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Mar 31.2020

Picky FIngers Podcast: Pau Barjau

In this episode, host Keith Billik chats with Pau Barjau of Che Apalache. Pau has a very interesting job, interpreting rhythms and sounds that are not...

Topic Post : banjo lesson

Mar 30.2020

The Clawhammer Banjo Method - Pt.1

The Clawhammer Banjo Method is by far, the most watched video we have made to date. A clear, concise and approach to one of the most fun, and fastest...

Mar 27.2020

5 String Banjo for Beginners - Pt.1

The 5 string banjo is most likely what you think about when you hear that magical sound of a banjo. You have thought about learning how to play, but you are...

Mar 24.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Working Through Challenges

Banjoist Hank Smith from Hank, Pattie, & the Current talks about and demonstrates how to overcome things that may be difficult to you in your 5 string banjo...

Sep 4.2018

Alison Brown Banjo Lesson - The Importance Of Listening

In this video Alison Brown talks about right hand position and the importance of listening when you are playing banjo.

Use What Works - Learning the Banjo

Ever notice how many “experts” there are on “learning to play banjo”, or anything, for that matter? While I urge all of us to explore their recommendations...

Learn the Banjo with Songs or Exercises?

I recently wrote an article about strengthening your fretting hand’s pinky and ring finger.   A common question that I have heard over the years is; “what good...

May 23.2013

Improvisation: How do you do it?

Admired and feared, improvising has sometimes been shrouded by mystery and misunderstanding.   New banjo students are often baffled by top players who pick...

Feb 25.2013

Learning Dueling Banjos Isn't Just For the Advanced Player

Learning anything new can be a challenge. In the past I have approached most new songs with excitement and a good dose of trepidation! After all, my  banjos...

Jun 7.2012

It's OK to Strum the 5-String Banjo

It's OK to Strum the 5-String Banjo
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