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Sep 21.2022

The Story of the Kekoa and a Deering banjo

Everyone loves a cool story, particularly when it involves a banjo. So, when Ryan Witbeck, our Airbnb host at this past year's Rockygrass festival in Lyons, CO...

Topic Post : clawhammer

May 19.2022

Should Clawhammer Banjo Be A Technique Or A Genre

When I first taught at Midwest Banjo Camp, I was sent the highly detailed timetable of classes and noted that they weren't split into 'clawhammer' and...

Feb 2.2022

Victor Furtado This Week On Deering Live

On this week's Deering Live episode we are featuring one of my favorite young and innovative clawhammer banjoists on the scene, Victor Furtado. Victor grew up...

May 23.2021

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...

Dec 16.2020

Chris Coole On Deering Live

This week were excited to talk with and listen to renowned clawhammer banjoist and songwriter Chris Coole. Chris Coole got his first banjo when he was 17 years...

Jul 8.2020

Clawhammer Banjo Lesson - Continuous Picking Style Of Surry County

Here is a lesson from the vaults of our good friends at Homespun. Learn how to play clawhammer banjo in the continuous picking style that is common in Surry...

Mar 30.2020

The Clawhammer Banjo Method - Pt.1

The Clawhammer Banjo Method is by far, the most watched video we have made to date. A clear, concise and approach to one of the most fun, and fastest growing...

Sep 19.2019

What Does A Scoop On A Banjo Do?

You might have heard of or seen banjos with "scooped" fingerboards. A banjo with a scooped fingerboard is, usually starting after the 17th fret (the 18th -...

Dec 7.2018

Jens Kruger plays the Vega Little Wonder Banjos

Jens Kruger is one of those guys that you cant help but be in awe of. After many years of watching his jaw dropping 3 finger style, I oversaw the filming of...

Dec 4.2018

Pentatonic Scales For Clawhammer Banjo

A couple of the most important scales you should learn when playing the banjo is your major and minor pentatonic scales. As the name suggests, these scales...

Aug 17.2018

Clawhammer Banjo Lesson: Drop Thumb

Drop thumb banjo playing is a technique used in the clawhammer style of playing the 5 string banjo. This technique will give you the ability to play more...

Kristin Scott Benson chooses the Deering Golden Series banjos
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