5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Composing On The 5-String Banjo

by David Bandrowski

Composing your own music can be one of the most rewarding things you can do on a musical instrument. It allows you to create something new and original. Something that is all your own. You get to express what you are feeling in your heart. 

Unfortunately, this can also be a difficult and frustrating process, filled with moments of "writer's block" and lack of inspiration. Thankfully, there are ways around these issues. Banjoist Hank Smith guides you through a few tips and tricks on his Deering Maple Blossom banjo to help you stay inspired and keep the ideas flowing.

Let us know if this lesson helps you and if you have any questions or things you would like demonstrated in the comments below. Good luck! 


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