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Deering Tenor Banjo Uke - 17 Fret Tenor Ukelele Banjo - G C E A
Hi Ross, Received Goodtime uke today. The GF is ecstatic. Its a real beaut. The sound is beyond wha ...
Banjo Flight Case - Best Banjo for Flying there is
Hi Ross, The banjo case worked really well. Portland, Iceland, London, Warsaw, and back.... Thanks ...
Gold Tone OB 250 LW
Got the banjo last night. Wow is that thing loud! Very different than the Bean Blossom in a good way ...
Comfort Bevel Wood Banjo Armrest
Hi Ross, I received the armrest, it fit fine and i can play so much longer without my arm being pinc ...
Gold Tone BG-150F - FREE Beginner Kit
Hi Ross, The Gold Tone BG-150F arrived today. What a beautiful instrument!. Thanks for giving me he ...
Recording King RK-R35
Thanks Ross received my Banjo in good shape last night, I am practicing this morning and its going w ...
Recording King OT25 - RK OT 25 - Open Back Old Time Clawhammer Banjo
My new Banjo arrived in perfect condition. OMG, what a beautiful instrument!

Beginner Packages - Best Banjos to Learn on 

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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    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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    $499.00
    Recording King RK20 "Songster" Beginner Banjo with FREE HARD SHELL CASE Recording King RK 20 includes Guardian Hard Shell Banjo Case FREE The Recording King Songster RK R20 comes shipped FREE in the US and includes a FREE quality Guardian hard shell case along with other FREE items listed below. We offer complete banjo set up FREE before delivery too....
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    $995.00
    Recording King RK 35 Banjo - 5-String Bluegrass Resonator Banjofrom Recording King Official name "The Madison" RK R35 The 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. They are excellent quality and a safe purchase with...
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    $739.50
    Gold Tone BG-150F with Free Beginner Banjo Kit The Gold Tone BG 150F is an excellent beginner banjo. It is lightweight, easy to play, has a wood back resonator for bluegrass, neck inlay and stays in tune.The BG 150 F is a full size, bluegrass banjo includes features typical of our pro model but is lighter in weight and easier to play and carry. It is an...
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    $357.00
    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 a new...
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    $667.50
    Gold Tone CC 100R Plus Banjo 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. Notes from Ross Nickerson on the CC 100R PLUS models from Gold Tone They sound great and look great too. These are really nice,...
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    $381.00
    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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    $399.00
    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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    $554.25
    Cripple Creek CC 100RP Beginner Banjo with Upgraded 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...
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    $489.00
    Deering Good Time 1 Beginner Banjo for Bluegrass or Clawhammer Styles The "Good Time" Deering Beginner Banjo G1 is a really easy banjo to play and which makes it even easier to learn on. The price is right too and with our superior beginner package you can get started playing and practicing right away.This American made beginner banjo is easy to learn on...
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    $499.00
    The Morgan Monroe MNB-1 - 24 Bracket Banjo - FREE Hardshell Case Features a rolled brass tone ring, mahogany rim and resonator and Ashton Bailey planetary tuners.These Banjos are perfect for students just getting started! List of FREE Items Included with this Banjo FREE Hard Shell Case Free Banjo Student Package 54 Page Spiral Bound Beginner...
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    $754.50
    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.BanjoTeacher.com has the Goldtone MC150RP Maple Classic with planetary tuners or "planet pegs" at the best price. The planets add very little to the price and...
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    $1,029.00
    Deering Artisan Goodtime Two Banjo Featuring Midnight Maple Fingerboard and Vintage Artisan inspired inlays! The Deering Artisan Goodtime 2 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 Artisan Banjo below. With a bluegrass resonator...
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    $629.00
    Morgan Monroe Banjo MB 9 Duelington Banjo  Hi it's Ross Nickerson,The Morgan Monroe MB-9 Duelington Deluxe is a full fledged bluegrass 5-string banjo with a flat head tone ring that produces great tone at an affordable price. It has a 3-ply maple rim and a Gibson Mastertone Style 20 hole bell brass tone ring that produces great tone. Morgan Monroe has...
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    $1,149.00
    Recording King RK 36 Banjo5-string Mahogany Pro Bluegrass Banjo with Resonator Official Name "The Madison RK-R36" 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 case, Ross Nickerson...
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    $679.00
    Ross Nickerson Demo Video of the Deering Goodtime 2 Beginner Banjo for BluegrassHear Cripple Creek, Foggy Mountain Breakdown and Jesse James Goodtime II Resonator Banjo 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 its super light and easy...
