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Old Time Banjo Highlights

Featured Old Time Banjo Recordings:

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Jabbour, Ken Perlman & Jim Watson, Alan - YOU CAN'T BEAT THE CLASSICS
2015 - A cornucopia of old-time Appalachian tunes that have stood the test of time well, with fiddler Jabbour, longtime clawhammer banjo cohort Perlman and singer/guitarist and longtime Red ..more...
sku: AJ-CD015 CD .. $13.95
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Cox, Mary Z. - BLUE SKY BANJO
2015 - Diverse banjoist's vocal premier finds her spanning genres from blues, bluegrass to pop, and of course old-time music! With guests Lis Williamson on vocal harmony & rhythm guitar, Lon ..more...
sku: MARY-CD2015 CD .. $14.95
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Furtado, Victor - VICTOR FURTADO
2014 - Debut from this 15-year-old oldtime banjo phenom from Front Royal, VA - with guests Nate Leath, Danny Knicely and Mark Schatz. ..more...
sku: PATUX-CD261 CD .. $14.95
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Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Bela - BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN
2014 - A perfect pair of banjo masters integrate their distinct talents for a "front porch"-style performance with vocals. The release is meant to accentuate the vibrant, varied nature of the ..more...
sku: ROUN-CD3626 CD .. $14.95
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Featured Old Time Banjo Books:

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CLAWHAMMER COOKBOOK - TOOLS, TECHNIQUES & RECIPES FOR PLAYING CLAWHAMMER BANJO by Michael Bremer
LIMITED TIME SALE PRICE, REGULARLY $19.99, GET 'EM WHILE THEY LAST Book/CD pack. There are two ways to approach writing a cookbook. One way is to give you a bunch of recipes and tell you, "Here's how to make this dish, or here's how to play this tune." Another is to teach you how to cook. This book takes the second path.
sku: 49-118354 .. list $19.99 ours $15.25
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BLUE SKY BANJO by Mary Z. Cox
New! Contains tab for the songs and tunes featured on her CD of the same title.
sku: 158-108 $20.00
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ECLECTIC CLAWHAMMER by Bob Solosko
Traditional and contemporary tunes from the contra dance, Scottish, Irish, English, French, Cape Breton and Old-Time repertories arranged for melodic clawhammer banjo. "The Bag of Spuds," ..more...
sku: 482-2 $13.95
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OLD TIME STRING BAND BANJO STYLES by Joseph Weidlich
An overview of the basics of old time string band banjo styles as played in the Southern mountains of the eastern United States for "seconding" vocal songs and fiddle tunes. These techniques ..more...
sku: 49-123693 $19.99
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ART ROSENBAUM'S OLD-TIME BANJO BOOK - FORTY-SEVEN OLD-TIME 5-STRING BANJO TUNINGS AND PICKING STYLES by Art Rosenbaum
Book/2-DVD set. Rosenbaum is one of America's foremost performers and teachers of traditional five-string banjo playing. He has a long-time interest in the myriad old-time tunings that give ..more...
sku: 02-30494DP $26.99
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DROP-THUMB: 21 CLAWHAMMER BANJO SOLOS by R.D. Lunceford
Full tablature for all the tunes on Lunceford's fine CD of the same name -- with tunings, historical background, a section on style, and in-depth notes on each of the tunes. Comb-bound; 33 pp. ..more... - on order, expected arrival date 04/08/15
sku: 158-24 $15.00
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A SECRET LIFE OF BANJO by Mary Z. Cox
Companion book for the CD, featuring 15 simple banjo tabs, playing tips and notes about each tune. Spiralbound, 39 pp. ..more...
sku: 158-32 .. list $15.00 ours $14.25
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SARAH ELIZABETH WOOD: ONE MAY MORNING - LYRICS, CHORDS AND BANJO TABLATURE by Sarah Elizabeth Wood
Companion book to the CD of the same name. Historical notes, lyrics, chords and meticulous banjo tablature to 17 songs from the Appalachian tradition, in a 5"x 5-1/2" spiralbound book of heavy ..more... - out-of-stock, more coming soon
sku: 158-95 $15.00
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Featured Old Time Banjo Videos

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DVD - SINGING WITH THE BANJO - SONGS AND ACCOMPANIMENT CLAWHAMMER STYLE taught by Cathy Fink
ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DIRECT DOWNLOAD. A terrific lesson for banjo players who want to sing and accompany themselves in clawhammer style. Starting with two easy songs Cathy shows how to find the ..more...
sku: 300-DVD253 .. list $29.95 ours $26.95
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DVD - HOW TO PLAY THE 5-STRING BANJO taught by Pete Seeger
We can order this for you or you can DOWNLOAD IT NOW! Just click one of the download links below. Pete discusses up-picking, frailing, whamming, double-thumbing, hammering-on and pulling-off, ..more... - available as a special order -- normally ships within 7-10 days
sku: 300-DVD85 .. list $29.95 ours $26.95
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DVD - 30 OF DIANE'S FAVORITES 2005 by Diane Jones
"Diane Jones demonstrates some of her favorite tunes for intermediate and advanced intermediate students!" The Reed Island Rounders' ace clawhammer stylist introduces and plays a tasty ..more... - out-of-stock, more coming soon
sku: BW-DVD005 $27.00
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DVD - OLD-TIME BANJO CLAWHAMMER STYLE taught by Frank Lee
We can order this for you or you can DOWNLOAD IT NOW! Just click one of the download links below. Frank Lee breaks down the authentic Round Peak clawhammer style and teaches you great ..more... - available as a special order -- normally ships within 7-10 days
sku: 300-DVD236 .. list $29.95 ours $26.95
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DVD - ELEMENTS OF CLAWHAMMER BANJO: A LESSON WITH CHRIS COOLE
ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DIRECT DOWNLOAD. Chris presents an in-depth exploration of his own trademark style of clawhammer playing. Through a series of exercises and tradtional tunes he builds a ..more...
sku: 688-DVD2 .. list $29.95 ours $26.95
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DVD - PICK UP YOUR BANJO & PLAY: CLAWHAMMER BANJO INSTRUCTION taught by Bob Carlin
Clawhammer technique not only works within a group setting, but also sounds good by itself and functions well as an accompaniment to singing. Learn how to hold the banjo, the right hand and ..more...
sku: GOLDT-DVD101 .. list $19.99 ours $18.00
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Here's a bunch of specially-selected stuff for the Old Time Banjo enthusiast.

