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Bluegrass Banjo Highlights

Featured Bluegrass Banjo Recordings:

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Pikelny, Noam - PLAYS KENNY BAKER PLAYS BILL MONROE
2013 - Tribute to the landmark 1976 Kenny Baker album that served as his "instrumental bluegrass bible." Lending his own flavor to these banjo classics, along with guests Stuart Duncan on ..more...
sku: COMPASS-CD4616 CD .. $14.95
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Emerson, Bill - DANCIN' ANNIE
2014 - Backed by his band, Sweet Dixie. Collection of traditional and contemporary bluegrass, classic country and gospel numbers. With band members Chris Stifel, Teri Chism, and Wayne Lanham. ..more...
sku: RHY-CD1117 CD .. $14.95
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Trischka, Tony - GREAT BIG WORLD
2014 - 13 inspired, experimental cuts, featuring guests Steve Martin on "Promontory Point," Aoife Donovan on "Belated Wedding Hoedown/Angelina Baker," Noam Pikelny on "Great Big World/Purple ..more...
sku: ROUN-CD9143 CD .. $13.95
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Featured Bluegrass Banjo Books:

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BLUEGRASS MASTERS: BILL KEITH, BANJO by Tony Trischka and Bill Keith
A classic book from the Oak Archives. Originally published in 1978, this book contains exact transcriptions of 21 tunes and breaks as played by master bluegrass banjo player Bill Keith. ..more...
sku: 01-710031 $18.95
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GETTING INTO BLUEGRASS BANJO by Alan Munde
Book/CD set. The accumulation of successful teaching concepts developed in his 40+ years as a professional bluegrass musician and teacher. Munde presents a straight-forward and well-founded ..more...
sku: 02-20803BCD $19.95
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ALFRED'S BASIC 5-STRING BANJO METHOD 1 by Dan Fox, Dick Weissman
New! A quick, easy, enjoyable method for learning to play banjo. Clear, well-paced instruction.
sku: 20-38922 $14.99
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STEVE KAUFMAN'S FOUR-HOUR BLUEGRASS WORKOUT FOR ALL INSTRUMENTS, SERIES TWO
ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DIRECT DOWNLOAD. Book/4 CD pack. 50 songs! Provides you with a backup band that gives rhythmic support for invaluable practice sessions. Each song is played three times ..more...
sku: 300-596 $44.95
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FORTY GOSPEL GREATS FOR BANJO by Eddie Collins
Book/CD pack. When you hear "gospel banjo," you might think about tunes heard at every bluegrass festival, played in the Southern gospel tradition. But Eddie Collins breaks new ground with this ..more...
sku: 49-1497 $19.99
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TEACH YOURSELF BLUEGRASS BANJO by Tony Trischka
This book/CD pack teaches you authentic bluegrass! Clear instruction from a professional: basics, right- and left-hand techniques, solos, backup, personal advice on performance, and much more. ..more...
sku: 01-064988 $17.99
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OLD & IN THE WAY - BANJO SONGBOOK
Book/CD set. Easy-to-follow lead sheet arrangements of all the songs from this groundbreaking, historic recording. Plus, Jerry Garcia's classic banjo breaks have been transcribed in ..more...
sku: 20-430 $19.95
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THE ULTIMATE BANJO SONGBOOK - 26 FAVORITES FOR 5-STRING BANJO arranged and performed by Janet Davis
Book/2 CD pack. A great collection of banjo classics designed to be used by players of all skill levels. Each song includes multiple variations and versions, alternate licks, endings, & ..more...
sku: 49-699565 $24.95
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BANJO SONGS by Geoff Hohwald
ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DIRECT DOWNLOAD. Book/2 CD pack. Combines material from Banjo Songs books I, II, & III into one volume. Contains 75 breaks to over 30 songs the way the pros play them. Also ..more...
sku: 56-22 $19.95
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Featured Bluegrass Banjo Videos

