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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...

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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...

May 15.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Call and Response

In this lesson, Hank Smith talks about using call and response in your playing. Call and response is like a conversation or dialogue that you can create in...

May 8.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Building Harmony

In this lesson, Hank Smith shows you how to add harmony to your melodies to achieve a richer, fatter sound. Harmony a combination of two or more notes to...

Apr 29.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Improvising Tips

Learn how to improvise on the 5 string banjo with Hank Smith. Improvising can be a daunting thing to do for many banjoists, but it is an essential skill to...

Apr 24.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Maximizing Tone

Banjoist Hank Smith gives you a lesson on getting the most tone out of your banjo playing. 

Apr 17.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Bluegrass Jamming Tips

Bluegrass jamming is one of the most fun aspects of playing the banjo. You can join in a jam no matter what skill level you're at as long as you know a few...

Apr 9.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Drive

Today we’re gonna be talking a little bit about drive. Drive is most commonly associated with how the music is played. It tends to be the soul. It tends to...

Apr 2.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Composing On The 5-String Banjo

Composing your own music can be one of the most rewarding things you can do on a musical instrument. It allows you to create something new and original....

Mar 24.2020

5 String Banjo Lesson with Hank Smith - Working Through Challenges

Banjoist Hank Smith from Hank, Pattie, & the Current talks about and demonstrates how to overcome things that may be difficult to you in your 5 string banjo...

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