Kieran Hanrahan plays Irish Music on the Deering "Calico" Tenor Banjo at the Eagle Music Shop 2007 Deering Banjos Day. Kieran was Born in Ennis, County Clare. He is one of the all time great Irish Tenor Banjo players - playing in his own distinctive elegant style. He began playing traditional Irish music on the tenor banjo at the age of fourteen and had won the all Ireland banjo championship by the time he was eighteen.
Deering Banjos Celebration Weekend 2007
The visit of Greg and Janet Deering and “Deering Banjos Celebration Weekend” was organised by the Eagle team and it and took place on Saturday March 24th and Sunday March 25th 2007
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Howard "Shep" Shepherd plays the Deering "Sierra" Plectrum Banjo at the Eagle Music Shop Deering Banjos Weekend 2007. Howard took up the banjo at the age of eleven and is recognized as Britain's foremost plectrum banjo player whose band Shep's Banjo Boys first became nationally recognised for their live musical spots on Granada TVs long running series "The Comedians".
Tom Napper plays Irish music on the Deering "Boston" Tenor banjo at the Eagle Music Shop Deering Banjos Day 2007. Tom is one of the most highly respected traditional musicians in the UK he has performed and recorded playing tenor banjo in the Irish style with Tom McConville, Gordon Tyrrall, Jez Lowe (Dab Hand)