When it comes to capturing the essence of clawhammer banjo and exploring the rich, traditional world of old-time music, the Deering Goodtime Americana banjo stands in a league of its own. Perfect for beginners looking to embark on their clawhammer banjo journey, this instrument delivers an unparalleled blend of authenticity, quality, and affordability. Made by hand in Spring Valley California by the banjo specialists at Deering Banjos.
Its wider 12" rim provides a resonant bass response so you can really feel the music - plus, the renaissance head adds a warm, vintage style to your sound. We love these banjos. The wider rim and renaissance head give the banjo a great big and warm tone. If you want to play old time music, clawhammer banjo, folk music, or just general banjo strumming tunes, this banjo is perfect.
A standard Goodtime banjo has an 11" rim. With the 12" rim you get more bass response and a fatter, more round tone. This is a great banjo for old time clawhmmer playing.
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