Banjos

Banjos

 

Perfect 5-String Banjo

BJ300
£290.00

'Perfect' for the player who demands easy playability. 

Your ideal entry-point into the exciting world of 5-string banjos, the ''Perfect'' series were first created by Messrs Barnes & Mullins at the start of the 1900s and formed the very core of the early B&M instrument offering.

Featuring a mahogany resonator and an aluminium rim with a Remo WeatherKing head and mahogany neck, Barnes & Mullins Perfect banjos deliver a warm and controlled sound with an easy playing feel well suited to all, even absolute beginners. 

 
 

 

Perfect 4-String Tenor Banjo

BJ304
£294.00

'Perfect' for the newer player with an easy-playing feel. 

Your ideal entry-point into the exciting world of 4-string, tenor banjos, the 'Perfect' series were first created by Messrs Barnes & Mullins at the start of the 1900s and formed the very core of the early B&M instrument offering.

This Barnes & Mullins BJ304 'Perfect' tenor banjo delivers a warm and controlled sound with an easy playing feel well suited to all, even absolute beginners. Tonally, you can expect a pleasant and mature response when played with fingers or a plectrum. 

 

Perfect 4-String Irish-Gaelic Tenor Banjo

BJ304GT
£294.00

If you're a fan of an Irish jig, this is the banjo for you. 

This 'Perfect' Irish-Gaelic 4-string banjo features a shorter-scale, 17 fret neck. This shorter-than-usual scale is ideal for playing the fast, complex fiddle melodies found in much traditional Irish and Gaelic music. 

Equipped with a mahogany resonator, an aluminium rim with a Remo WeatherKing head and a mahogany neck, the BJ304 Irish Tenor Banjo lends itself to a speedier playing style feel whilst feeling little lighter on the fingers. 

 
 

 

Perfect 6-String Guitar Banjo

BJ306
£299.00

A banjo that plays just like a guitar. Simple! 

If you’re a guitarist wanting to explore what the banjo has to offer, this Barnes & Mullins 'Perfect' 6-string guitar banjo is the perfect instrument for you!

Strung and tuned just like a regular guitar, you'll be able to start experimenting with the unique tone of the banjo, without having to learn any new fingering patterns. The 'Perfect' addition to any guitarist's line-up, for sure. 

 

 

 

Rathbone 5-String Banjo

BJ400
£459.00

Ready to move up in the banjo world? The Rathbone banjo is just the thing... 

The Barnes & Mullins 'Rathbone' banjo is a handsome 5-string named after Rathbone Place, London: the home of Messrs Barnes and Mullins in the early 1900s. 

The mahogany neck, resonator and rim are complemented by a striking black Remo WeatherKing head, combining a stylish modern aesthetic with a traditional rich, warm tone and a smooth playing response.

 
 

 

Rathbone 5-String Banjo - Electro

BJ400E
£515.00

If you want to amplify or add effects to your banjo, the Rathbone Electro is for you. 

A handsome 5-string banjo named after the historic home of Messrs Barnes and Mullins, this BJ400E Rathbone banjo is an electro-acoustic model featuring a humbucker pickup, 1/4" jack output and volume control and is therefore a great choice for when you want to amplify your banjo for recording or as part of a larger band.

 

Empress 4-String Irish-Gaelic Tenor Banjo

BJ504BWGT
£622.00

A stunning upgrade for those playing traditional Gaelic music. 

This "Empress" Irish-Gaelic 4-string banjo features a shorter-scale, 17 fret neck. This shorter-than-usual scale is ideal for playing the fast, complex fiddle melodies found in much traditional Irish and Gaelic music. 

Featuring a wonderfully figured burl walnut resonator with its spellbinding marbled grain pattern, combined with a walnut rim and neck, the Empress banjo is a real head turner!

 
 

 

Empress 4-String Tenor Banjo

BJ504BW
£622.00

A real head turner, ideal for the more accomplished player. 

This beauty features a wonderfully figured burl walnut resonator with a spellbinding marbled grain pattern, combined with a classic walnut rim and neck. Tonally articulate thanks to the walnut tonewoods, the Empress will impress visually and aurally at every turn. 

The Empress models are named in honour of the 'RMS Empress of Ireland' steam ship which sank on Canada's St Lawrence River in May 1914 with the loss of over 1000 lives. Sadly, Mr Albert Mullins was one of the lost souls that day.

 

Empress 5-String Banjo

BJ500BW
£626.00

A real head turner, ideal for the more accomplished player. 

This beauty features a wonderfully figured burl walnut resonator with a spellbinding marbled grain pattern, combined with a classic walnut rim and neck. Tonally articulate thanks to the walnut tonewoods, the Empress will impress visually and aurally at every turn. 

The Empress is named in honour of the 'RMS Empress of Ireland' steam ship which sank on Canada's St Lawrence River in May 1914 with the loss of over 1000 lives. Sadly, Mr Albert Mullins was one of the lost souls that day.

 
 

 

Troubadour 5-String Banjo

BJ500M
£809.00

A truly special banjo honouring the Victorian-era banjo publication, 'The Troubadour' 

A superb burled maple 5 string banjo, the Barnes & Mullins 'Troubadour' pays tribute to the monthly music publication 'The Troubadour' issued and created by Mr Bowley Barnes and Albert Mullins from the beginning of their music-hall heyday of 1895.

Featuring a beautifully figured burled maple resonator paired with a maple rim, hard maple neck and appointed with exquisite antique gold engraved fittings, the Troubadour is an enchanting banjo that embodies the legacy and heritage of Barnes & Mullins instruments.