Category: Banjo

07/14/2019

In this video, I go over the G major scale for banjo. This isn’t the typical one-octave variety, this is a two-octave scale running from one end of the neck to the other. Anyone wanting greater freedom in their improvisations needs the ability to shift…

07/11/2019
07/02/2019

Banjo Lesson for “Five Foot Two.”  This is geared for the beginner-intermediate to intermediate player.  Here is the recording/video: I first learned this song off an Allen Shelton recording many years ago.  “Five foot two” is an old popular song from the 1920’s. Below is…

06/20/2019

I’m often asked by student’s or people online the following question: “What all do I need to play the banjo and what are good beginner accessories?”  Well this is the blog post for you! I touch on some points to consider when choosing picks in…

06/09/2019
05/29/2019

Part I of my Inspirational Banjo Series is now live.  Here is the performance: This arrangement was created with the intermediate banjo player in mind.  Basic knowledge of G, C and D chords up to the 9th fret assumed.  I also threw in a few…