String Banjo Rolls

With a few chords under their belt, and perhaps a plectrum to hand, almost anyone can have fun strumming away on the banjo. In fact, as newcomers to the...

Nov 29.2016

Starting Out Successfully On Banjo

When I get questions from players who are having a hard time progressing with their playing, the challenge is almost always something that could have been...

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