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DVD - BEYOND VAMPING: FANCY BACKUP BANJO taught by Casey Henry
Ho-hum. Yawn. Bored with vamping? Wish there was something you could do to spice things up? There is! This DVD starts off with simple vamp decorations and then moves on to those fancy backup ..more...
sku: 285-DVD167 $29.95
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DVD - BANJO BACKUP FOR FIDDLE TUNES taught by Casey Henry & Murphy Henry, with Megan Lynch on fiddle
Playing backup to a fiddle is one of the .funnest. things a banjo player can do! No pressure you just hang around in the background doing simple roll patterns. But what rolls do you use? Did ..more...
sku: 285-DVD169 $29.95
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DVD - MAKE UP YOUR OWN BANJO SOLOS : TWO DVD SET taught by Pete Wernick
We can order this for you or you can DOWNLOAD IT NOW! Just click one of the download links below. Contains 300-DVD373 & 300-DVD381. Learn how to create convincing banjo solos, "on the fly" in ..more... - available as a special order -- normally ships within 7-10 days
sku: 300-DVD381SET .. list $49.95 ours $44.95
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DVD - BLUEGRASS BANJO FAVORITES - DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS WITH 8 ESSENTIAL JAM TUNES taught by Bill Evans
ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DIRECT DOWNLOAD. Learn eight must-know jam session instrumentals: "Jesse James," "John Hardy," "Foggy Mountain Breakdown," "Clinch Mt. Backstep," "Old Joe Clark," "Salt ..more...
sku: 300-DVD437 .. list $29.95 ours $26.95
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DVD - 5-STRING BANJO SET-UP & MAINTENANCE: A WORKSHOP WITH JANET & JIM DAVIS by Jim & Janet Davis
NEW LOWER PRICE! The Davises take apart and reassemble a 5-string banjo while demonstrating basic set-up and maintenance. Covers in detail: setting the bridge, changing strings, tightening and ..more... - on order, expected arrival date 04/25/14
sku: 430-DVD1 .. list $30.00 ours $24.00
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DVD - BEGINNING BANJO
Simple instruction for the 5-string banjo. Songs are demonstrated slowly, phrase by phrase, with split screen close-ups so that you can see exactly how they're done. You will learn rolls, ..more... - out-of-stock, more coming soon
sku: 515-DVD1 .. list $14.95 ours $13.45
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Here's a bunch of specially-selected stuff for the Bluegrass Banjo enthusiast.

Featured Bluegrass Banjo New Instruments:

also see our full listing of new Resonator Back Banjos (5-string) and our full listing of vintage and used Resonator Back Banjos (5-string)


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STELLING CRUSADER WITH OLD WOOD RIM & CASE
Mahogany neck & resonator, Stelling patented wedge-fit tone ring. Special features include a new peghead design, a slightly longer scale for more power (26.428" vs. 26.25"), and a straight nut ..more...
sku: CRUSADER .. list $5000.00 ours $4000.00
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* ELDERLY INSTRUMENTS BLUEGRASS BANJO OUTFIT
Get started on classic bluegrass style banjo and save yourself over $70.00. This outfit has everything you need. At the center of the package is the Rover RB-115 resonator banjo with multi-ply ..more...
sku: DEAL5 $499.00
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FENDER® FB-300 BANJO VALUE PACK
A super value for the beginner. Includes the Fender FB-300 banjo, gigbag, electronic tuner, strap, picks, an extra set of strings and instructional materials by Hal Leonard. Banjo features ..more...
sku: FB300 .. list $499.99 ours $349.99
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GOLD STAR GF-100FE "FLYING EAGLE" RESONATOR BANJO & CASE
Long awaited reissue of a very popular bluegrass banjo from the 80's. Features include select mahogany neck and resonator, 3-ply rock maple rim w/ sand cast bell bronze flathead tone ring, ..more...
sku: GF100FE .. list $2395.00 ours $1675.00
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DEERING GOODTIME ZOMBIE KILLER RESONATOR BANJO
Zombie killing theme plays out in red hardware, saw-toothed flange with zombie head cutouts, disturbing finish color on resonator (looks blood-spattered and worn), walnut fingerboard inlays ..more...
sku: GOODZOMBIE .. list $1013.00 ours $895.00
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NECHVILLE PHANTOM BANJO & CASE
MAHOGANY MIDNIGHT GALAXY MODEL - Nechville's unique Heli-Mount pot design plus a tunneled 5th string - tune all 5 strings at the headstock! Mahogany neck and resonator, ebony fretboard ..more...
sku: NMPHANGAL .. list $4550.00 ours $4095.00
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WILDWOOD PARAGON RESONATOR BANJO & CASE, FLAME MAPLE
Fancy flame maple neck and resonator (dark stained finish), bound ebony fretboard with ornate pearl inlay pattern, flathead tone ring, one-piece cast zinc flange, resonator & neck bound in ..more...
sku: PARAGON .. list $3745.00 ours $2800.00
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RECORDING KING MADISON
RESONATOR BANJO - Great economical bluegrass banjo features a very nicely designed, specially shaped 11" diameter 3-ply maple rim that requires no tone ring, but yields a very fine sound; if ..more...
sku: RKRB25 .. list $934.00 ours $699.00
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BISHLINE SALTY DOG & CASE
Mahogany neck with quilted mahogany resonator, tortoise binding, gloss finish, 3-ply maple rim with Bishline tone ring, nickel hardware. Ebony fretboard with dot and dogbone inlays, pearl hound ..more...
sku: SALTY $3295.00
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DEERING SIERRA MAPLE BANJO & CASE
Maple version of the popular Sierra. Priced the same as the original mahogany!
sku: SIERRAMPL .. list $2794.00 ours $2289.00
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Featured Bluegrass Banjo Accessories:

