Save Password. I have a Morgan Monro 5 string banjo. I have been working on trying to get a better tone out of it but the more I try, the more boring it becomes. The nut slots were too high so I filed those down slightly and with the strobe tuner everything seems in tune. And the tone sounds muffled.
ASIAN BUILT BANJOS - Discussion Forums - Banjo Hangout
Its a fair thought to have, I mean how much better can the more expensive one be anyway? And is it really going to help me by spending more? Well, the answer is yes and is especially true when talking about any musical instrument, including banjos! I am of course not saying that you buy the best banjo.
October 27, The basic design and hardware used on this banjo has sort of been around since the 70s. They still need to be setup when they get to "these shores" but after setup they can be decent student or recording instruments. I wouldn't want to use one for regular gigging they're not as stable as a Deering format of this type of instrument , for instance but they're just fine for adding another sound to your hoard of guitars.
Uncovering the best banjo brands before you know how to play the instrument can be quite a challenge. There a few easy-to-understand factors that will make it much easier to evaluate the various beginner banjos that you will come across in your search. This comprehensive guide offers the basics of how to buy a banjo, a rundown of some of the best banjo brands for beginners, and specific banjo reviews that will help you find a first banjo that will be a perfect fit. Bluegrass musicians far and away prefer banjos with a resonator, a metal plate attached to the back of the instrument that projects the sound forward.