Month: March 2017

03/26/2017 / Uncategorized

After playing for a year or more, students very often ask me what banjos I recommend they upgrade to.  Some people will play their beginner models for many years (I did!), others seem to want to upgrade right away.  I…

03/25/2017 / Banjo
03/16/2017 / Uncategorized
03/16/2017 / Banjo

The modern musician has access to many tools that those in the past didn’t have.  Some of these tools can increase the efficiency of our practice sessions.  This holds especially true for those unable to attend weekly jam sessions or…

03/11/2017 / Uncategorized

One thing I mentioned recently was transcribing and learning other people’s solos by ear.  So, in this blog post I’m listing 11 Traditional Bluegrass Solos that every banjo player should have on their radar. They all contain Essential Bluegrass Vocabulary: 1)“Honey You…

03/10/2017 / Uncategorized

How many successful businesses put out a product without first asking questions like: Is there a need for the product? Does the product have a potential audience?  Who is that audience? What are the different ways one can use this…