Monday, February 9, 2009




George Grove commissioned a new banjo from Deering and just brought it home. The new banjo will be making its debut at the Columbus Symphony gig on Feb. 13th. 

In picture #1: You can see the koa neck and the abalone strip up the side. George says, "I guess you can also see my awe." In picture #2: On the neck, Tom Dooley's rope winds its way through and binds together the names and participants of the tradition of The Kingston Trio, beginning with Bob Shane