If you've ever picked up a banjo before, chances are it was a Deering. Known throughout the music industry for their superior quality, sound and designs, these American hand-crafted banjos are unlike anything else available. If you're ready to take your play to a level you've only dreamed of, you're definitely in the right section. The best place to start is by thinking about your individual needs as a banjo player. Are you just starting out on the banjo? Then consider the Deering Goodtime Banjo. Providing you with a high-quality yet affordable instrument to fine-tune your skills with, this lightweight banjo features a sweet, singing tone and has geared tuners ensuring it always sounds great with its easy-tuning design.
If you're looking for a banjo with a little more attitude, then check out the Crossfire Electric Banjo. With the spirit of a banjo but the capabilities of an electric guitar, this instrument has gain for miles, multiple controls, and even built-in pickups to help shape your sound even further. Powerful and with nearly endless tonal ability, this banjo will impress as soon as you start playing.
For something truly spectacular though, you're going to want to pick up the Calico Banjo. Powerful, with a brilliantly clear sound, this instrument features a three-ply maple rim, zinc flange, and the Deering -06- 20 Hole Bronze Tone Ring, as well as an Eastern hard rock maple neck and resonator. Also fitted with a fifth string for precise tuning, this banjo is stunningly versatile, making it a fantastic choice for all music styles.
Spanning generations and genres, Deering has quite the following. From legends like Rod Stewart, Taj Mahal, and Eddie Adcock, to modern day performers like Keith Urban, Mumford and Sons' Winston Marshall, Taylor Swift and Chris Funk of the Decemberists, the list seems to go on and on. Whether you're looking to add your name to that list, or you're just looking to upgrade your current banjo, the obvious place to start is with a Deering.