Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Letter of Consent For Banjo Auction
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo
Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo

Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo


The Bluegrass Ambassadors Giving Tuesday Banjo is inspired by the hard-working Henhouse Prowlers, a long time Chicago based bluegrass band.

This one-of-a-kind banjo is modeled after the popular Artisan Goodtime Two. Custom stained Honey Amber along with navy blue finished metal parts, this banjo brings to life the band colors of the Bluegrass Ambassadors. The drum-head has been signed by bluegrass, folk and country musicians at the 2022 IBMA World of Bluegrass event in Sept 2022. Signatures include Henhouse Prowlers, Jens Kruger, Missy Raines, Ned Luberecki Danny Paisley, Greg Cahill, Grammy Award Winner’s Dom Flemmons, Becky Buller and Jim Lauderdale and many many more!


This Giving Tuesday Banjo benefits the Bluegrass Ambassadors whose mission is to educate and inspire through the cultural exchange of music. Their vision is to provide unique educational programming that blends global folk music traditions with cultural awareness and understanding.

They have as their core values:

  • Education should be available to people of all economic backgrounds
  • Music binds us all together as a species.
  • Cross cultural collaborations definitively break down misconceptions and misunderstandings between people of all persuasions.
  • Diplomacy isn't just for diplomats. They have seen firsthand how simple conversations among people of different cultures fosters understanding and empathy.

*Shipping, Customs and Duty fees paid by recipient

Specifications

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Specs
Neck

Neck Wood: Rock Maple
Neck Shape: Comfortable "D" Shape
Stain: Honey Maple
Finish: Satin
Nut Width: 1 1/4"
Nut Material: Lexan Polycarbonate
Tuners: Goodtime Planetary Tuners
5th String Tuner: Goodtime Geared 5th String Tuner
Frets: 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets

Specs
Pot

Rim: 3-Ply Violin Grade Maple
Rim Diameter: 11"
Tone Ring:
Head: 11" Top Frosted High Crown
Tension Hoop: Beveled Steel Tension Hoop
Hooks & Nuts: 16 Flat J-Hooks with 9/32″ Nuts
Flange: 2 Piece Flange
Armrest: Goodtime Armrest
Hardware Plating: Blue Powder Coat
Bridge: 5/8" Goodtime Smile Bridge
Tailpiece: Deering Patented Goodtime Tailpiece
Finish: Hand Finished Satin Polyurethane

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Specs
Resonaotor

Resonator Wood: 3-Ply Poplar/Poplar/Maple
Resonator Finish: Satin
Resonator Sidewalls: Straight
Resonator Diameter: 13 7/8"
Resonator Stain: Honey Maple

Specs
Dimensions

Neck Width at the Nut: 1 1/4"
Scale Length Nut to Bridge: 26 1/4"
Rim Diameter: 11"
Overall Instrument Length: 38"
Weight Approx.: 5.5 lbs

Specs
Warranty

The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime banjo a Six Year Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship. 

Click below for more information.

Specs
Strings, Tuning, Etc.

Comes strung with Deering Light Gauge Strings
String gauges: 10, 11, 13, 21w, 10

Comes tuned: G, D, G, B, D
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Gig bags and hardshell cases available below

Why A Goodtime Banjo

The Pot

1. DEERING GOODTIME SMILE BRIDGE

The responsive sensitivity of the maple, with the hard, dense ebony top contributes to the Goodtime banjos clear, resonant responsiveness.

2. QUIET TAILPIECE

Specially selected metal is used to prevent the tailpiece from making “its own sound” and muddying up the banjo’s tone. The violin maple rim is supposed to sing, not your tailpiece.

3. STABILITY ENHANCING J-HOOKS

The proprietary Deering J-hooks are wider at the top to prevent twisting off the tension hoop when tightening the banjo head.

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4. QUIET COORDINATOR ROD

Made of special alloy that is strong and does not interfere with the singing resonance of the violin maple rim.

5. 3-PLY VIOLIN GRADE MAPLE RIM

The maple in the Goodtime rim is the exact wood used in the finest violins in the world. Only Deering puts this professional grade 3-ply maple rim in a banjo in this price range.

The Neck

6. SEALED GEARED TUNERS

Five high quality geared tuning machines make tuning the Goodtime banjo easy, accurate and fun. Too many student banjos are cursed with poor quality tuners, so the students blame themselves for an out of tune banjo when it’s the tuner that is at fault.

7. ROCK MAPLE NECK

This fine grained, dense, extremely hard, wood creates a stable neck, and imparts a bright, crisp quality to the Goodtime banjo tone.


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