The 5 String Banjitar by Doc Fosse

Question: What plays like a 5 string banjo but sounds like a guitar?

Answer: The 5 string banjitar by Doc Fossey.

Finally, a guitar for banjo players…


                     God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

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The Doc Fosse 5 string banjitar is an innovative instrument designed for the five string banjo player. It incorporates a five string banjo neck with a guitar body which allows the banjo player to employ the finger picking style of play into other genres of music beyond bluegrass, such as folk, jazz, classical and more,

The Doc Fosse banjitar is a handmade,solid hardwood instrument composed of an Engelmann spruce soundboard, Indian rosewood back and sides, and asapele (mahogany) neck. It contains sapele binding, abolone trim with a traditional style  abalone fret inlay, Gotoh gold tuners with pearloid buttons, and a high gloss finish.

For more info or to order, please e-mail Sandy at:    or call   314-913-2262

For more video samples of the Doc Fossey 5 string banjitar, click here.

Included in the purchase of a Doc Fossey banjitar is a free hour long banjitar skype lesson filled with tips and tricks from yours truly (the guy in the videos).                             Sandy Weltman 2012