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Bluegrass Banjo Highlights

Featured Bluegrass Banjo Recordings:

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Stone, Jayme - JAYME STONE'S LOMAX PROJECT
2015 - 19-song collection centering on the work of field recording pioneer Alan Lomax. Also featuring such notables as Tim O'Brien, Bruce Molsky, Brittany Haas, Molly O'Brien, and others. The ..more...
sku: BORL-CD235 CD .. $14.95
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Godchaux & Sandy Rothman, Brian - THE RED FIDDLE & THE SILVER BANJO
2015 - "Fiddle & Banjo - The Long Form!" Longtime East Bay musical buddies Godchaux on fiddle and Rothman on banjo team up on a baker's dozen instrumental duets - mountain music's primal ..more...
sku: TBR-CD980 CD .. $14.95
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Featured Bluegrass Banjo Books:

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EARL SCRUGGS AND THE 5-STRING BANJO by Earl Scruggs
Book/CD pack. Revised and enhanced! The classic method book for learning traditional Scruggs style. This edition features more songs, updated lessons, and many other improvements. Includes ..more...
sku: 111-5 $34.99
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SCRUGGS CORNER by Jack Hatfield
Note-for-note transcriptions from Jack's Scruggs Corner column that appeared in "Banjo Newsletter" from 1977-1981. This is the most complete and accurate collection of Earl Scruggs ..more...
sku: 201-22 $30.00
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BANJO PRIMER DELUXE EDITION by Geoff Hohwald
New! Book/DVD/2 CD pack. The "Banjo Primer" Book, companion DVD, and the "Banjo Primer Practice CDs" in one complete package for beginners.
sku: 56-63 $19.95
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SCALES AND ARPEGGIOS FOR FIVE STRING BANJO by Peter W. Pardee
An exhaustive study of banjo technique covering all the important scales and modes, and enough arpeggios to keep your fingers spinning for the next twenty years. Dealing with the banjo as a ..more...
sku: 719-1 $60.00
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TRADITIONAL SONGS FOR THE 5-STRING BANJO
22 traditional songs that lend themselves perfectly to a variety of banjo styles. From the lively "The Midnight Special" to the wistful "Wild Mountain Thyme," these songs make the most of the ..more...
sku: 01-108249 $7.99
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BLUES BANJO - LESSONS, LICKS, RIFFS, SONGS & MORE by Fred Sokolow
Book with online audio. Best-selling author Fred Sokolow teaches you how to play blues on the banjo. He takes a fingerstyle approach teaching you: how to play in several banjo tunings; how to ..more...
sku: 49-116844 $16.99
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HAL LEONARD FOLK BANJO METHOD by Michael Bremer
Book with online audio. Designed for anyone just learning to play folk-style 5-string banjo. You'll learn enough chords, strums, techniques and picking patterns to play a few thousand songs, ..more...
sku: 49-123219 $14.99
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DUCK'S DELUXE PRACTICAL BANJO CHORD AND FRETBOARD CHART
New! This 8 1/2" x 11" plastic coated two-sided chart has a banjo chord chart on one side and banjo fretboard diagram on the other.
sku: 718-8 .. list $8.95 ours $5.95
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Featured Bluegrass Banjo Videos

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DVD - BEGINNING BLUEGRASS BANJO, VOL. 1 with Greg Cahill
We can order this for you or you can DOWNLOAD IT NOW! Just click one of the download links below. Grammy nominated Cahill teaches some of the basics, plus four complete tunes. Covers ..more... - available as a special order -- normally ships within 7-10 days
sku: 196-DVD50 .. list $29.95 ours $26.95
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DVD - BANJO ARRANGEMENTS OF THE KINGSTON TRIO - LEARN TO PLAY NINE CLASSIC FOLK SONGS taught by George Grove
We can order this for you or you can DOWNLOAD IT NOW! Just click one of the download links below. A fun and easy lesson for those who love the signature sound of the Kingston Trio and want to ..more... - available as a special order -- normally ships within 7-10 days
sku: 300-DVD136 .. list $29.95 ours $26.95
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DVD - MAKE UP YOUR OWN BANJO SOLOS: WHAT TO PLAY WHEN IT'S YOUR TURN TO "TAKE IT!" taught by Pete Wernick
We can order this for you or you can DOWNLOAD IT NOW! Just click one of the download links below. Learn how to create convincing banjo solos, both "on the fly" in jam sessions and with more ..more... - available as a special order -- normally ships within 7-10 days
sku: 300-DVD373 .. list $29.95 ours $26.95
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DVD - LEARNING TO FLATPICK: VOL. 2 - BUILDING BLUEGRASS TECHNIQUE taught by Steve Kaufman
We can order this for you or you can DOWNLOAD IT NOW! Just click one of the download links below. Now available separately! Steve helps you move beyond the basics and on to the next level. He ..more... - available as a special order -- normally ships within 7-10 days
sku: 300-DVD347 .. list $29.95 ours $26.95
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DVD - MARK JOHNSON TEACHES CLAWGRASS BANJO - FROM CLAWHAMMER TO BLUEGRASS with Emory Lester, guitar
ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DIRECT DOWNLOAD. Mark Johnson has revolutionized the art of clawhammer banjo picking. His trademark technique, which he calls "Clawgrass," combines the percussive, ..more...
sku: 300-DVD365 .. list $29.95 ours $26.95
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BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT taught by Geoff Hohwald
DOWNLOAD ONLY. This title is available as a DOWNLOAD ONLY. Just click one of the links below or open your Elderly Express Downloads catalog and have it delivered straight to your computer! This ..more...
sku: 56-D113 $5.99

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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HUBER "WORKHORSE" RESONATOR BANJO & ECONOMY CASE
MAHOGANY - A simplified professional grade banjo that delivers and does not break your bank account. All components are made to standard Huber specifications. The heart of the banjo is the Sims ..more... - on order, expected arrival date unknown
mahogany .. sku: HWRB1-MAHOGANY $2659.00
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BLUE STAR BANJOBLASTER INFO
Five string electric banjo, solid maple body, double cutaway. Two single-coil tube pickups, volume and tone controls, famous Blue Star phenolic laminate finish, geared fifth string peg. Very ..more...
sku: BSBC


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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 $5250.00 ours $4200.00
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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 $4750.00 ours $4275.00
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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 $3900.00 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 BANJO & CASE, MAHOGANY with KAVANJO PICKUP
Kavanjo system is a humbucker mounted directly in the head. For loud feedback-free amplification without a preamp. Jack mounted in flange. - Mahogany neck & resonator, white binding, satin ..more...
Mahogany .. sku: SIERRAKAV-MAH .. list $3104.00 ours $2795.00
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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
white w/blue $875.00 buy
black w/silver $875.00 buy
grey w/black $875.00 buy on order, expected arrival date 05/01/15


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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 $17.00 ours $13.50
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STRAIGHT LINE TAILPIECE, NICKEL
Spreads the strings out to pull straight from the tailpiece to the bridge, nickel plated. ..more... - on order, expected arrival date unknown
sku: BA77 .. list $41.00 ours $36.90
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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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FARQUHAR BANJO PICK POUCH
Handmade leather pouch that attaches to a tension hook on your banjo. Holds several sets of banjo (or other) picks.
sku: BPP2 $15.00
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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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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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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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