Jody Hughes Music Posts

05/26/2017 / Uncategorized

One of the best ways to train your ears is to transcribe music from recordings.  However, it is not enough to tell someone to “transcribe”, there is in fact a way to transcribe that you…

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05/02/2017 / Banjo
04/26/2017 / Uncategorized

My latest banjo arrangement up is “Bells of St Mary’s.”  This song has always been a favorite of mine, I used to play it in contest many years ago. This version is for those between…

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04/20/2017 / Uncategorized
04/08/2017 / Uncategorized

In this post, I cover a few tips to accelerate your left-hand technique. I recently posted this teaching video on youtube; it details an exercise I have my beginners do, I call it “jumping the gun.”…

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04/03/2017 / Banjo

Here is my latest original banjo song entitled “Falling Glass.” It is written in the mode of G Mixolydian.  I tried to combine a modern and old-timey sound together.  The TAB of the first variation/melody…

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