Banjo Interviews: Paolo Botti

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Welcome to our Banjo Interviews series. Each week we will be interviewing a different Banjo performer, player, maker or enthusiast. Please contact us if you would like to be involved. Banjo Interviews: Paolo Botti Please introduce yourselfMy name is Paolo Botti, I’m an Italian musician. How long have you been playing Banjo?I started as a … Read more

Learn How to Play – Rainbow Connection on Banjo

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In this video from Jim Pankey, we show you how to play Rainbow Connection on the Banjo. “Rainbow Connection” was first release in 1979 as the opening track from the film ‘The Muppet Movie’. Written by Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher, it was performed by Jim Henson, playing the character of Kermit the Frog. Video … Read more

Attempting to Learn the Banjo in Just 24 Hours

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In this video from Six String Fingerpicking, we try and learn how to play the Banjo is 24 hours. Video Text: 0:00:00. –>I honestly don’t know if I’m gonna be able to do this it’s just really killing me I just can’t get it that’s all and then I just can’t get what I’ve been … Read more

Banjo Interviews: Duncan Fremlin

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Welcome to our Banjo Interviews series. Each week we will be interviewing a different Banjo performer, player, maker or enthusiast. Please contact us if you would like to be involved. Banjo Interview: Duncan Fremlin Please introduce yourself Duncan Fremlin.  I live in Toronto, Canada.  At 72, I’m still pretty passionate about the 5-string banjo and … Read more

Free Online Banjo Lessons

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So, you want o learn the Banjo? Thankfully there are lots of free resources all over the web to get you going. We’ve compiled this list to help you start Free Online Banjo Lessons and Resources Free Banjo Tabs A Book Of Five Strings: A Collection of Free Praise Music Instructional Videos for Banjo and … Read more

Books about Banjos

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Love the Banjo? We’ve put together this list of the world’s best books about banjos, songbooks, learning the banjo, and developing your understanding of the history of the banjo. Enjoy. Check out the Banjo Gift Shop The Best Books about Banjos Learning the BanjoHow to Play the 5-string Banjo: A Manual for BeginnersEarl Scruggs and … Read more

Banjo Interviews: Logan Hart

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Welcome to our Banjo Interviews series. Each week we will be interviewing a different Banjo performer, player, maker or enthusiast. Please contact us if you would like to be involved. Banjo Interview: Logan Hart My name is Logan Hart, and I live in Chicago, IL. In addition to playing the banjo, I also write more … Read more

Keith Urban Banjo Lesson

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In this video by Keith Urban, he shows us how to play the iconic banjo licks from his songs “Gone Tomorrow (Here Today)” and “Somebody Like You.” Check out our free Banjo Tabs resource. Video text: hi everyone keith here um i’ve had a few people asking me about uh two different banjo licks in … Read more

Right-hand Tips and Speed Exercises For Banjo

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In this video by Hughes Music Banjo we give you dozens of tips, tricks and exercises to help you increase your speed while playing the Banjo. We cover topics such as Motion Efficiency, Thumb Motion, Tension, Speed Bursts, Breathing and Excess Arm Motion. Check out our Free Banjo Tabs resource. Video Text: okay welcome back … Read more

How to play Foggy Mountain Breakdown on Banjo

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In these videos we show you everything you need to know to learn how to play Foggy Mountain Breakdown on the banjo. Enjoy the step-step instructions on how to play this legendary song. “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” is a famous bluegrass instrumental, that was written by Earl Scruggs and first recorded on December 11, 1949. Check … Read more