Sound and Video Clips
Demo Video comparing the Tranjo 8.0, Tranjo Express 8, and Tranjo Express 6
Rebekah Weiler of Murfreesboro TN does a nice clawhammer demo at IBMA 2006 FanFest. Click on the picture to start the AVI video. Rebekah is a Gold Tone Endorsing Artist.
Oscar Hills made this great video of his new Walnut 8.0 in Jan 2009
Mark Bramlett at Banjo.com demonstrates a Gold Tone Tranjo
Bill Knopf playing his Gold Tone Tranjo
Bill Knopf plays a duet with a Gold Tone Tranjo
Here are a few sound clips of the Tranjo. I'm constantly experimenting with different combinations of head, bridges and tone rings, but these clips should give you an idea of what the Tranjo can sound like. I'll continue to add clips as the experiments progress.
Maple Tranjo, standard bridge, PVC tone ring, standard head [MP3] [WMA]
Maple Tranjo, Samson bridge, PVC tone ring, standard head [MP3] [WMA]
Here's some video clips of Mike playing his lefty walnut Tranjo