Category: Practice


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…


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…


What could be wrong with your practice time? Are your practice sessions preparing you for real life jam situations? Are your practice sessions failing to address the necessary skills required to play songs you’ve never heard- Can you show up at a jam and follow…