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Gold Tone Banjola Plus with Pickup Installed Standard
Ross, the banjola has arrived and I’m very happy with it. I’m quite a fan of Gold Tone instrume ...
Gold Tone OB-150 Mastertone - Bluegrass Banjo
IMO. Excellent great value bluegrass tone banjo. I can only compare it to other banjos Ive played a ...
Gold Tone Banjola Plus with Pickup Installed Standard
Ross: A note of thanks. I recently purchased a Gold Tone Banjola from you. I had never played one be ...
Lakota 2 inch or 3 inch "Non-Cradle" Strap
Strap arrived today impressed with the quality and workmanship in the making of this strap really so ...
Joy of Christmas Banjo Book - Spiral Bound Book/CD/DVD By Ross Nickerson
This has to be one of my favorite 5-string song books. The tabs are reasonably easy to learn and it' ...
Recording King RK-R36
Just wanted to let you know the banjo arrived on Friday without issue. It is absolutely beautiful, ...
LIttle Maggie Banjo FInger Picks for Women
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Best Beginner Bluegrass Banjos

Choose from a wide selection of the best beginner 5-string banjos  for learning bluegrass on a 5-string banjo. We have beginner banjos priced for a budget and all our banjo kits include comprehensive beginner banjo lessons online and hard copy Book, DVD and CD lessons.

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    $599.00
    The Morgan Monroe MNB-1 - 24 Bracket Banjo Features a rolled brass tone ring, mahogany rim and resonator and Ashton Bailey planetary tuners.These Banjos are perfect for students just getting started!THESE BANJOS ARE IN STOCK! List of FREE Items Included with this BanjoProfessional Banjo Set-up ($30 value) FREE Padded Gig Bag Case Free US...
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    $799.00
    Gold Tone CC-100R Plus Banjo with Resonator Includes Free Heavy Padded Bag and Free 5 Piece Beginner Package The Gold Tone CC 100R Plus with resonator is a step above other beginner banjos. It comes standard with planetary tuning pegs and has all the best features a beginner needs to learn bluegrass banjo. NEW IN 2022: Free SMP Plus Pickup Installed on...
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    $599.99
    Gold Tone CC-50RP Beginner Banjo With Planetary Tuners I wish the world had banjos like this when I was learning to play or for that matter available for the students I've had in the past 20 years. I know more banjo students in the past would have stuck with it. The Gold Tone popular CC-50 has been the openback banjo of choice for thousands of beginning...
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    $449.00
    Recording King Beginner Banjo - RKH-055-string Bluegrass Banjo with Resonator The Recording King Beginner Banjo RKH-05 "Dirty 30's" is a 5-string bluegrass beginner banjo with wood resonator making it best to learn bluegrass on. They sound great, look great, and the price is right too.  This Recording King Beginner Bluegrass Banjo sits at the perfect...
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    $529.00
    Deering Good Time 1 Beginner Banjo for Bluegrass or Clawhammer Styles Free Ross Ross Nickerson Beginner Pacakge, Official Deering Case, Free Shipping, Free Beginning the 5-string Banjo Book/CDs/DVD, Special Deering T-Wrench and 1 year Silver Online Lesson MembershipIN STOCKThe "Good Time" Deering Beginner Banjo G1 is a really easy banjo to play and which...
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    $799.00
    Deering Artisan Goodtime Banjo Easy banjo to learn on and sounds great THESE DEERING GOODTIME ARTISAN'S ARE IN STOCK AND READY TO SHIP! The Artisan Goodtime Openback banjo embodies Greg Deering’s lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Company – to make the best sounding, best playing, best looking, and best value U.S.A. made banjo that he possibly could....
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    $599.00
    Deering Goodtime Americana Banjo with 12 inch rimMellow Deep Tone - Open Back Banjo THESE DEERING GOODTIME AMERICANA BANJOS ARE IN STOCK AND READY TO SHIP!We have both the Scooped Neck and Standard Neck Deering Goodtime Americana in Stock The Deering Goodtiime Americana features a 12 inch rim for mellow tone. It is a high quality banjo for learning on...
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    $699.00
    Gold Tone CC-100R Beginner Banjo with Resonator Includes Free Heavy Padded Bag and Free 5 Piece Beginner Package Check any competitive banjo in this price range and you find more bang for the buck with the Cripple Creek. New: 2022 Planetary Tuners Standard on CC-100R $89 - Value The CC 100R at Banjoteacher.com now comes with FREE Zero Glide Nut. Zero...
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    $299.00
    Recording King Beginner Banjo RKOH-05 For Learning 5-string Bluegrass Banjo or Open Back Clawhammer Banjo Styles The RKOH-05 is the best beginner banjo value available in this price range. They work best and costs less. Notes about the RKOH-05 from BanjoTeacher.com owner, Ross NickersonIve played all the banjos I carry on my website for beginner banjo...
