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Nov 29.2022

2022 Giving Tuesday Charity Banjos

We are so pleased to bring you two Giving Tuesday Charity Banjos for 2022! Near and dear to our hearts this year they will be benefitting education! We have...

Topic Post : banjo lesson

Nov 15.2022

Top 5 Tips For Improving Single String Playing On the 5-String Banjo with Ryan Cavanaugh

The single string style of playing the 5-string banjo is a way to get linear and melodic ideas out of your 5-string banjo. This technique was pioneered by...

Feb 24.2022

Adjusting Your Tone With Your Right Hand

When playing the 5-string banjo for bluegrass, the 3-finger style is the go to technique. A seldom talked about topic for players trying to hone in their...

Sep 10.2021

Building A Banjo Solo Tactics

 

 Our good friend Hank Smith guides you through a couple strategies to help you build a five string banjo solo when playing in the 3 finger style. These two...

Dec 18.2020

"Carol Of The Bells" 5-String Banjo Lesson With Hank Smith

Learn how to play the Christmas tune "Carol Of The Bells" on the 5-string banjo with Hank Smith. This is a fun and fairly easy holiday tune that 3 finger style...

Nov 18.2020

Chord Building 5-String Banjo Lesson With Hank Smith

In this 5-string banjo lesson, Hank Smith shows you how to build chord forms with extensions. He starts you with a regular G triad and demonstrates how to...

Aug 7.2020

How To Play Groundspeed On Banjo

Learn how tot play the Earl Scruggs classic Ground Speed in this lesson with Hank Smith.

Jul 23.2020

Single String Banjo Lesson With Hank Smith

In this banjo lesson, Hank Smith shows you how to incorporate your middle finger into your single string playing on the 5 string banjo. Single string playing...

Jun 26.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson - Daytripper

In this lesson, Hank Smith teaches you how to play the Beatles tune "Daytripper" on the 5 string banjo. It really works well! Try it out!

Jun 19.2020

Bluegrass Banjo Backup Lesson With Hank Smith - Rolling Backup

This is the second part of a bluegrass banjo lesson on how to play backup. In the previous lesson Hank showed you how to use "Boom Chucks" in your banjo backup...

Jun 12.2020

Bluegrass Banjo Backup Lesson With Hank Smith - Boom Chucks

In this lesson, Hank Smith teaches you how to play backup on the 5 string banjo in a bluegrass setting using "boom-chucks". In this style you are are...

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