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    $359.00
    The Morgan Monroe Beginner Banjo Bingo Deluxe A fantastic new model and is perfect for learning to play the 5-string banjo 3 finger bluegrass style. The Morgan Monroe RT-BIDX Bingo Deluxe has a lot of features reserved for more expensive banjos and comes with a 10 year warranty. This banjo has a professional look and great tone for a very in the budget...
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    $279.00
    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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    $540.00
    GoldTone CC100R with Resonator Check any competitive banjo in this price range and you find more bang for the buck with the Cripple Creek. The CC 100R at Banjoteacher.com comes with FREE Zero Glide Nut. Zero Glide Nut DetailsNever before has an entry level banjo included the features and tone of the CC-100R.This Banjo is perfect for students just...
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    $269.00
    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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    $239.00
    Rover Openback Banjo RB-20 This is the ideal first banjo. Every detail has been carefully thought out to make a banjo with all standard specifications. It is easily afforded by anyone wanting to play the banjo. There is no better gift idea for an aspiring musician! All Goldstars are carefully checked and set-up before shipping List of FREE Items...
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    $540.00
    Notes from Ross Nickerson on the CC100-R Wide  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 large or long fingers. This gives new banjo students another option, for those needing just that extra bit of fingerboard, (1 3/8” vs. 1 3/16”…....
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    $516.00
    CC-50RP Beginner Banjo for Gold Tone 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. Notes from Ross Nickerson on the CC 50 models from Goldtone. Lots of customers called to ask me the main...
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    $493.50
    Open Back Beginner Banjo From Gold Tone 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 Items Included with this BanjoFree Banjo Student Package 54 Page Spiral Bound...
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    $749.00
    The Deeering Artisan Goodtime is an easy banjo to learn on and sounds great. 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. It is a never ending quest that Deering pursues every...
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    $1,199.00
    Artisan Goodtime Special Deering Banjo The 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 help you get started right away on this easy to learn on banjo by Deering Banjos....
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    $739.00
    Goodtime Artisan Parlor Banjo - Travel and Kids Size Goodtime 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.. The stunning new Artisan Goodtime banjo embodies Greg Deering’s lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo...
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    $979.00
    Goodtime Special Deering Banjo Goodtime Special Deering Beginner Banjo with Resonator -For Learning 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 that was featured on our Goodtime Special banjos. The volume...
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    $569.00
    Saga Traditional 5- String Banjo Introduced by Saga in the late 1970's, this unique flathead inspired resonator banjo has that quick attack, rapid decay, and clarity of tone for the advanced student or even the working professional. List of FREE Items Included with this BanjoFree 1 YR Access to Silver Members Lesson Site Professional Banjo Set up...
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    $299.00
    Morgan Monroe Rocky Top RT-24 Bluegrass Starter Banjo FREE 5 Piece Complete Beginner Package with Rocky Top RT-24 Bluegrass Starter BanjoBanjoTeacher.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...
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    $475.00
    Rover RB-115 Banjo with Resonator The popular line of Rover Student Banjos has been expanded to include two new “wood rim” models. Introducing the RB-115 Resonator banjo. Make the learning experience that more enjoyable with this banjo. Companion to the RB-110 open back banjos, combines all the right traditional features, and the new wood rim design to...
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    $489.00
    Goodtime Parlor Banjo - Travel Banjo and Banjo for Children to Learn On The Deering Parlor Goodtime beginner banjo is American made and easy to learn on. It's shorter 19 fret neck makes it a great banjo for kids and can still be tuned to standard bluegrass open G tuning. The Deering Goodtime Banjos are a really easy banjo to play which makes it even...
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    $297.50
    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. The AC 1 now has an option for a...
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    $239.00
    This model has been discontinued by Morgan Monroe.There are now even lower cost Morgan Monroe Open Back Beginner Banjos as an option. Morgan Monroe Rocky Top RT B-01 Open back and the Morgan Monroe Rocky Top RTB-01 Resonator both well under $200.00They also offer a better version of the same design as the RT 15 for a bit more called the Rocky Top RT...
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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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    $1,229.00
    DEERING GOODTIME MIDNIGHT SPECIAL A black & white stand alone banjo with a modern look, the Midnight Special is the pinnacle of the Goodtime line. Updated for 2016, the Midnight Special now features the same Midnight Maple fingerboard, inlay pattern and engraved peg head that was introduced on the Artisan banjos.The Goodtime Midnight Special also...
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