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Jun 30.2020

Picky Fingers Podcast: "13 or So" by Nick Hornbuckle

In the first of the new “Freshly Picked” episodes, Keith chats with the fantastic 2-finger banjo player Nick Hornbuckle about his recent album “13 or So” on...

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Jun 24.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | Up A Lazy River

Learn how to play Up A Lazy River on the tenor banjo with David Bandrowski. David will guide you through the chords and a chord melody arrangement for this...

May 19.2020

Tenor Banjo Tips Live - Episode 1

Last week I went live on Facebook and Instagram to talk tenor banjo. I played a few tunes and answered any questions that came in via chat. We went over...

May 18.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | How To Play Winnin' Boy Blues

Learn I'll show you how to play Jelly Roll Morton's tune Winnin' Boy Blues on the tenor banjo. I will lead you through the chords, melody, and then put...

May 11.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | How To Play What A Wonderful World

This week we'll take a look at how to play the classic tune What A Wonderful World on the tenor banjo. This song was made famous by Louis Armstrong and is...

May 4.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | Tips For Comping Behind A Soloist Or Singer

In this lesson I talk about give you some tips for comping (playing the chords) behind a soloist or a singer. Too often tenor banjoists play very harshly of...

Apr 27.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | Careless Love

In this tenor banjo lesson we will take on learning a song. We're going to learn how to play Careless Love. Careless Love is a traditional jazz/blues tune...

Apr 21.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | Basic Strumming Patterns

In this lesson I go over 3 basic strumming patterns to use when playing the tenor banjo, or any banjo, in the traditional jazz style. I go over how to play...

Apr 13.2020

Beginning Tenor Banjo Lessons | First Three Chords

In this video I'll go over the first 3 chords you should learn when learning to play the tenor banjo tuned in standard tenor tuning (C,G,D,A). All 3 of...

Oct 25.2019

Tenor Banjo Lesson - How To Build a Chord Melody

In the following lesson, we will learn how to take a basic melody, and turn that into a full chord melody arrangement.  We are going to use the popular tune...

Mar 29.2019

2 and 3 Note Tenor Banjo Chord Voicings

The tenor banjo is often perceived as an overly bright instrument by other band members.  This can often be attributed to the banjo player playing all...

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