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    $529.00
    Deering Good Time Junior - Parlor Banjo - Travel Banjo and Banjo for Children to Learn On  The name of this model The Deering Parlor has been changed to The Deering Junior.This model we carry is the original blonde color with chrome hardware. They now call this one the Silver color because the hardware is kept the original chrome color instead of the...
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    $419.00
    CC-50 Beginner Banjo form Goldtone The Gold Tone CC 50 open back banjo is one of the best beginner open back banjos you can find. It's a light and easy to play banjo and works great for learning Clawhammer, folk, old time and open back styles. If you are just beginning and you are absolutely sure Clawhammer and Frailing technique is the direction you are...
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    $729.00
    Ross Nickerson Demo Video of the Deering Goodtime 2 Beginner Banjo for BluegrassHear Cripple Creek, Foggy Mountain Breakdown and Jesse James Goodtime II Resonator BanjoIN STOCK AND READY TO SHIP The Deering Goodtime II is a great bluegrass banjo to learn on and its the only beginner banjo that is american made in its price range. Even with the resonator...
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    $699.00
    Cripple Creek CC 100RP Beginner Banjo with Planetary Tuners The Gold Tone CC 100RP beginner banjo with planetary tuners is an inexpensive high quality bluegrass banjo to learn on that comes standard with planet pegs and now at BanjoTeacher.com with FREE zero glide nut installation.The "P" in CC 100RP stands for Planetary tuners installed standard at a...
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    $799.00
    Good Time Artisan Parlor Banjo - Travel and Children Size 5-String Banjo The Deering Artisan parlor banjo makes a great travel banjo and also the perfect size for children to learn on. Its shorter length can still be tuned to open G tuning for bluegrass..  IN STOCK The stunning new Artisan Goodtime banjo embodies Greg Deering’s lifelong vision for the...
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    $599.00
    Gold Tone CC-100 Open Back Beginner Banjo From Gold Tone Includes Free Heavy Padded Bag and Free 5 Piece Beginner Package Never before has an entry level openback banjo included the features and tone of our CC100 Open Back Banjo Check any competitive banjo in this price range and you'll find more bang for the buck with our Cripple Creek. List of FREE...
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    $799.99
    Gold Tone MC 150RP Maple Classic Banjo Best Value - Planetary Tuners and Flathead Tone Ring come standard on MC150 RP Notes from Ross Nickerson on the MC 150RP Maple Classic model from Goldtone. Economically priced, the MC-150 RP has all quality parts which provide excellent tone. This model is convertible which means the resonator may be easily...
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    $1,299.00
    Artisan Goodtime Special Deering BanjoFREE Official Deering Hard Shell Case For a Limited Time - $299 value THIS BANJO IS IN STOCKThe Artisan Good Time Special banjo is a high quality US made beginner banjo to learn on. This model features a wood back resonator and a flat head tone ring. It includes a Free Banjo Kit and free online banjo lesson access to...
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    $674.00
    Morgan Monroe Banjo MB 9 Duelington Banjo  Hi it's Ross Nickerson,The Morgan Monroe MB-9 Duelington Deluxe is a bluegrass 5-string banjo with a flat head tone ring that produces great tone at an affordable price. Most or all banjos in this price range only feature the old Gibson RB-100 hoop design tonering but the MB-9 has the Gibson Mastertone RB-250...
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    $529.00
    Goodtime Junior. Banjo - Travel Banjo and Banjo for Children to Learn On The new Good Time Junior Travel Banjo The Deering Junior was formerly called the Deering Parlor Banjo. We stock the standard color with standard silver hardware. Good Time Jr. Banjo parlor size travel banjo for children learning and as an adult travel practice banjo. With a shorter...
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    $879.00
    The Deeering Artisan Good Time Americana Banjo12 inch rim for deep rich mellow tone IN STOCKWe have the Standard Neck Deering Artisan Americana in StockThe Deering Artisan Goodtime Americana features a larger than standard 12 inch rim for deep rich mellow open back banjo tone.  The Goodtime Artisan Americana™ features a 12” rim, which gives the banjo a...
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    $1,099.00
    Recording King RK-R35 Banjo 5-string Maple Pro Bluegrass Banjo with Resonator Official Name "The Madison" RK-R35 IN STOCK AND READY TO SHIP Notes from Ross NickersonThe Recording King RK 35 is an awesome affordable 5-string banjo that is great to learn on. It's a perfect banjo to lay back and pick on the porch and keep for years and years to come....
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    $1,099.00
    Deering Artisan Good Time Two Banjo Featuring Midnight Maple Fingerboard and Vintage Artisan inspired inlays! THIS BANJO IS IN STOCK The Deering Artisan Goodtime 2 with planetary tuners is an easy banjo to learn on, sounds great and includes our best deal on Deering with free banjo lessons and other free items. See all that comes with your Goodtime...
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    $419.00
    Gold Tone AC-5 Beginner Bluegrass Banjo Hi, it's Ross NickersonThe Gold Tone AC 5  is a perfect design to land this banjo in the "best beginner banjo prices" category with superior wood neck intonation and bright tone than any other banjo in it's price range. I remember the old harmony composite banjos from the 70's that had a surprising good tone. When...
