Introduction to Clawhammer Banjo

A 3-part course with Banjo Lemonade

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Course Overview

Before really jumping into the intricacies of banjo playing, it's important to get some advice about tools of the trade, including fingernails, picks, and capos. In this music lesson, start with these accoutrements, and then move into an in-depth review of a specific approach called the clawhammer technique! Learn the basic clawhammer, and get some advanced tips for right-hand positioning. Try practicing the methods in this lesson, and you'll be one step closer to learning a tune on banjo!


  • Total Time 25 min
  • Lessons 3
  • Attachments 10
  • Exercises 9
  • 14 CQ

3 Lessons in This Course

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