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Nov 8.2018

Nail Tips For Clawhammer Banjo

One of the biggest problems clawhammer banjo players have is how to keep their nails in shape so that they can produce a warm, clear tone out of their...

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Nov 8.2018

Nail Tips For Clawhammer Banjo

One of the biggest problems clawhammer banjo players have is how to keep their nails in shape so that they can produce a warm, clear tone out of their...

Oct 19.2018

How To Wear Banjo Picks

It might seem like a silly question to someone who has played the banjo before, but almost every time I give banjo picks to someone who has never played...

Sep 25.2018

Will I Ever Get Better?

“Will I ever get better?” is the perennial cry of the pre-beginner (folks say there is no such thing as a pre-beginner but I have been one for 10 years…) or...

Aug 22.2018

Intro To Melodic Style Banjo with Jens Kruger - Video

Jens Kruger presents the basics of the Melodic Style of banjo playing on this video from the American Banjo Museum's Learning Lounge interactive touch...

Aug 17.2018

Clawhammer Banjo Lesson: Drop Thumb

Drop thumb banjo playing is a technique used in the clawhammer style of playing the 5 string banjo. This technique will give you the ability to play more...

Jun 12.2018

How To Play Dueling Banjos On the Banjo

Well here it is folks! Dueling banjos, (the banjo tune from movie Deliverance) is one of the most popular instrumental banjo tunes. It is also the most...

Jun 8.2018

How Hard Is It To Play the Banjo

One of the biggest myths about the banjo is that it is hard to play. After generations of blisteringly fast bluegrass licks dominating the public's...

Jun 1.2018

How To Tune A Banjo

There are a number of different types of banjos, and although there is a standard tuning for each of them, they can all be tuned in alternate tunings. Find...

May 16.2018

How Picking Hand Placement Affects Your Banjo Tone

One of the easiest and most dramatic changes you can make to your banjo tone is to change where you pick the strings in relation to the bridge. This holds...

Mar 16.2018

Irish Tenor Banjo - What Is the Standard?

When it comes to Irish tenor banjo, it is hard to define exactly what type of banjo that is. Yes, it is a four string tenor banjo. But is it a 17-fret or a...

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