• American Banjo Camp schedule announced

    We posted late last year when the 4th Annual American Banjo Camp began accepting registrations for this year. The three day workshop (September 8-10, 2006) offers intensive instruction in both bluegrass and old time banjo, and is held in Fort

  • Deering on Made In America this week

    Just a quick reminder that the Deering Banjos episode of John Ratzenberger's Made In America program on the cable network Travel Channel is scheduled to run on Tuesday, March 7. The show airs at 9:00 p.m. (EST), but as always,

  • Jayme Stone web site

    Jayme Stone, an adventurous young progressive banjo player from Canada, profiled last summer on the cover of Banjo NewsLetter, is now living in Boulder, CO, and has a new web site to announce. Jayme has immersed himself in the music

  • Smoky Mountain Banjo Academy

    Details on the 3rd Annual Smoky Mountain Banjo Academy are now posted online. This three day banjo workshop weekend will be held April 21-23, 2006 near Gatlinburg, TN and is modeled in large part on the now-defunct Maryland Banjo Academy

  • American Banjo Camp – September ’06

    The 4th Annual American Banjo Camp, run by Ken Perlman and Peter Langston, is now accepting registration for the 2006 sessions. Intense instruction is offered in both old time and bluegrass banjo, with plenty of opportunities for jamming as well.

  • Pat Cloud’s banjo web site back online

    I spoke recently with Pat Cloud, banjo player extraordinaire, and am delighted to learn that he is back in the US to stay after many years working primarily overseas. Pat is known in many circles primarily for his contributions to