Category Archives: Banjo History

Gibson Banjos

Prewar Gibson Banjos We will start with the pre war Gibson banjo. This means that [...]

American Banjo Museum Honoring History of the Banjo

The banjo is one of America’s most cherished musical instruments that runs deep into the [...]

Sweet Sounds of the Banjo: The History of the Banjo

The banjo has been around for quite a long time. Despite its reputation as an [...]

Modern Artists and Bands Who Use the Banjo

Listen carefully, you’ll start to hear more tracks that feature a banjo The banjo is [...]

Get Earl Scruggs and the 5-String Banjo Book Special on

Earl Scruggs is one of the most well-known banjo players of all time. His three-finger [...]

J.D. Crowe and the New South Band: Progressive Bluegrass Musician

Like a lot of bluegrass musicians, J.D. Crowe gained his first musical exposure in church and [...]