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CALTON DELUXE BANJO CASE - GIBSON 5-STRING RESONATOR BANJO
Calton cases have been unavailable for the past few years, but 2013 marks the beginning in a new chapter for these very highly respected cases. Now produced here in the USA, in Austin, Texas; ..more...
sku: CBC1
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GOLD TONE ULTIMATE BANJO MUTE
Great new mute - slides onto bridge below strings and doesn't fall off !!
sku: BA74 .. list $16.00 ours $12.75
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GUARDIAN BASIC ARCHTOP RESONATOR BANJO CASE
Classic 3-ply shaped shell, arched top, which greatly increases strength, plush padded interior, 4 latches (one locking), accessory box and durable handle. Sized to fit most resonator banjos ..more...
sku: BCG18-5STR $75.00
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B & G GUITARS STRAPILLOW SHOULDER CUSHION FOR INSTRUMENT STRAPS, BROWN & BLACK
ELIMINATE THE DISCOMFORT THAT CAN COME WITH STRAPPING ON AN INSTRUMENT - Incredibly simple, effective design. Just slip the thickly padded, tubular Strapillow over any existing strap (up to ..more...
sku: BGSP-BBK $39.99
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LITTLE MOUNTAIN MUSIC BANJOMATE TONE ENHANCER FOR RESONATOR BANJO
ORIGINAL ALL BRASS VERSION - Increases volume, enhances different tonal qualities and installs in minutes without any tools. Mounts on the inside back surface of your resonator with a supplied ..more...
sku: BMTE $19.95
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MYBANJO THREE HEAD BANJO TUNING WRENCH
Nicely done banjo nut wrench with three heads on one tool - 1/4", 9/32", and 5/16". Sturdy and ergonomically compelling. ..more...
sku: BTW $17.65
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DRUM DIAL BANJO HEAD TENSION METER
Measures banjo head tension directly from the head for accurate tap-tuning. Sits on the head, large easy-to-read dial. Included edge guide ensures that it is always the same distance from the ..more...
sku: DDIAL .. list $99.00 ours $62.50
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EARL'S SUSPENDER CAPO
A new approach to a 5th string capo for your banjo. Requires no drilling or installation, just place one end of the capo on the edge opposite the 5th string, stretch the elastic behind the ..more...
sku: ESC $15.00
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HATFIELD BANJO PICKUP
Available again! Jack Hatfield has redesigned the famous Gerald Jones Acoustic Plus banjo pickup, known to produce a very natural amplified sound. Magnetic coil/inductor strip design. Mounts on ..more...
sku: HATPUP $100.00
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REGAL (FORMERLY NEARY) DRUM TORQUE WRENCH
Meant for precise tensioning of drum heads, it works GREAT for banjos, too! Ensures even tension on every bracket hook. Practical and effective -- it removes the guesswork. Has an adaptor that fits over traditional nut wrenches. So simple, even a banjo player can use it.
sku: NDTW $45.95
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NATIONAL NP2 NICKEL SILVER FINGER PICKS, SET OF FOUR
Reproduction of the original National NP2, 1930 patent #1787136 fingerpicks. The proper contours and smoothly finished in .025 gauge. Just the way you remember them. Made in the USA. ..more...
sku: NP2 $8.60
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buy 2 for $15.30 ($7.65 ea.)
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STELLING "GLYDE-COAT" INSTRUMENT POLISH
4 oz bottle ..more...
sku: SGP4 $10.00
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ULTIMATE BANJO CAPO
Completely hand made in Oregon by Dave Elliott. This sleek design, open sided precision banjo capo is solid brass, and adjusts easily via the good sized knob (not too big) at the bottom. The ..more...
sku: ULTBJO .. list $44.00 ours $32.99
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