Jody Hughes Music Posts

07/25/2014 / Uncategorized

When I got my Gibson Earl Scruggs model in 2006 it came with a Grover bridge. I had it setup professionally by Mark Bramlett and he installed a Gary Sosebee Cottonmill Bridge. The bridge made a big difference; however, for…

06/10/2014 / Lessons
12/01/2013 / Songs

My newest project for next year is to research and learn some old fiddle tunes. I’m looking for ones that particularly aren’t recorded anymore or haven’t enjoyed as much popularity.My latest studies have taken me to fiddlers Allen Sisson, Cyril…

06/30/2013 / Banjo

Beginners are often not made aware of group intricacies early enough in the learning process. I have actually received students that took lessons from other instructors that have been playing almost a year and do not know any chords. Their…

06/30/2013 / Gigs

The following will serve as examples of what NOT to do while on stage and how to protect yourself from damage:1)Do not EVER stand on a stool that only has slightly enough surface area to fit both of your feet…

05/24/2013 / Left hand

I decided to do this because of a thread on the Banjohangout A poster asked, does banjo playing revolve around licks? Chords?My answer was that it was a balancing act of licks, simple themes and variations through chords, playing things…