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Here’s a lesson that will help you work on 10 basic bluegrass licks in the Key Of C!

Here’s 10 easy licks for beginners that will help you practice slides.

Here’s a lesson that will help you practice 10 classic bluegrass style licks that you can use in lead or backup!

Here’s a short lesson that will give you some tips on increasing your speed on the banjo!

Here’s a lesson that will give you some new ideas on transitioning between G and C. It’s usually the first chord change most banjo pickers learn so it’s good practice to have plenty of ways to play the chord change.

I go over some Scruggs, Melodic and Single String licks that can help you transition back and forth between G and C.

Here’s a lesson that will give you some new ideas on transitioning between G and D. It’s usually the second chord change most banjo pickers learn so it’s good practice to have plenty of ways to play the chord change.

Here’s a lesson that will give you 10 transitions (5 up and 5 down). These will give you practice moving from your F-Shape to your D-shape chords or moving back down to open position!

Here’s a lesson that works on 10 ways to play backup to a popular chord progression.

Here’s a lesson to help you work on playing in the key of A Minor!

Here’s a song to help you work on playing basic Scruggs licks in 3/4 time. Use these two solos to explore 3/4 timing! Many of these licks can also be used for backup licks in 3/4 as well.

Here’s a detailed backup lesson for Amazing Grace! We’ll practicing transitioning around the neck in 3/4 time!

Here’s a beginner arrangement to practice playing Amazing Grace (Up-The-Neck). This will help you practice adapting a melody to a closed position solo that you can play in any key!

A straight ahead roll style interpretation of this gospel classic. Great practice for beginners looking to venture into 3/4 time. This version uses lots of variations on classic Scruggs licks to fit 3/4 time.

Here’s a detailed backup lesson for the classic gospel song Angel Band.

Here’s a lesson for the classic hymn Angels We Have Heard On High.

Here’s a beginner Scruggs style solo to the classic gospel tune Are You Washed In The Blood!

Here’s a lesson to help you work on a slow and fast version of the great song Auld Lang Syne!

Here’s an intro lesson to the basics of the banjo!

Here’s a short lesson that breaks down one of my all time favorite banjo licks! This is a classic lick I got from the great banjo player Terry Baucom. I break down the lick and show you a few places where you can use it!

Here’s a mini lesson that breaks down a classic 3/4 banjo lick!

Here’s a short video that goes over my current gear I use for my acoustic and plugged in (electric) banjo setup!

Here’s a mini-lesson to help you work on some basic slides in the Key of G. I also discuss some ways to incorporate these into your kick-offs, breaks and backup. Hope it helps you discover some new territory on the banjo!

Here’s an original blues composition on the classic 12 bar blues progression! This is a beginner version to help you work on basic blues licks!

The classic bluegrass murder ballad in the Key of G. This is a great banjo tune to work on playing the melody and will give beginners practice playing over a long D chord. This tune uses some pinches to accentuate the melody and a lot of forward roll to keep it moving. Just don’t listen too closely to the lyrics!

Here’s a mini lesson that talks about basic left hand technique for the banjo. I discuss some of the common beginner mistakes I see and how you can avoid them. I’ll also give you basic exercises to build strength and make sure all your notes are ringing clearly.