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Jul 10.2020

A Tour of Advanced Plating in Portland, TN

At Deering, we pride ourselves on making quality instruments with attention to detail, instruments built to last. It’s vital that the components we put on...

Topic Post : banjo playing tips

Jun 24.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | Up A Lazy River

Learn how to play Up A Lazy River on the tenor banjo with David Bandrowski. David will guide you through the chords and a chord melody arrangement for this...

May 18.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | How To Play Winnin' Boy Blues

Learn I'll show you how to play Jelly Roll Morton's tune Winnin' Boy Blues on the tenor banjo. I will lead you through the chords, melody, and then put...

May 11.2020

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

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...

May 4.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | Tips For Comping Behind A Soloist Or Singer

In this lesson I talk about give you some tips for comping (playing the chords) behind a soloist or a singer. Too often tenor banjoists play very harshly of...

Apr 27.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | Careless Love

In this tenor banjo lesson we will take on learning a song. We're going to learn how to play Careless Love. Careless Love is a traditional jazz/blues tune...

Apr 21.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | Basic Strumming Patterns

In this lesson I go over 3 basic strumming patterns to use when playing the tenor banjo, or any banjo, in the traditional jazz style. I go over how to play...

Apr 20.2020

Arranging Old Time Tunes for Bluegrass Banjo

Getting into learning old time tunes with a three-finger technique can be a great way to improve your melodic runs and expand your repertoire, as there are...

Apr 13.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | First Three Chords

In this video I'll go over the first 3 chords you should learn when learning to play the tenor banjo tuned in standard tenor tuning (C,G,D,A). All 3 of...

Mar 12.2020

Clawhammer Banjo Exercises - Picking Hand

These clawhammer banjo exercises for your right hand will help you improve your clawhammer playing. We start with very basic one note exercises and strum...

Oct 25.2019

Tenor Banjo Lesson - How To Build a Chord Melody

In the following lesson, we will learn how to take a basic melody, and turn that into a full chord melody arrangement.  We are going to use the popular tune...

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