Category Archives: Banjo Knowledge

5 String Banjo – How to find the Right one For You!

The banjo is a beloved instrument with a long and colorful history. While it may [...]

Step by Step Guide for Buying an Electric Banjo

If you are a product of North American culture, it’s very likely you recognize the [...]

What are the differences between 4-String, 5-String, & 6-String Banjos?

It might surprise the true beginner banjo player that there are so many different types [...]


Gibson Banjos

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

Clawhammer to Classical: Banjo Playing Styles and Sounds

There are many ways of playing the banjo. This old-time instrument, which typically features four [...]

Tips for Playing in a Bluegrass Band

Learning to play a bluegrass instrument is great fun. You can learn a multitude of [...]

Differences Between Open Back & Closed Back Banjo

Differences Between Openback and Closed Back (Resonator) Banjos There’s something about the cheery twang of [...]

Anatomy and Design: Understanding the Construction of the Banjo

The parts of a banjo The banjo might seem to have a simple design on [...]

Banjo Lessons on YouTube for Beginners

You can find our beginner banjo lessons on YouTube. The banjo might seem like a [...]

Capos and Spikes for Beginning Banjo Players

Beginning banjo players have a lot of things to learn about their new instrument. Besides [...]