Banjo

  • 3
    25 min
    3-part Banjo course
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    14 CQ
    Introduction to Clawhammer Banjo
    A 3-part course with Banjo Lemonade
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    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!

    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!

  • 10
    166 min
    10-part Banjo course
    Playing
    89 CQ
    Fundamental Banjo Techniques
    A 10-part course with Mike Hedding Music
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    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.

    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.

  • 5
    35 min
    5-part Banjo course
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    21 CQ
    How to Hold, Play, and Tune a Banjo
    A 5-part course with Banjo Lemonade
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    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.

    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.

  • 8
    63 min
    8-part Banjo course
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    35 CQ
    Tenor Banjo Basics
    An 8-part course with Learn Instruments
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    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!

    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!

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  • 1 min
    FREE
    Banjo lesson
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    Free
    1 CQ
    Play blues on the banjo with these notes
    A lesson with Mike Hedding Music
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  • 6 min
    FREE
    Music Appreciation lesson
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    Free
    4 CQ
    Building US-China relations ... by banjo
    A lesson with Abigail Washburn
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    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.

    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 min
    Banjo lesson
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    5 CQ
    How to Pick a Banjo
    A lesson with Banjo Lemonade
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    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!

    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 min
    Banjo lesson
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    4 CQ
    Playing "Joy to the World" on Banjo
    A lesson with Banjo Lemonade
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    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.

    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 min
    Banjo lesson
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    4 CQ
    Slides, Hammers, Pull offs, chords
    A lesson with Banjo Lemonade
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    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.

    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 min
    Banjo lesson
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    6 CQ
    Intermediate Banjo Playing Techniques
    A lesson with Banjo Lemonade
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    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.

    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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