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    $899.00
    Gold Tone BG-150F with Free Beginner Banjo Kit Newly redesigned The Gold Tone BG 150F is an excellent banjo. It is lightweight, easy to play and has a wood back resonator for bluegrass.The BG 150-F is a full size, bluegrass banjo and includes features typical of our pro model but is lighter in weight and easier to play and carry. As of October 2021, the...
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    $1,199.00
    Recording King RK-R36 Banjo 5-string Mahogany Pro Bluegrass Banjo with Resonator Official Name "The Madison" RK-R36 IN STOCK AND READY TO SHIP BanjoTeacher.com has the Recording King RK 36 at the best price with the best Recording King dealer service and professional set-up. The Recording King RK 36 includes FREE US Shipping, FREE Upgraded hard shell...
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    $599.00
    Recording King RK-R20 "Songster" Beginner Banjo Brand New Improved Designed with all the top quality and tone you'd expect from Recording King Banjos.The new RK-R20 features the same tailpiece, armrest, head brackets, tuning pegs and other parts as their more expensive brothers, the RK-R35 and RK-R36, for half the price.The Recording King Songster RK R20...
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    $699.00
    Gold Tone CC-100RW Wide Neck Banjo Includes Free Heavy Padded Bag and Free 5 Piece Beginner Package Notes from Ross Nickerson on the CC100RW Wide Banjo with factory built wider nut width Now a beginner Banjo with wider than standard neck for the same price. This is an excellent option for those who feel they may have trouble playing banjo because of...
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    $1,029.00
    Deering Goodtime Special Banjo With Official Deering Hardshell Case Discount Special Deering Good Time Special Banjo with Resonator and flathead tonering for Bluegrass Banjo The newly Patented Goodtime Special Tone Ring designed by Deering produces a powerfully crisp, bright, sparkling tone, a considerable step up in tone from the original tone ring...
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    $349.00
    Ross Nickerson owner of BanjoTeacher.comDemo Video of the Savannah SB-100 Beginner Banjo Savannah Left Handed Banjo The SB100-L Left handed Beginner Banjo is an affordable lefty beginner banjo for the not so catered to lefty banjo players of the world. The price is the same as a righty too! That’s unusual for the left handed models that are actually...
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    $329.00
    Savannah Bluegrass BanjoThe SB 100 features a mahogany resonator with thumb screws and a 14:1 ratio geared 5th peg. The Savannah SB-100 provides great projection and tone while offering a price that anyone can afford. • Mahogany Resonator • Thumb Screws • Mahogany Neck • 3-Ply Maple Rim • Geared 5th PegSB 100 AVAILABLE IN LEFT HANDED Left handed...
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    $259.00
    Morgan Monroe Beginner Banjo - RT-BO1 with Resonator Free Professional Banjo Set up on Morgan Monroe Rocky Top RT-B01 We professionally set up these banjos and US shipping is free. This banjo also includes a banjo case, my Fundamentals of 5-String Book with two CDs and DVD and Online Banjo Lesson Membership.Free Professional Set Up ($30 value)...
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    $269.00
    Gold Tone AC-Traveler: Travel-Scale Lightweight 5-String Banjo Perfect for Adults Traveling or Children to learn on.The Gold Tone AC-Traveler 5-string lightweight Travel Banjo with Gig Bag is a low priced affordable banjo you can tune to G tuning. It's a perfect affordable banjo for adults to play and carry easily or for children to learn on. An...
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    $379.00
    Gold Tone AC-1 with Resonator Learning bluegrass banjo on the Goldtone AC 1 in my opinion is the best low priced banjo for a beginner and it is for sure the best banjo in the "low priced beginner banjo" price range. I can not even tell you the dramatic difference between these and other import banjos in this price range the big box stores offer. The...
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    $269.00
    The Gold Tone AC-1 is an awesome beginner banjo The AC 1 has to be the best beginner banjo under 200.00 by a long shot. I've never seen or played a better lower priced banjo for beginners. They sound great and are easy to play and learn on. I highly recommend this one if you are shopping for a low priced beginner banjo. List of FREE Items Included with...
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    $319.00
    Morgan Monroe Rocky Top RT-24 Bluegrass Starter Banjo BanjoTeacher.com has the Morgan Monroe Rocky Top RT-24 Bracket 5-string Beginner Bluegrass Banjo with wood back resonator on sale at the best price and with the best beginner kit availableThis Morgan Monroe beginner banjo is the lowest cost bluegrass banjo with 24 brackets and a wood rim. It's Morgan...
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    BanjoTeacher.com Banjo Demo Video Playlist View a complete playlist of demonstration videos performed by Ross Nickerson of Recording King, Gold Tone, Deering, Nechville, Morgan Monroe and Gold Star Banjos. At the top is a short video on our banjo set ups. There are several playlists below that. Each playlist has multiple videos.Banjo Set Ups at...
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