Jens Kruger


Oral History Information

Jens Kruger is one of the world’s most technically accomplished 5-string banjo players who have worked with the Deering Banjo Company to create a more sophisticated instrument; one that could holds its own in a classical music concert. Jens has played the banjo is many settings and finds the challenge to be creating an instrument that can showcase overtones and sustain, which the folks at Deering have been working on for several years. The results have been amazing and Jens is very proud of his role in creating new instruments for future players to use.