Category: Practice

07/30/2018 / Banjo
07/09/2018 / Banjo

Over the next few months I plan to release some elementary/beginning sight-reading exercises for the banjo.  *PDF located at the bottom* After years of teaching students banjo and noticing that while TAB is great for some things,…

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05/09/2018 / Banjo
04/03/2018 / Gigs

If someone asks, “Should I get a Music Degree?”, about 95% of the time I will say “No.” The 5% of the ones I would say yes to are those obsessed with music, want to…

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11/26/2017 / Practice

1)Feedback-One thing a book, video or forum posting won’t do is give you immediate feedback. 2)Motivation-Sometimes the lessons can serve as motivation.  If the extent of your lesson is a youtube video whenever you feel…

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10/26/2017 / Banjo

Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Ti Do   Many of us have heard this as a child or heard someone sing using these syllables.  What does it mean? Suppose you have a C Major…

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