09 February 2013

Deering - doing the right thing

Thanks to Professor Jack Bernhardt of North Carolina - who has presented the McAuley Lectures at the Omagh festival up till last year - for this link to an article by Ronald D. White in the Los Angeles Times, republished online in the News Observer.

The article should please anyone who owns a Deering banjo, sells Deering banjos, or has an interest in the company: it points out that despite the recession and imported instruments, Deering are having their best year ever, and that artists who play Deerings have received thirteen Grammy nominations this year.

Read the whole article here. Your editor has never met a Deering banjo he doesn't like; though his Mastertone resents being carried around in a Deering gig-bag...

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