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May 16.2019

Tips On Backing Up a Singer/Songwriter On 5 String Banjo

Many 5 string banjo players have a hard time playing in other styles other than the traditional styles used for the 5 string banjo (bluegrass and old time)....

Topic Post : clawhammer

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...

Sep 30.2016

Logan County Blues Banjo Tab

Logan County Blues is a very popular old time fiddle tune that sounds great when played on the 5 string banjo. This tune is usually played in the key of D...

Dec 10.2015

Can You Play Clawhammer Banjo On a Resonator Banjo?

"Can you play clawhammer banjo on a resonator banjo?" It's a question that comes up fairly often both on online forums and out in the public. The answer is...

Dec 8.2015

Dan Walsh visits the Deering Banjo Company

Deering is no stranger to artists paying visits to the factory whenever they are in town and we recently had a visit from British born banjo wizard Dan Walsh...

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