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Sep 14.2018

Woodroom Session | Alison Brown Playing "Sweet Thing"

Watch Grammy award winner and banjo virtuoso, Alison Brown makes her second Woodroom Session appearance, with the help of her Deering Julia Belle low tuned...

Topic Post : banjo lesson

Sep 4.2018

Alison Brown Banjo Lesson - The Importance Of Listening

In this video Alison Brown talks about right hand position and the importance of listening when you are playing banjo.

Nov 17.2016

How To Begin Playing 3-Finger Banjo - Lesson 2

You've practiced for a week, and now it's time to add your left hand!

Feb 26.2015

Is One Banjo Style More Difficult than Another?

We are asked regularly, is Bluegrass style finger picking more difficult than Clawhammer?  Is Clawhammer more difficult than finger picking? Is...

Use What Works - Learning the Banjo

Ever notice how many “experts” there are on “learning to play banjo”, or anything, for that matter? While I urge all of us to explore their recommendations...

Learn the Banjo with Songs or Exercises?

I recently wrote an article about strengthening your fretting hand’s pinky and ring finger.   A common question that I have heard over the years is; “what good...

May 23.2013

Improvisation: How do you do it?

Admired and feared, improvising has sometimes been shrouded by mystery and misunderstanding.   New banjo students are often baffled by top players who pick...

Apr 23.2013

Making the Most Of Your Practice Time

These days we all have limited time to do the things we like. We always have to make the most out of our time. If you are reading this, one of the things...

Feb 25.2013

Learning Dueling Banjos Isn't Just For the Advanced Player

Learning anything new can be a challenge. In the past I have approached most new songs with excitement and a good dose of trepidation! After all, my  banjos...

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