TeacherArmel Amiot, from France, plays different music instruments for years (banjo, guitar, hammond organ..), and wishes to share his skills with Curious visitors. Being a University teacher too (electronics, networking...), he also offers lessons covering... View Profile
- Total Time 1 hr, 3 min
- Lessons 8
- Attachments 8
- Exercises 20
8 Lessons in This Course
5 minFREEBanjo lesson 1Free3 CQ
Want to learn how to play a 4-string tenor banjo? Armel Amiot shows you how to play basic chord shapes for major chords, B♭ and F, and a creole song.
6 minBanjo lesson 24 CQ
Moving up the neck on the tenor banjo allows you to play major chords, like B flat and F, at a higher register. Learn how with Armel in this beginner's lesson.
7 minBanjo lesson 34 CQ
Build banjo skills by learning how to move the chords down the neck to a lower register, and discovering how to transition between registers in creole style.
10 minBanjo lesson 46 CQ
In this lesson, learn to play the C major and C7 chords, and discover how playing dominant chords and progressions can give your tenor banjo playing an edge!
7 minBanjo lesson 54 CQ
In this jam-packed beginner’s lesson, you’ll learn how to master two chord progressions on the tenor banjo, and how to read a simple chord chart.
8 minBanjo lesson 65 CQ
Understanding how to mix up minor and dominant chords on the tenor banjo in playful progressions will help you master that fun New Orleans jazz sound!
8 minBanjo lesson 75 CQ
Learn how to play a song on the tenor banjo using minor, major, and dominant chords. When you're ready to mix it up, try changing to three-note chord shapes!
7 minMusic lesson 84 CQ
In this jam-packed beginner’s lesson, you’ll learn how to master diminished chords on the tenor banjo, and how incorporate them in a simple jazz turnaround.
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!