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Ashbury AB-65 Tenor Banjo, 17 Fret, Maple Rim Maple series.17 fret short scale. Maple rim & resonator, rolled brass tone ring

Ashbury AB-65 Tenor Banjo, 17 Fret, Maple Rim


Maple series.17 fret short scale. Maple rim & resonator, rolled brass tone ring

Item ID: GR38025   Model No: AB-65TS   
    Product Features
  • Maple neck, maple fingerboard with 17 frets, 18 tension hooks
  • Maple bridge with ebony top, plastic top nut
  • ABS binding, satin finish, flat type flange, Gauge .012 strings
    Product Specifications
  • Made in: China
  • Model Number: AB-65TS
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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.