Jody Hughes Music Posts

07/10/2016

Practicing one thing to the exclusion of everything else is not the best approach. It is like trying to make a car go faster by only changing the tires, meanwhile there are a lot of available pieces that can be improved. Some folks get so…

07/10/2016

Here is Death Cab for Cuties song “I’ll Follow you into the Dark” arranged for banjo and cello.  We enjoy creating popular song arrangements for our instruments.  This song was recorded live with no overdubs or fixes around one microphone.

07/10/2016

This Midnight Special Banjo TAB is available via my website in the tablature section under “classics.”  It is an intermediate arrangement. http://wwwjodyhughesmusic.com/tablature This song has been covered by famous artists such as Creedence Clearwater Revival, Leadbelly and others.  Here is the recording:

07/10/2016

Here is a new beginner banjo arrangement to “Shady Grove” in the key of D minor (5th string tuned to A) Two variations that aren’t too difficult.  Click below.  The TAB is available on my website via the tablature section located here: http://jodyhughesmusic.com/tablature/ If you…

07/04/2016
05/31/2016

When you are practicing, before the practice session is over have a part where you try to do your best to recreate the situation in which you will be using your skills: For example, if you are playing at a contest with lots of pressure…