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Banjo Road Test: Four Open Backs
Banjo Newsletter (2001) Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 14-18
... Tests four different open back banjos that might appeal to banjo players with intermediate skill ... : the Ramsey Student banjo ($699), the Deering Little Wonder ($699), Gold Tone Banjos' White Lady WL ... -250 ($799), and Bart Reiter's Regent ($1,400). States that all of the banjos reviewed include a maple ...
... Profiles Kevin Enoch and notes how his open-back five-string banjos are sought after both by ... distinctive design features of his banjos include a carved fifth-string notch. Considers Enoch's ...
... Chuck Ogsbury produced his first ODE banjos in 1960 and built the foundation of one of the US ... then banjo. They were expensive, so he cast his own banjo rim. He sold his first banjos for $70. ODE ... Piano Company. Ogsbury restarted his business as OME Banjos. ...
... Offers instruction on how to adjust the head of 5-string banjos in order to tune the instrument to ...
... In an interview, Greg Galbreath of Buckeye Banjos discusses a number of topics, including: (1) his ... website; (2) his decision to stop making custom banjos; (3) the first banjo he made; (4) how he ...
... a love for the sound of prewar banjos, those that were made before the onslaught of World War II ... how musical instruments should sound. Yates makes about 30 banjos a year in his studio in Hickory, North Carolina. ...
... Reviews the Baycuphone old-time banjo microphone, which is designed for open-back banjos and comes ... in three models to fit three different types of banjos. Compliments the product's performance and states that the Baycuphone is "worth a look." ...
... The author provides an overview of the making of minstrel banjos and other period-style ...
... A buyer's guide for open back banjos is presented as well as commentary on developments that have ... led to a resurgence of interest in banjos and banjo music. ...
OME's Wizard Openback
Banjo Newsletter (2011) Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 24, 26-27, 43