The Gold Tone CC-IT is an economically-priced Irish tenor banjo with all the features of a quality entry-level instrument. It features a maple neck with dual coordinator rods, and a maple resonator, snowflake fingerboard inlay, silk screen headstock inlay, guitar-style tuners, and a maple rim. Banjos come set up and ready to playEach banjo is played...
Exceptional tone and exquisite looks! All the same features as the Plectrum Special, with a different neck scale. Mother of Pearl headstock inlay with hearts and flower inlay give this "special" great value, tone and looks for the dollar. This four-string is set up to play with "low-action" for easy chording and maximum speed. Includes a one piece flange...
Exceptional tone and exquisite looks.<>Same great features as the TS-250, with added feature of an archtop tone ring which increases high frequencies sought after by many tenor players. Also includes a gorgeous tree of life fingerboard inlay in an ebony fingerboard. Features: Neck - Maple Fingerboard - Ebony Resonator - Mahogany Bridge -...
The 4 string cello banjo, originally used in turn of the century banjo orchestras, has been redefined in this decade by the playing style of Marcy Marxer. Tuned in 5ths it allows accompaniment and lead arrangements for not only old time but most all genres of music. Plus string gauges may be changed for low octave playing of any four stringed instrument...
Similar to our EBM (Electric 5-string Banjo), our unique F-style design looks as good as it sounds. Two tone tobacco sunburst is pleasantly set off by the chrome hardware. It has easy to reach control knobs for quick tone and volume changes. Humbucker under head, single coil at neck, snowflake inlay, "F-style" body, ebony fingerboard, 8" head,...
Dirty 30's Tenor Banjo The Recording King Dirty 30's Tenor Banjo brings 100 years of history into the present, road-ready vibe of the Dirty 30's line. The tenor banjo first came to prominence in the early 1900's, and its C-G-D-A tuning is especially well suited for folk, Celtic and Dixieland music. The tenor is a unique banjo for players looking to add a...
The Rocky Top RT-TB-19 tenor banjo is perfect for any folk player But this 19-fret tenor banjo can be used for Traditional Jazz (Dixieland) and Irish music as well. This is a 4 string banjo and is usually tuned C,G,D,A (4th to 1st fret).
The Rocky Top RT-TBO-17 tenor banjo is perfect for Celtic music. The 17-fret tenor banjo is most commonly thought of as the “Irish tenor” and is tuned G,D,A,E (4th to 1rst frett) and has a scale length of 21”.
The Octajo is a double-course tenor banjo tuned an octave below the mandolin. Featuring a 12” rim with bronze tone ring and an octave mandolin neck, the Octajo can be strung with either metal or nylon strings for a choice of dramatically contrasting tonal characteristics. The Octajo fills a niche in a time when octave mandolins are gaining popularity. It...
The pot assembly of the Sierra, the violin grade maple 3 ply rim, the -06- tone ring, the one piece zinc flange, the notched tension hoop,the Deering tail piece and armrest are exactly the same as our whole line all the way up to the Gabriella,with just a few exceptions. The only exceptions are; the Golden Era has a different zinc flange, the Hartford has...
A great recording tenor banjo with resonator for sound projection, the Boston 19 fret tenor works for dixieland jazz, traditional jazz, or any style you like to play. Tuned in fifths, C,G,D,A it is easily fingered by mandolin or violin players because the chord fingering is the same. This lighter weight Jazz banjo is easy to play and incredibly durable...
The Maple Blossom tenor banjo is a professional grade 19-fret tenor banjo made of maple with quick response from the shallower air chamber, bright highs, and good bass response that is fast and easy to play! You get a professional grade instrument in a reasonably affordable price range with the full bell bronze tone ring, quality maple and nice inlays....
A premium quality, world class tenor banjo that is appreciated for its crisp tone with great highs and distinctive bass response. The Calico is not only beautiful, but it is also exceptionally dynamic with both powerful sound and response; providing an excellent tool for all styles of music. At this price point we add two features, we taper the inside of...
Our newest and most affordable professional grade 4-string banjo. The Eagle II banjo is a whole new breed of banjo. It features the ground breaking, patent pending Twenty-Ten Tone Ring which is a completely original Deering design that is unlike any other traditional tone ring. It produces a high quality sound that is versatile for many styles of playing....
A maple prewar style tenor banjo, the Golden Classic 19-Fret tenor banjo is a banjo made of higher quality materials and workmanship. The Deering -06- Bronze Tone Ring enhances the resonance and creates a maple tenor banjo with all the power and punch needed for stage performance. The Golden Classic is a traditional design of the classic banjos made in...
We are proud to announce the release of the Dropkick Murphys Tenor Goodtime openback banjo. It's an all maple banjo with a hard rock maple neck and a violin grade maple rim for an awesome tone. It's tuned in fifths G,D,A,E just like an octave mandolin so the fingering is easy for mandolin and violin players. A Kavanjo pickup can be installed as an option....
The tenor banjo first came to prominence in the early 1900's, and its C-G-D-A tuning is especially well suited for folk, Celtic and Dixieland music. The Recording King Madison RK-T36 is a unique tenor banjo for players looking to add a traditional vibe to their sound, and the perfect crossover instrument for mandolin, violin, viola and cello players....
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