Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | How To Play What A Wonderful World

by David Bandrowski

This week we'll take a look at how to play the classic tune What A Wonderful World on the tenor banjo. This song was made famous by Louis Armstrong and is the most requested tune at New Orleans jazz brunches behind When The Saints Go Marching In.

I'll run through the basic chords quickly and then show you how to incorporate the melody into your chords to create a chord melody solo. Many of the melody notes of this tune are chord tones so it is pretty easy to build a chord melody on this tune. Let me know if you have any questions in the comments below! Have fun!

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