Featured Old Time Banjo New Instruments:

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


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* ELDERLY INSTRUMENTS OLD TIME BANJO OUTFIT
Discover the joy of old-timey clawhammer style banjo and save yourself over $50.00. This outfit has everything you need. At the center of the package is the Rover RB-110 open-back banjo with ..more...
sku: DEAL6
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DEERING GOODTIME OPENBACK BANJO STARTER PACKAGE
WITH GIGBAG, TUNER, VIDEO & ACCESSORIES - USA-made student model with 3-ply rim, Deering's traditional peghead shape and walnut bowtie fretboard inlays. - All natural finish, maple neck and 11" ..more...
sku: GOODSTART .. list $659.00 ours $549.00
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BLOOM BEVELED RIM BANJO, STANDARD STYLE 1 MODEL WITH 11.5" RIM
PRICE REDUCED, WAS $1195 - Handcrafted in Michigan. Maple pot with birdseye maple cap. The rim laminations are steam bent of select hard Maple then kiln tempered and glued with a waterproof ..more...
sku: BBRB1 $1050.00
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CEDAR MOUNTAIN BANJOS FH1 FOOTHILLS OPENBACK
MAHOGANY, SHORT SCALE, 11" RIM - Mahogany neck with ebony fretboard (1-9/32" nut), 24-3/8" scale allows either A or G tuning, fretboard scooped above 17th fret, pearl dot inlays, ebony peghead ..more...
sku: CMFH1-11MAH $2135.00
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DEERING GOODTIME OPENBACK BANJO
Student model with 3-ply rim, Deering's traditional peghead shape and walnut bowtie fretboard inlays. - All natural finish, maple neck and 11" 3-ply rim, frosted plastic head with 16 brackets, ..more...
sku: GOODTIME .. list $499.00 ours $399.00
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GOLD TONE CB-100 OPENBACK BANJO
Stained maple neck & 11" diameter rim, brass rod tone hoop, Fiberskyn head, rosewood fretboard (26-3/16" scale, 1-3/16" bone nut), Gold Tone logo & star on peghead, shooting star at 5th fret, ..more...
sku: GTCB100 .. list $919.00 ours $689.25
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GOLD TONE CEB-5 5-STRING CELLO BANJO & CASE
14" pot with Renaissance head for a great low tone. Peghead shape and inlays give it a historic (1920's-era) look. Nylon strings. Tuned to 1 octave below standard A tuning (aEAC#E) or D tuning ..more... - on order, expected arrival date unknown
sku: GTCEB5 .. list $1629.00 ours $1221.75
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GOLD TONE OT-10 10-STRING OPENBACK BANJO & CASE
Banjo innovation from Gold Tone brings 12-string guitar sound to the 5-string banjo. 1st, 2nd & 5th pairs are tuned in unison, the 3rd & 4th pairs in octaves. 9 guitar-style tuning gears ..more...
sku: GTOT10 .. list $1789.00 ours $1341.75
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GOLD TONE OT-700A A-SCALE TUBAPHONE BANJO & CASE
11" maple pot with tubaphone tone ring, 24 brackets (no bracket band), Renaissance head. Maple neck with bound ebony fretboard (shorter scale for A tuning), engraved pearl inlays, fretboard is ..more...
sku: GTOT700A .. list $1579.00 ours $1184.25
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SAGA SS10 OPENBACK BANJO
Vintage inspired design. 11" diameter rim of 3/8" maple, w/ simple brass hoop tone ring, 24 tension hook pattern, classic tailpiece and frosted Remo head. Mahogany neck w/ rosewood fingerboard, ..more...
sku: SS10 .. list $550.00 ours $385.00
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WILDWOOD TROUBADOUR WITH BRACKET BAND, SCOOPED FRETBOARD
Dark finish openback banjo, maple rim, with tubaphone tone ring and bracket band. Flame maple neck, bound ebony fretboard with bird & flower inlays, scooped above 17th fret for easy play over ..more...
sku: TROUBCUST .. list $2950.00 ours $2175.00
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Featured Old Time Banjo Accessories:

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CANADIAN 11" OPENBACK BANJO CASE
After a very, very long absence, the tweed 11" openback banjo cases are again available.
tweed 5-string openback .. sku: BCEV-5STOT $260.00
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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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GUARDIAN VINTAGE 11" OPENBACK BANJO CASE
Classic styling with heavy-duty 7-ply wooden shell, arched lid, brass latches, very comfortable padded leather handle, durable black pebble-grain exterior, crushed velour lining, dual neck ..more...
sku: GVBC-5STO $125.00
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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.
sku: NDTW $45.95
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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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