tenbrooks-banjos-inlays-1600x900
Official Deering Banjos Blog

Hooks & Nuts

Browse by Topic

See All
Mar 3.2022

I Shall Not Be Moved - Rhiannon Giddens

We've long been big fans of Rhiannon Giddens' work here at Deering Banjos. Whether it be with her work with the Carolina Chocolate Drops or her solo work, she...

Topic Post : hank smith

May 15.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Call and Response

In this lesson, Hank Smith talks about using call and response in your playing. Call and response is like a conversation or dialogue that you can create in...

May 8.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Building Harmony

In this lesson, Hank Smith shows you how to add harmony to your melodies to achieve a richer, fatter sound. Harmony a combination of two or more notes to form...

Apr 29.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Improvising Tips

Learn how to improvise on the 5 string banjo with Hank Smith. Improvising can be a daunting thing to do for many banjoists, but it is an essential skill to...

Apr 24.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Maximizing Tone

Banjoist Hank Smith gives you a lesson on getting the most tone out of your banjo playing. 

Apr 17.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Bluegrass Jamming Tips

Bluegrass jamming is one of the most fun aspects of playing the banjo. You can join in a jam no matter what skill level you're at as long as you know a few...

Apr 9.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Drive

Today we’re gonna be talking a little bit about drive. Drive is most commonly associated with how the music is played. It tends to be the soul. It tends to be...

Apr 2.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Composing On The 5-String Banjo

Composing your own music can be one of the most rewarding things you can do on a musical instrument. It allows you to create something new and original....

Mar 24.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Working Through Challenges

Banjoist Hank Smith from Hank, Pattie, & the Current talks about and demonstrates how to overcome things that may be difficult to you in your 5 string banjo...

Deering Rustic Wreath banjo ad
New Call-to-action

sign up for our newsletter

Archives

see all