Category: Play by ear

02/12/2017 / Banjo
02/09/2017 / Banjo

Are you counting beats or memorizing chord changes?  Are you unable to hear when the chords change? These are common problems the beginner faces and I faced the same challenges when I was learning.  The greater your ability to hear…

11/24/2016 / Banjo

I’m providing a list of books all musician’s should have on their bookshelf 1)Ted Reed’s Progressive Steps to syncopation for the Modern Drummer TedReed This book is a gold mine in rhythmic studies. I’ve spent a great deal of time…

01/02/2015 / Lessons

Many people ask the question is it talent or is it practice? I’m gonna share my life experience with you and let you decide for yourself: I started guitar when I was 13 years old.  There was not one person in…

12/28/2014 / Banjo

Saturday, January 24, 2015,  2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free Workshop (Donations appreciated, All proceeds go to The Barn!) Al Smith                                                                             Jody Hughes Everett Music Barn 4055 Stonecypher Road, Suwanee, Ga. 30024 A comprehensive workshop for all levels of players.…

06/10/2014 / Lessons