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Definition: Free reed instrument with a keyboard originating in Saxony and Bohemia, now common throughout the world in folk music. Various types include piano and button keyboards, and chromatic and diatonic tunings.
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Ashbury AB-45 Tenor Banjo, Brass Tone Ring Good quality brass tone ring, 30 tension hooks, mahogany resonator and rim.

Ashbury AB-45 Tenor Banjo, Brass Tone Ring


Good quality brass tone ring, 30 tension hooks, mahogany resonator and rim.

Item ID: GR38022   Model No: AB-45T   
    Product Features
  • Mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with 19 frets
  • Planetary pegs, maple bridge with ebony top, plastic top nut
  • ABS binding, gloss finish, Gauge .012 strings for CGAD tuning
    Product Specifications
  • Top nut width: 30mm
  • Scale length: 576mm
  • Width at 12th fret: 38mm
  • Rim depth: 63mm
  • Rim width: 279mm
  • Resonator depth: 47mm
  • Resonator width: 350mm
  • Overall length: 865mm:
  • Made in: China
  • Model Number: AB-45T
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Tenor Banjo Information


The Tenor Banjo is used extensively in both Irish traditional music, and Traditional Jazz. It has a shorter scale than the G Banjo, and 4 strings tuned CGDA, but it is common for Irish musicians to retune down to GDAE using thicker strings. Used in jazz and popular music earlier this century, the tenor banjo has 4 strings and is usually tuned CGDA.
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Advice on Choosing Tenor Banjos


Tenor banjo should not be confused with plectrum style which was used much like the tenor but has a longer neck (22 frets) and a different tuning. Jazz players like the extra frets because they can use the same chord shapes and patterns in different positions.
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Ashbury produces high quality traditional and acoustic instruments, including acoustic and electro acoustic guitars, and bass guitars, autoharps, fiddles, mandolins, banjos and ukuleles.

The range is designed for the beginner to semi-professional player, offering very playable instruments with high specifications for the best price. Ashbury instruments make an excellent and affordable upgrade from any entry-level instrument, and are constantly being examined and perfected to offer the best possible value in quality and materials.