Washburn Banjo Pack with 5-string Resonator Banjo, gigbag, pitch pipe, picks, booklet, strap Washburn has been building banjos since the late 1800s. These instruments were considered some of the finest of their day. This heritage is not lost in the instruments we handcraft today. Pros & amateurs alike choose a Washburn for its outstanding tone, build & value. Mahogany back and sides.