Gold Tone is introducing of an the octave mandolin-banjo. The Octajo is a double-course tenor banjo tuned an octave below mandolin. Featuring a 12” rim with bronze tone ring and an octave mandolin neck, the Octajo can be strung with either metal or nylon strings, for a choice of dramatically contrasting tonal characteristics.
The Octajo fills an niche at the present time when octave mandolins are gaining popularity. It opens a new tonal spectrum in the banjo and mandolin families of instruments. The Octajo is an instrument with a huge voice that will find its way into all kinds of music.
The Octajo has landed on Planet Earth and is available through banjocrazy.com. Banjo Crazy Paul will soon be posting video demonstrations of this remarkable new instrument, so stay tuned or get in touch with Paul.