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Jan 24.2022

Chord Voices For Genres Outside Of Bluegrass with Ryan Cavanaugh

On this week's Deering Live episode we are bringing by 5-string banjo wizard Ryan Cavanaugh to talk about how to comp chords on the 5-string banjo for...

Topic Post : plectrum banjo

Aug 18.2017

What Is a Plectrum Banjo?

Stand a plectrum banjo up against your average five-string banjo and at first glance, you might not spot the difference. Both types of instrument have...

Oct 27.2016

What Is Chicago Tuning on the Banjo?

Chicago tuning on a banjo is a tuning that is generally used on 4 string banjos and is the same four notes as the first four strings of a guitar or a...

Feb 26.2015

Is One Banjo Style More Difficult than Another?

We are asked regularly, is Bluegrass style finger picking more difficult than Clawhammer?  Is Clawhammer more difficult than finger picking? Is...

Goodtime Banjo Styles Video – Plectrum Banjo

Our third installment of our Goodtime Styles videos to help you understand what type of banjo is right for you. This one talks about plectrum banjos.  Find...

Feb 25.2013

What To Look For In A Plectrum Banjo

The plectrum banjo is popular with jazz players for several unique qualities. The tuning allows the player to make chords that do not generally require wide...

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