Combining everything that players love about the ukulele with the crisp sound of a banjo, the Recording King Madison banjo ukulele (or banjolele) is a unique instrument that you'll love. The maple neck and maple rim give it a bright tone with great projection, and the coordinator rod and 10 brackets are a nod to classic banjo-style construction.
The Dirty 30's Series sits at the perfect crossroads of classic sound and historic design. Like the original Montgomery Ward mail order instruments from the first half of the century, Dirty 30's guitars and banjos are the ideal companion for singer-songwriters, folk stylists or traveling troubadours.
The Starlight Series open-back banjos have all the specs you expect in an old-time banjo – multi-ply rim, 16 brackets for precise head-tensioning, and a 26-1/4” scale – all delivering the traditional banjo “snap” today's players want. Combine those classic features with the Starlight Series' stunning custom colors, and you have banjos unlike anything the folk world has ever seen.
The Recording King Dirty 30's Tenor Banjo brings 100 years of history into the present, road-ready vibe of the Dirty 30's line. The tenor banjo first came to prominence in the early 1900's, and its C-G-D-A tuning is especially well suited for folk, Celtic and Dixieland music. The tenor is a unique banjo for players looking to add a traditional vibe to their sound, and the perfect crossover instrument for mandolin, violin, viola and cello players.
The Recording King Dirty 30's Resonator Banjo packs excellent playability and historic vibe into a retro-infused package that makes vintage style and traditional banjo sound accessible to every player. With a great looking satin finish, maple neck and Remo Recording King banjo head, the Dirty Thirties resonator banjos have classic banjo tone and are light enough to take on the road with ease.
The Starlight Series resonator banjos have all the specs you expect in a traditional banjo – multi-ply rim, tone ring, 24 brackets for precise head-tensioning, and a 26-1/4” scale – all delivering the traditional banjo “snap” today's players want. Combine those classic features with the Starlight Series' stunning custom colors, and you have banjos unlike anything the folk world has ever seen.
With its sharp attack and minimal sustain, this banjo is a great beginning resonator model. The banjo features an inlaid M.O.P. peghead inlay and heart-shaped position markers, plus a rolled brass, hoop tone ring, planetary tuners and a bound rosewood fretboard.
The Recording King Madison banjos offer players an unparalleled combination of quality, versatility and value. With a hand-rubbed satin finish, a maple neck with adjustable truss rod and a true steam-bent 3-ply maple rim, the Madison starts with a great foundation for a serious banjo.
The Recording King Madison 6-string banjo (RK-G25-BR) is the perfect combination of guitar-style playability with banjo appointments. Based on the banjo designs of the best-selling Madison series RK-R25, the Madison 6-string is assembled with a maple resonator, tube-and-plate style 2-piece flange, and dual coordinator rods.
An oustanding value! With the addition of the all-new Madison RK-R35, banjo players have an option of a high-quality, great-sounding banjo with a classic Mastertone-style tone ring and flange. Includes a hardshell case.
An oustanding value in a professional-level banjo, hard-shell case included! Banjo players have an option of a high-quality, great-sounding banjo with a classic Mastertone-style tone ring and flange.
Designed by Greg Rich, this bluegrass banjo features classic pre-war styling, recalling the most supremely crafted banjos from the Golden Age of musical instruments. Now available in left- and right-handed models. The RK-R80 offers a pre-war (WWII) sound at an affordable price.