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Oct 14.2021

Jens Kruger Inducted Into the Banjo Hall Of Fame

We would like to congratulate our friend and Deering artist Jens Kruger on being inducted into the 2021 American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame in the...

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Sep 10.2021

Building A Banjo Solo Tactics

 

 Our good friend Hank Smith guides you through a couple strategies to help you build a five string banjo solo when playing in the 3 finger style. These...

Dec 18.2020

"Carol Of The Bells" 5-String Banjo Lesson With Hank Smith

Learn how to play the Christmas tune "Carol Of The Bells" on the 5-string banjo with Hank Smith. This is a fun and fairly easy holiday tune that 3 finger...

Nov 18.2020

Chord Building 5-String Banjo Lesson With Hank Smith

In this 5-string banjo lesson, Hank Smith shows you how to build chord forms with extensions. He starts you with a regular G triad and demonstrates how to...

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.

Jul 23.2020

Single String Banjo Lesson With Hank Smith

In this banjo lesson, Hank Smith shows you how to incorporate your middle finger into your single string playing on the 5 string banjo. Single string...

Jun 26.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson - Daytripper

In this lesson, Hank Smith teaches you how to play the Beatles tune "Daytripper" on the 5 string banjo. It really works well! Try it out!

Jun 19.2020

Bluegrass Banjo Backup Lesson With Hank Smith - Rolling Backup

This is the second part of a bluegrass banjo lesson on how to play backup. In the previous lesson Hank showed you how to use "Boom Chucks" in your banjo...

Jun 12.2020

Bluegrass Banjo Backup Lesson With Hank Smith - Boom Chucks

In this lesson, Hank Smith teaches you how to play backup on the 5 string banjo in a bluegrass setting using "boom-chucks". In this style you are are...

May 29.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Motif Building

In this lesson, Hank Smith teaches you how building motifs can help you compose and improvise on the 5 string banjo. By creating a motif, you give yourself...

May 22.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Building Dynamics

In this lesson, Hank Smith talks dynamic control. Dynamics are how loud or soft you play your instrument. One of the easiest but underused techniques to add...

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