Jody Hughes Music Posts

12/04/2015 / Banjo
12/02/2015 / Banjo

This is the first in a series of blogs and videos about improvising: Improvising is an often misunderstood word in the world of music.  I would like to clear up some of those misunderstandings in…

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11/30/2015 / Banjo
02/10/2015 / Banjo

We will discuss the usage of the pentatonic scale and how to properly apply it for the correct effect: First off, A pentatonic scale is a FIVE note scale.  “Penta” meaning five. A major Pentatonic Scale…

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01/31/2015 / Banjo

Here is a preview of some Solo Banjo Things I have in the works.  The Standard “All The Things” followed by the Jobim song “Corcovado”.  The full arrangements contain multiple key changes and improvisations.  I…

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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…

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