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325 min3-part Banjo course14 CQ
Before really jumping into the intricacies of banjo playing, it's important to get some advice about tools of the trade, and to learn a specific approach called the clawhammer technique!
10166 min10-part Banjo course89 CQ
From learning how to play "Up the Neck Scruggs" backup, to how to come up with your own blues banjo licks, discover some fun and essential skills and techniques for beginner to intermediate musicians.
535 min5-part Banjo course21 CQ
You may know what a banjo looks like, but can you name the parts? In this music course for beginners, learn how to tune the instrument, how to hold the banjo, and how to start playing by ear.
863 min8-part Banjo course35 CQ
In this beginner-level course, follow along with musician and teacher Armel Amiot and discover how to tune a banjo, play basic chords, and learn three songs that ring with southern charm!
6 minFREEMusic Appreciation lessonFree4 CQ
TED Fellow Abigail Washburn wanted to be a lawyer improving US-China relations -- until she picked up a banjo. She tells a moving story of the remarkable connections she's formed touring across the United States and China while playing that banjo and singing in Chinese.with Abigail Washburn
TED Fellow Abigail Washburn wanted to be a lawyer improving US-China relations -- until she picked up a banjo. She tells a moving story of the remarkable connections she's formed touring across the United States and China while playing that banjo and singing in Chinese.
9 minBanjo lesson5 CQ
Learn a simple picking pattern popular in clawhammer banjo style music. Let Banjo Lemonade walk you through the six notes, and learn how to mix it up!
6 minBanjo lesson4 CQ
Learn how to play “Joy to the World” on a 5-string banjo! For this song, you’ll need to tune your banjo to A, so position your capo and start listening.
6 minBanjo lesson4 CQ
Get your bum ditty in gear! In this lesson, Banjo Lemonade walks you through the steps of playing a clawhammer stroke, slide, hammer-on, and pull-off.
10 minBanjo lesson6 CQ
Ready to take your banjo playing to the next level? Add flair to your playing as you learn fundamental techniques to polish your strumming and articulation.
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11159 min11-part Writing Music course87 CQ
Learning how to read and write music opens up a world of musical possibilities! In this course from professional musician and educator Kalani, learn the fundamentals of music notation.
11103 min11-part Guitar course57 CQ
Learn 10 beautiful chord progressions for guitar and a variety of composition techniques, including a formula for creating chord progressions and a simple method for transposing chords in new keys.
17134 min17-part Audio Editing course78 CQ
Recording expert Home Brew Audio demonstrates how easy it is to get your own recording studio up and running on your own by using just your computer and the free, open source software, Audacity.
13142 min13-part Flute course75 CQ
A classical musician shares flute techniques she learned the hard way—through trial and error. This course covers crucial yet often neglected topics that help beginning flute students flourish!
14153 min14-part Music Theory course83 CQ
Using detailed explanations and familiar music examples, this college-level music theory course provides an engaging and fun introduction that will help you become a more appreciative listener.
11110 min11-part Mandolin course62 CQ
The mandolin is a gorgeous instrument to play. In this beginner mandolin course, learn everything you need to know about playing this instrument, from the basics to more advanced techniques.
17 minJazz Guitar lesson9 CQ
The mando isn’t just for bluegrass! In this lesson, learn the basics of jazz mandolin using the G major scale and the classic jazz standard, "Mack the Knife."
15 minMandolin lesson8 CQ
Bebop jazz is known for its fluid, expressive solos, but behind it all lies a lot of structure and music theory. Learn the basic bebop scales for mandolin!
14 minBlues Piano lesson8 CQ
Double stops are a classic way to create harmony around melody notes in bluegrass mandolin. Learn the basic technique and music theory of mando double stops.
8 minFREEJazz Guitar lessonFree5 CQ
Expand your jazz mandolin vocabulary! Learn the chord spelling of major, minor, 7th, minor 7th, diminished, and diminished 7th chords, and other variations.