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Old Time Banjo Highlights

Featured Old Time Banjo Recordings:

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Sutphin & Levy - TWO PEAS IN A POD
2013 - "This recording is an imaginative look at the Round Peak music of Surry County, North Carolina and the surrounding Piedmont region. The magic that happens here between Kirk Sutphin on ..more...
sku: BLMP-CD5 CD .. $14.95
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Mabus, Joel - PEPPER'S GHOST AND OTHER BANJO VISITATIONS
2013 - Clawhammer style banjo, some instrumental, some with vocals. Packaged in a trifold eco wallet design, with photos and full liner notes. "Fire On The Mountain," "Billy in the Low Ground," ..more...
sku: FOSS-CD2313 CD .. $14.95
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A L'Afrique - PAYDAY
Mark Palms, Kofi Ameyaw and Matt Callaway play traditional music of Ghana on banjo, guitar, gyil - xylophone - and percussion, with some songs of Mississippi & Louisiana, seasoned with guest ..more...
sku: FRUGE-CD3 CD .. $12.95
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Featured Old Time Banjo Books:

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OLD-TIME FAVORITES FOR CLAWHAMMER BANJO by Dan Levenson
New! This followup to Levenson's "Old-Time Festival Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo" (02-20313BCD) includes 62 more tunes of varying difficulty.
sku: 02-30224BCD $34.99
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BACH'S CELLO SUITES I-III ARRANGED FOR TENOR BANJO by Rob MacKillop
Book/CD set. Bach's cello suites are among the most famous solo instrumental works of all time. The cello and the tenor banjo share the same tuning, and banjo players might be surprised at how ..more...
sku: 02-30430BCD $19.99
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CLAWHAMMER COOKBOOK - TOOLS, TECHNIQUES & RECIPES FOR PLAYING CLAWHAMMER BANJO by Michael Bremer
New! The goal isn't to tell you how to play tunes or how to play like anyone else. It's to teach you ways to approach, arrange, and personalize any tune - to develop your own unique style.
sku: 49-118354 $19.99
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FRAILING THE FIVE STRING BANJO by Eric Muller & Barbara Koehler
Book/CD set! Very good for beginners. Contains an extensive discussion of technique as well as photos showing the frailing motion. 47 tunes in tablature, from easy to advanced. The CD is in ..more...
sku: 02-93335BCD $24.99
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PETE SEEGER - BANJO BUNDLE PACK
Book/DVD pack. Includes Pete's book (01-000024) & DVD (300-DVD85) both titled "How to Play the 5-String Banjo" in one money-saving pack. This manual for banjo players includes melody line, ..more...
sku: 300-617 .. list $39.95 ours $35.95
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BANJO HEADS by Bob Flesher
Book and CD packaged together! All 19 tunes with notes on how to read tab, and on the old-time clawhammer style. Comb-bound; 48 pp. ..more... - on order, expected arrival date 04/28/15
sku: 511-4CD $25.00
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Featured Old Time Banjo Videos

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DVD - SOUTHERN BANJO STYLES: THREE DVD SET taught by Mike Seeger
ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DIRECT DOWNLOAD. Contains 300-DVD301, 300-DVD302 and 300-DVD303. The banjo inspired a great variety of playing styles in the 19th and early 20th centuries. This in-depth ..more...
sku: 300-DVD303SET .. list $69.95 ours $62.95
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DVD - CLAWHAMMER BANJO - THE BASICS AND BEYOND taught by David Holt
ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DIRECT DOWNLOAD. Want to play clawhammer banjo? David gets you started in the simplest way with an open G chord and the loping "bum-diddy" rhythm that's at the heart of this ..more...
sku: 300-DVD442 .. list $29.95 ours $26.95
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DVD - GREAT BANJO LESSONS: CLAWHAMMER STYLE
New! The eight lessons on this DVD represent clawhammer instruction at its best, chosen to give learning players new techniques, tunes and musical insights.
sku: 300-DVD447 .. list $19.95 ours $17.95
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DVD - ZEN BANJO: METHOD & MINDFULNESS - A COMPLETE GUIDE TO CLAWHAMMER BANJO, FROM BEGINNER TO SUPER-ADVANCED with Steve Baughman & Rev. Heng Sure
"Can a simple drum-on-a-stick be both an instrument for high-energy dance music and a tool for contemplation? In this holistic course, we show you that it can." Learn 12 tunes in note-by-note ..more...
sku: OLS-DVD3707 $22.45
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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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PATTISON GRANADILLO TONE RING BANJO
Made in Canada, this fine openback banjo has an integral Granadillo wood tone ring for a vibrant warm sound that projects well. Other features include an 11" diameter multi-ply birdseye maple ..more...
sku: PGTR1 $1850.00
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RECORDING KING NE PLUS ULTRA
SPECIAL SALE, REGULAR PRICE $1050.00, NOW $825.00 - Traditional open-back banjo features an 11" flame maple rim, flame maple neck with walnut center stripe & adjustable truss rod, ~26-3/8" ..more...
sku: RKB36 .. list $1400.00 ours $825.00
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BLOOM BEVELED RIM BANJO, STANDARD STYLE 1 MODEL WITH 11.5" RIM
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 glue. Maple neck is cut and ..more...
sku: BBRB1 $1195.00
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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... - on order, expected arrival date 04/29/14
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 $880.00 ours $660.00
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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 $1700.00 ours $1275.00
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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 $1500.00 ours $1125.00
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RECORDING KING NE PLUS ULTRA
SPECIAL SALE, REGULAR PRICE $1050.00, NOW $825.00 - Traditional open-back banjo features an 11" flame maple rim, flame maple neck with walnut center stripe & adjustable truss rod, ~26-3/8" ..more...
sku: RKB36 .. list $1400.00 ours $825.00
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SAGA SS10 OPENBACK BANJO
S.S. Stewart 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 ..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... - on order, expected arrival date 04/30/14
sku: TROUBCUST .. list $2750.00 ours $2050.00
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Featured Old Time Banjo Accessories:

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AQUILA 1B "CLASSICAL" BANJO SET
New Aquila Nylgut banjo strings from the makers of some of the best ukulele strings ever made! If your looking for that gut tone, give these a try... You won't be disappointed.
sku: ANGB $6.95
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buy 2 for $13.20 ($6.60 ea.)
buy 3 for $18.75 ($6.25 ea.)
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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 $235.00
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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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PEGHED OLD TIME BANJO PEGS
SET OF 4 - Capture the classic look of ebony friction pegs and retain the effectiveness of a planetary geared peg. These wonderful pegs have a micro planetary gear system in the shaft with a ..more...
sku: PHBP2 $80.00
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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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