The Controversial History Of The Banjo

History can be a hard thing to discuss, because, inevitably, you probably weren't there to see the events unfold as they did.  This is especially true when we're talking about the history of one particular musical instrument with a somewhat checkered past – the banjo. The banjo, as we know it, dates back 400 or…

Gold Tone Banjolele Review

The sound that comes out the instrument sounds enough like a banjo to be pleasant, but people hearing it will wonder what you're playing. It's a sound that will perk up a listener's ears. Feature Pick Gold Tone Banjolele Banjo Ukulele (Maple) Buy On Amazon Specifications Ebony fingerboard Resonator Curly maple headstock No knot tailpiece…

Kmise 4-String Banjolele Review

This revival has brought back a fun, unique instrument that can be used to play a variety of musical styles. The beauty of an instrument is finding one you love and adapting your favorite songs to the tone of the instrument itself. That's before you start writing your own songs and playing them on the…

Gold Tone Cripple Creek Banjo Review

The Gold Tone Cripple Creek banjo is a 4-string instrument that is tuned to plectrum. It can easily be tuned to tenor with a change of strings, though. It's a beautiful instrument with unique characteristics. It's well-constructed with great woods and has a resonator for strong sounds. Feature Pick Gold Tone Cc-Plectrum Cripple Creek Plectrum…