A banjo is a musical instrument, which is played by strumming the fingers against its strings. Typically, the banjo has four or five strings, although there are models which have six, or even seven. Its associated with many different kinds of music, including folk, classical and country.
The banjo can also be combined with other instruments to create different instruments, which create unique sounds: for example, the banjo mandolin and the ukulele.
Classical banjo medley
George Formby playing the ukulele banjo