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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.

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Apr 29.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Improvising Tips

Learn how to improvise on the 5 string banjo with Hank Smith. Improvising can be a daunting thing to do for many banjoists, but it is an essential skill to...

Apr 24.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Maximizing Tone

Banjoist Hank Smith gives you a lesson on getting the most tone out of your banjo playing. 

Apr 23.2020

5 String Banjo for Beginners - The E Chord

We have two more lessons to go in this series and we have covered a lot of ground. This week, we are focusing on the E chord. 

Apr 17.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Bluegrass Jamming Tips

Bluegrass jamming is one of the most fun aspects of playing the banjo. You can join in a jam no matter what skill level you're at as long as you know a few...

Apr 16.2020

5 String Banjo for Beginners - The D Chord

And we're back! We hope that you are enjoying your banjo journey so far, and that you are safe and well.  This week's lesson looks at the D chord. Not a D7,...

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...

Apr 9.2020

5 String Banjo for Beginners - The F Chord

Has it been a week already? We are back with the next installment of our 5 string banjo for absolute beginners series, and this week we are moving to the F...

Apr 2.2020

5 String Banjo for Beginners - Incorporating the C Chord

Welcome back to our 5 String for Absolute Beginners series. If you are just tuning in, welcome to our 5 String Banjo for Absolute Beginners series. Last...

Apr 2.2020

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

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....

Apr 1.2020

Practice, Persistence, Patience, & Faith

Playing the banjo is wonderous, joyful, magical and irresistible. Whether it’s the syncopated sparkling five string banjo, the emotion filled chord melody...

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