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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The banjo is an iconic instrument that has been an integral part of American folk and bluegrass music for centuries. If you’re interested in learning more about this versatile instrument, there are plenty of books available that can provide valuable insight into its history, construction, and playing techniques. In this article, we’ll take a look … 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. Keith Urban Banjo Lesson Learn how to play the iconic banjo licks from “Gone Tomorrow (Here Today)” and “Somebody Like You” … 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

Basic Left Hand Technique For Banjo

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Banjo players know that mastering the left hand technique is essential for playing well. In this article, we’ll explore some of the basic left-hand techniques that are used when playing the banjo. Check out these free Banjo tabs to get you going! Basic Left Hand Technique For Banjo The first technique to learn is called … Read more

How To Read Banjo Tabs

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Learning to read banjo tabs is an essential skill for any beginner banjo player. Banjo tabs are a type of musical notation that represents the finger placement on the banjo strings. In this article, we will guide you through the process of reading banjo tabs. Check out these free Banjo tabs to get you going! … Read more

How To Tune Your Banjo

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If you’re new to playing the banjo, one of the most important skills you’ll need to master is tuning your instrument. Tuning your banjo properly is essential for producing clear, crisp sounds and avoiding unpleasant notes or buzzing. In this article, we’ll go over the basics of how to tune your banjo and provide some … Read more