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Deering Tenbrooks Legacy Banjo Pro 5 String Banjo w/ 06 Tonering

Deering Tenbrooks Legacy Banjo Pro 5 String Banjo w/ 06 Tonering
Deering Tenbrooks Legacy Banjo Pro 5 String Banjo w/ 06 Tonering
 
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Product Code: D-LEGACY-06


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Total versatility for the professional player is Greg Deering's goal in creating the Tenbrooks line of banjos so that the banjo does not limit the player, but the banjo rises to meet the player at the peak of their expertise and is as responsive as a racehorse. The lively bell tone with great sustain, the even tone from string to string and all the way up the neck, and the active response of the banjo to the players style come together to make this an awe inspiring new evolution in banjo design. Greg Deering and Jens Krüger combined forces with the goal of raising the banjo as an instrument to a higher level of performance musically, so that banjoists are not limited in their scope of achievement. This was the concept that motivated the design of the Tenbrooks banjos. Accomplishing this required a considerable amount of research and a better understanding of tone-ring design. Banjo Virtuoso Jens Krüger realized the need for a new tone-ring that would enhance the extreme low frequencies that support and compliment banjo tone. This required a fresh approach to tone-ring manufacture. Jens Krüger guided it along in working with the Swiss Rüetschi Bell Foundry, having 600+ years of experience in metallurgy, and drawing on that knowledge while also incorporating innovative techniques they developed a tone-ring with the evenly crystallized molecular structure which is necessary to create this very exceptional tone. This type of molecular structure can usually only be accomplished in huge bell castings. But the breakthrough came when they discovered how to accomplish this in a smaller casting for Deering's Tenbrooks banjos with the Jens Krüger tone-ring. Inspired by the expertise of his collaborators, Greg Deering designed the elegant inlay patterns seen on these inaugural members of the Tenbrooks line. Reminiscent of the art nouveau styles popular during the 1920's and 30's these designs are classic and elegant, giving the Tenbrooks banjo line a visual beauty, clarity, and purity to match the extraordinary tonal character of each of these banjos.

Made of mahogany, the Legacy delivers a sweet, warm sound with an uninhibited musicality that effortlessly reaches the audience with a pure and balanced tone, amazingly pleasing to the ear and heralding a whole new musical realm for the world of banjo.The Legacy has a classical Art Deco feel to the inlay pattern, another Greg Deering original design.

The Legacy is a wonderful professional level banjo that is a racehorse for the performing musician and dedicated banjo enthusiast, an effortless and instantly versatile tool for boundless musical creativity. The comfortable neck is made for precise playing, and it features glued in frets for easy re-fretting for the artist who plays a lot.

The Legacy provides a limitless musical playing field, alive with clear and balanced tone from bass to treble on each and every fret. It's a pure pleasure to play.

Deering Tenbrooks Legacy Banjo Features:

Neck:
Mahogany Stained a Rich Dark Red
Tenbrooks V Shaped Neck for Precise Playing
22 Nickel Silver Frets
Ebony Fingerboard
Bound with Ivoroid
Bone Nut
Adjustable Truss-Rod
Spikes are installed at 7 & 9th frets
Deering Geared 5th String Tuner
Super Smooth Deering Planetary Tuners

Pot:
Deering -06- Tone Ring
Precision machined Tenbrooks style 3-ply Maple Rim
Brass Notched Tension Hoop
11″ Medium Collar Frosted Top Head
24 Round Hooks with ¼″ Hex Nuts
Nickel plated Zinc Flange
Nickel Plated Hardware
Deering 11/16″ Maple Ebony Bridge
Deering Truetone Tailpiece
Deep resonator made of Mahogany
Tapered internal resonator walls for excellent projection
Stained a Deep Red Brown
Highly Polished Finish

Tone:
The vibrant and sweet, fully resonant tone with deep full bass and clear crisp highs. The banjo rings true throughout the whole range of the instrument with the sweet, warm tone of mahogany that carries loud and clear to the audience.

The ebony fingerboard and the nickel silver frets are polished to a high lustre to eliminate fret noise and provide a luxurious playing experience.

Tuned:
G,D,G,B,D in standard tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

Dimensions:
Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
Resonator Diameter 13 7/8″
Overall Instrument Length 38″

Warranty:

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


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