Janet Deering

Janet Deering has become the darling of the banjo industry as co-founder of the Deering Banjo Company. Along with her husband Greg, she has brought the banjo back to its popular roots with the pride of an American-made instrument. Although the instrument was not originated in the United States it certainly gained its greatest fame as a required instrument in country and bluegrass music. Along with the success of the company, Janet has been involved with many programs which encourage music makers. 

Interview Date:
February 11, 2005
Job Title:
Co-Founder
Company:
Deering Banjo Company