The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #169531   Message #4097308
Posted By: cnd
12-Mar-21 - 11:07 AM
Thread Name: Tech: Fretless Old-Time Banjo
Subject: RE: Tech: Fretless Old-Time Banjo
David C. Carter:
There's a few different answers.

Giddens plays primarily a cherry, maple and rosewood minstrel banjo, a replica of a design by the 19th-century Baltimore luthier Levi Brown built by James Hartel (source; source)

She is also sponsored by Deering and has played the John Hartford 5-String Open Back Banjo (source)