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Apr 9.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Drive

Today we’re gonna be talking a little bit about drive. Drive is most commonly associated with how the music is played. It tends to be the soul. It tends to...

Jul 29.2016

10 Great Jazz Tenor Banjo Players to Listen To

Here is a list of 10 great tenor banjo players who play jazz or early 20th century American pop music that you should check out if you haven't already. Of...

Jul 27.2016

Do I Need a Banjo Case?

“Do I need a banjo case?” sounds like a pretty simple question. Most folks would say no, if they only play at home. Let’s take a look at why you should have...

Jul 15.2016

Tony Trischka On His Playing Style

Deering Banjo artist Tony Trischka is one of the premier 5-string banjoists to ever take up the instrument. Tony was at the forefront of the push to take...

Jul 15.2016

10 Beginner Bluegrass Banjo Songs

Here are 10 beginner banjo songs for the beginning bluegrass banjo player. By getting these tunes under your fingers you will be able to get some basic...

Jul 7.2016
Jul 7.2016

How To Transpose Music On the Banjo Using I, IV, V Chords

Transposing is moving a song from one key to another. There are often two questions that new banjo players ask about this musical technique:

Jul 1.2016

Banjo Legend Ralph Stanley Passes

The world of music lost one of the great banjo legends last week with the passing of Dr. Ralph Stanley.

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