In the following lesson, we will learn how to take a basic melody, and turn that into a full chord melody arrangement. We are going to use the popular tune "When the Saints Go Marching In" in the key of F as our example.
G, D, G, B, D
The most standard 5-string banjo tuning. This is referred to as "Open G" Tuning because the banjo is tuned to an open G chord, meaning that if you strum the banjo without fingering any of the strings on the neck you will be playing a G chord.