Banjos Direct announces stocking of new Barnes and Mullins traditional style burr maple and burr walnut bluegrass banjos.

Norwich, Norfolk, United kingdom (PRWEB Uk) five April 2012

Banjos Direct, the UK’s quickest developing expert banjo shop, is now stocking the new selection of traditional design five-string banjos from historic London-brand Barnes and Mullins. The selection includes the burr walnut BJ500BW Empress model and the burr maple BJ500 Troubadour.

Barnes and Mullins was founded in London 1895 by musicians and entertainers Albert Mullins and S Bowley Barnes. Right after establishing itself in excess of latest decades as a major musical instrument distributor, the contemporary day business has rediscovered its standard stringed-instrument mojo as they strategy the centenary of the death of co-founder Albert Mullins.

All through the past 120 many years, Barnes &amp Mullins have usually supplied a quantity of banjos, mandolins and ukuleles, but in latest occasions, the range has been restricted to pretty normal, cost-effective designs.

Brian Cleary, B&ampM’s joint managing director explains the pondering behind the company’s new assortment: “There is no doubt resurgence in the discipline of standard stringed instruments at the minute, and as we method the centenary of the passing of our co-founder Albert Mullins, it appeared appropriate to assessment and upgrade our giving in this area.

“Being keen to proceed our tribute to our Victorian Banjo-playing founders, we have looked for inspiration from historical versions, events and attributes in the creation of every instrument.”

Best two designs in the new B&ampM range are the Empress and the Troubadour banjos.

The Empress (BJ500BW) attributes a walnut neck, a beautifully figured walnut resonator, a stained maple rim and a Remo Vellum head.

The Troubadour, named after the Barnes and Mullins’ published music magazine dating from the late 1800s, is a beautiful five string banjo with a difficult maple neck, burled maple resonator, and in depth antique gold hardware very evocative of the Victorian era.

Founder and CEO of Banjos Direct, Simon Middleton said: “We’re impressed with what Barnes &amp Mullins have accomplished with their new range, particularly with the excellent burr finish Empress and Troubadour banjos. They are not only really excellent, but keenly priced.”

At Banjos Direct the BJ500BW Empress banjos is priced at £395.95 and the BJ500 Troubadour is £479.95.

The new selection also contains the Perfect designs – named after the popular B&ampM banjos from the early 1900s – which offer fantastic entry level tenor, Gaelic, 5 String and guitar banjos. These instruments feature an aluminium rim, stained mahogany neck and resonator, and a Remo Vellum head.

The variety also functions the exceptional BJ400 Rathbone model with a mahogany rim, neck and resonator rolled brass tone ring and Remo Black head: a really attractively appointed five string instrument.

Organization data:

Banjos Direct is the UK’s quickest-expanding specialist banjo retailer, foremost the renaissance of interest in the banjo amongst players of every single age and background. The Norwich-based mostly company is the UK’s foremost stockist of USA banjo brands GoldTone and Nechville, and also stocks instruments by Barnes &amp Mullins, Pilgrim and Tanglewood.

Founder and CEO of Banjos Direct, Simon Middleton, is frontman of English-Americana band The Proposition, whose debut album King Snake Devil Shake was launched in March this year. Middleton, who was a brand method consultant prior to turning to musical instrument retail, is also the writer of many books on branding, such as ‘Build A Brand In 30 Days’ and ‘Brand New You’.

Locate Banjos Direct at kingdom.

E-mail: information(at)banjosdirect(dot)co(dot)uk

Mobile phone: +44 () 1603 305800

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