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Dec 14.2019

Jamie Deering Steps Into CEO Role at Deering Banjos

Anyone who knows Jamie Deering at all will know that she has been an integral part of Deering Banjo Company from a very young age. She attended her first...

Topic Post : tenor banjo

Oct 25.2019

Tenor Banjo Lesson - How To Build a Chord Melody

In the following lesson, we will learn how to take a basic melody, and turn that into a full chord melody arrangement.  We are going to use the popular tune...

Mar 29.2019

2 and 3 Note Tenor Banjo Chord Voicings

The tenor banjo is often perceived as an overly bright instrument by other band members.  This can often be attributed to the banjo player playing all...

Aug 1.2018

How To Tune A Tenor Banjo To Chicago Tuning

The tenor banjo is seeing a revival of sorts. Traditionally tuned in intervals of 5ths (C, G, D, A - standard tuning, G, D, A, E - Irish tenor tuning), many...

Mar 16.2018

Irish Tenor Banjo - What Is the Standard?

When it comes to Irish tenor banjo, it is hard to define exactly what type of banjo that is. Yes, it is a four string tenor banjo. But is it a 17-fret or a...

Dec 1.2017

How To Play a Tremolo On 4 String Banjo

The tremolo is a playing technique often used by 4 string banjoists to help give the effect of adding sustain to a note. This effect can add a lot of...

Oct 13.2017

How To Play Tenor Banjo Arpeggios

Learning how to play your arpeggios all the way up the neck of your instrument is one of the best things you can do to improve your playing on any...

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...

May 29.2014

Goodtime Banjo Styles Video - 19 Fret Tenor

Our second installment of our Goodtime Styles videos. Find more at goodtimebanjos.com These videos will take you through some of the most popular ways to...

Nov 24.2012

Tenor Banjo - The Most Versatile Instrument?

The concept of “the most versatile banjo” or even “the most versatile instrument” is probably just as absurd as a painter claiming that blue is the “most...

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