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Old Time Banjo Highlights

Featured Old Time Banjo Recordings:

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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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Coole & Ivan Rosenberg, Chris - RETURN TO TRION
2014 - The dexterous duo is back with their brand of old-time clawhammer banjo and Dobro wizardry. 11 selections, including "Rain and Snow," "Sail Away Ladies," "Glory to the Day," more. ..more...
sku: VOT-CD004 CD .. $14.95
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Featured Old Time Banjo Books:

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VINTAGE BANJO by Mary Z. Cox
Companion book for the CD, featuring 14 simple banjo tabs, playing tips and notes about each tune. Spiralbound, 39 pp. ..more...
sku: 158-33 .. list $15.00 ours $14.25
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BANJO DREAMIN' SUWANNEE NIGHTS by Mary Z. Cox
Companion book for the CD, including 16 simple tabs, more playing tips, and additional notes about each tune. Spiralbound, 39 pp. ..more...
sku: 158-43 .. list $15.00 ours $14.05
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BRIGG'S BANJO INSTRUCTOR by Thomas F. Briggs
Fascinating reprint of the 1855 fretless banjo tutor, with a mother lode of quaintly-named tunes of the period. Standard notation only. WARNING: Although this is an invaluable document of the ..more...
sku: 351-1 $20.00
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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
New! 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 breadth and richness to mountain and old-time banjo picking.
sku: 02-30494DP $26.99
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SARAH ELIZABETH WOOD: ONE MAY MORNING - LYRICS, CHORDS AND BANJO TABLATURE by Sarah Elizabeth Wood
New! Companion book to the CD of the same name. Historical notes, lyrics, chords and meticulous banjo tablature to 17 songs from the Appalachian tradition.
sku: 158-95 $15.00
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CLAWHAMMER BANJO PACK
Book/CD/DVD pack. Includes the book/CD pack "Clawhammer Cookbook" (49-118354) and the DVD "Great Banjo Lessons: Clawhammer Style" (300-DVD447), in one money-saving package. The book/CD teaches ..more...
sku: 300-646 .. list $34.95 ours $29.95
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Featured Old Time Banjo Videos

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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
The eight lessons on this DVD represent clawhammer instruction at its best, chosen to give learning players new techniques, tunes and musical insights. The lessons start at a beginner level ..more...
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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DVD - CLAWHAMMER BANJO - REPERTOIRE AND TECHNIQUE: VOL. 1 taught by David Holt
ALSO AVAILABLE AS A DIRECT DOWNLOAD. David passes on tunes, styles and technical tips that he learned from some of the great traditional players of the southern mountains. He covers important ..more...
sku: 300-DVD140 .. 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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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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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...
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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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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