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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 : tenor banjo

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 chords...

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...

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 instrument....

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 plectrum/tenor...

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 play...

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...

Apr 13.2012
Apr 6.2012

Remembering Barney McKenna

We lost another banjo icon this week.  Barney McKenna, the last surviving original member of the Irish band the Dubliners passed away unexpectedly in his...

Apr 3.2012

Interview With Jeff DaRosa of Dropkick Murphys

 

Deering had the opportunity to catch up with our good friend Jeff DaRosa, multi-instrumentalist and tenor banjo player of  Dropkick Murphys . We got to hear...
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