Category: Sight Reading

08/10/2018 / Banjo

For my third skillshare class I’m demonstrating how to use the Free Notation Software, Musescore. Musescore is my go to software for daily composing or writing banjo/guitar tabs.  Best of all Musescore is Free and Open Sourced with a team…

07/13/2018 / Banjo

Want to become a better improviser? Regardless of the instrument? Are your solos going nowhere and don’t know how to get to that next level? Well I’ve created an ongoing course called “Improvisation Insights” that’s available on Skillshare.com and Teachable.com…

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, it’s not producing students that…

12/10/2017 / Banjo
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 Scale (CDEFGAB), each of these…

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…