Tag: Bela Fleck


When can you use Mixolydian? Over Modal Songs: Think Old Joe Clark, Wheel Hoss, Salt Creek, Redhaired Boy or Seven Bridges Road by the eagles if Rock is your thing. Over the V chord in MAJOR keys. For example, a G7 chord going to C…


Here is a banjo lesson on “Just a Closer Walk with thee.”  This is a nice old hymn that I arranged, using some more advanced chord voicings and techniques.  This is not meant for beginners. You’ll notice walking basslines and some counterpoint thrown in here…


One of the challenges beginner banjo players face is playing in unfamilar keys.  Keys that might be great for the guitar player but less conventional for our instrument.  Have you ever attended a jam session, only to get lost as the group quickly moves from…