Best beginner banjos

Today we wanted to talk about a question most people looking for their first banjo ask us; which banjo should I choose? This depends mostly on your budget. You can …

Banjo Masters (I): Béla Fleck

Nice to start this series on main banjo players with a living legend. Béla Fleck is considered by many as the world´s premiere banjo player. The banjoist and musician that …

Banjo History Notes (I)

With this post we´ll start a series of posts with historical information on banjos; main performers, instruments details… The banjo was first introduced in the USA by African slave communities. …

Gold Tone Electric banjo

Here is a great instrument that was released by Gold Tone this past year. We love this new electric banjo for many reasons. It is supposed to be a lower …

Choosing a banjo

Yep. This is something we specially know about. Check our logo and the XIX century image that our logo was designed from. It shows a musical instrument seller advising on …

Banjo Tutorial I. Tuning your banjo.

Tuning a banjo can be difficult for beginners. To make it easier, we recommend buying an electronic  chromatic tuner (available at our store). However, we´ll try to show you how …

Learning to play the banjo

We are often asked by customers on banjo teachers, methods and ways to learn, so wanted to point you out a great banjo learning site. Or I should maybe say …

New banjo arrivals

We are extremely happy today to have received shipments from both of  our main banjo brands: Deering banjos and Gold Tone. We have just received some of Deering´s top seller …

Maybelle Carter and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Mother Maybelle

Listen to this beautiful Diamonds in the Rough version by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band featuring Earl Scruggs and Mother Maybelle Carter. June Carter is on autoharp. The Nitty Gritty …