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Jul 24.2021

Deering Live Shorts From Rockygrass

All weekend long we will be bringing you updates from the festival grounds at the RockyGrass Festival with exclusive interviews with artists who are...

Topic Post : clawhammer

Dec 16.2020

Chris Coole On Deering Live

This week were excited to talk with and listen to renowned clawhammer banjoist and songwriter Chris Coole. Chris Coole got his first banjo when he was 17...

Jul 8.2020

Clawhammer Banjo Lesson - Continuous Picking Style Of Surry County

Here is a lesson from the vaults of our good friends at Homespun. Learn how to play clawhammer banjo in the continuous picking style that is common in Surry...

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...

Sep 19.2019

What Does A Scoop On A Banjo Do?

You might have heard of or seen banjos with "scooped" fingerboards. A banjo with a scooped fingerboard is, usually starting after the 17th fret (the 18th -...

Dec 7.2018

Jens Kruger plays the Vega Little Wonder Banjos

Jens Kruger is one of those guys that you cant help but be in awe of. After many years of watching his jaw dropping 3 finger style, I oversaw the filming of...

Dec 4.2018

Pentatonic Scales For Clawhammer Banjo

A couple of the most important scales you should learn when playing the banjo is your major and minor pentatonic scales. As the name suggests, these scales...

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 29.2017

What is Clawhammer Banjo?

When most people think of the banjo, they tend to think of Bluegrass, Earl Scruggs, and the 3-finger style. You'd be forgiven for not knowing banjo could be...

Jun 8.2017

Clawhammer Banjo Picks - Pick vs. Nail

One of the first things that three-finger style players are told when they start learning banjo is: Always. Wear. Your. Picks. There is a widespread...

Dec 9.2016

Learn How To Play Clawhammer Banjo

Have you always wanted to learn to play clawhammer banjo? Do you know what clawhammer banjo is? Maybe you have played it before...but then again, a little...

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