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Making you the best banjo player you can be!

My name is Ross Nickerson and this is my website and business, I had been a professional banjo player and teacher for many years and in 2001 I began Since then we have been constantly growing and offering more and more resources for banjo students. Whether you are just learning how to play the banjo or have been playing most of your life I am here to help you experience more enjoyment from your banjo playing experience.

Throughout my career I've always enjoyed sharing knowledge and helping others to learn to play the banjo.

Hear a sample of my banjo playing:

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Owner - Has played banjo since the 70's and has recorded countless CDs having recorded, appeared or picked with with many of the bluegrass and banjo greats. He has also written and recorded over 20 banjo books and DVDs to help students learn and continues to tour and host banjo workshops. This is his baby...and he works his tail off.

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Wondergirl - She has her own time-machine, so if you order something, she makes sure it gets there way ahead of time. She is amazing how much she can accomplish in a short time. She can't stand to have non shipped orders anywhere near her so expect your order quick.

Multitalented musician from Scotland- plays anything with strings and is our resident IT-guru. He designs websites when he is not playing his guitar or banjo or keeping track of two teenage daughters. :

Our Services features quick shipping, reliable customer service and secure credit card transactions. My site offers banjo instruction books, Banjo CDs, DVDs, tablature, streaming videos, banjo lessons you can downloadBanjo E-Books and other online banjo lessons to learn proper 5-string banjo technique. We also offer hand picked banjo supplies and unique accessories that I endorse and recommend. I carry Goldtone banjos, which in my opinion are top quality, an excellent value and perfect for learning on. We have many free resources for learning banjo too, free monthly video lessons with tab for mailing list members, a free E-Book, free banjo song tablature, Mp3 sound clips, streaming videos and instruction articles. We feature a members only site that costs only 24.95 a year that has over 100 free tab files, more than 50 Ask the Banjo Teacher columns, banjo instruction articles, tips on using my book, Thw Banjo Encyclopedia, Bluegrass Banjo from A to Z, tracks from my CDs in their entirety, and other assorted help and instruction support. Members also receive significant discounts on all banjo instructional items.

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Well thought out and organized.I just want to express my appreciation for your Online Banjo Lessons. Everything is really well thought out and organized . I'm starting to love to wear the picks. This will keep me busy for awhile, I will recommend banjo to everyone.
Clayton Dodd

I ordered the Encyclopedia based on reviews I had read from others. While I'm just starting out, I have to agree that the book is indispensable. I received the Beginners Kit with the banjo, but prefer the Encyclopedia. The only advantage the kit has are the DVD/CDs, which, after looking through everything, happen to follow the Encyclopedia since the book in the kit is a condensed version of the Encyclopedia. The Encyclopedia is currrently my primary method of learning.
Ed White

Ross, Just wanted to say thank you soooo much for putting out incredible material. My mother is the retired music teacher that you have talked to lately, we both have just picked up the banjo. I have been playing trombone for about 27 years now, am 6 hours away from my masters in performance. Let me just say that your material is OUTSTANDING! It truly does feel like you are there with us to guide us along. This has been so much fun to learn and I would really like to thank you for such wonderful material and for your great talent on this instrument. Thanks again and have a GREAT day! Mike Montgomery O=='={::}
Mike Montgomery

Thank you for your outstanding service, recommendations and contribution to all of us banjo players…..John….A happy member of (Ross Nickerson’s) website
John Collinsworth

The Banjo Encyclopedia is easily the best guide for beginning/intermediate banjo player I ever saw..

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