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May 24.2019

How To Install A Pickup Jack On A Rim Of A Banjo

There are a number of different pickups for a banjo, but all of them will use a 1/4" jack that you plug your guitar cable into. On resonator banjos the jack...

May 24.2019

How To Install A Pickup Jack On A Rim Of A Banjo

There are a number of different pickups for a banjo, but all of them will use a 1/4" jack that you plug your guitar cable into. On resonator banjos the jack...

May 24.2019

Internalizing Banjo Music

So much of playing music is an internal, mental process. Obviously, the physical aspect is crucial, but it all begins inside. If the music is not understood...

May 16.2019

Tips On Backing Up a Singer/Songwriter On 5 String Banjo

Many 5 string banjo players have a hard time playing in other styles other than the traditional styles used for the 5 string banjo (bluegrass and old time)....

May 9.2019

You Can Be a Good Banjo Player at Any Level

When we hear a great banjo player, we notice the results of years of practice and hours spent mastering the left and right hand techniques.  We are aware of...

May 2.2019

Banjo in Modern Africa With a Mission!

The original roots of the banjo can be found in Africa, and through his music, an incredible man from Malawi in East Africa is honoring the heritage of our...

Apr 18.2019

Relax and Have Fun When Playing Banjo

“Is it hard to learn the banjo?”

“Is the banjo harder than the guitar?”

I’d heard these and other questions like them for years. And I never quite knew how...

Apr 10.2019

Using Pedal Points In Your Banjo Playing

A pedal point is a sustained tone that is played while chords move from one to another. This is typically played in the bass or lowest pitch. The playing of...

Apr 5.2019

The Banjo Practice Headspace

Life is busy! There’s always an unanswered email, or a stack of dirty dishes, or a bit of household DIY that needs attending to. Making time for your...

Mar 29.2019

2 and 3 Note Tenor Banjo Chord Voicings

The tenor banjo is often perceived as an overly bright instrument by other band members.  This can often be attributed to the banjo player playing all...

Mar 27.2019

Incredible Banjo Event in England

For 12 years we have been honored to celebrate our shared love of banjos and the music they make with our good friends of Eagle Music Shop in Huddersfield,...

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