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Banjo Warmup: Calibrating the Picking Hand
Whether you are sitting down for a 15 minute or 1-hour banjo practice session, calibrating the picking hand as a warmup will make a big difference (video below)! What do I mean when I say...
365 Hours of Banjo Practice
That's the plan: 1 hour of banjo practice, every day, for 1 year, starting today. The fastest way to learn how to play banjo, or in my case, to level up my banjo playing, is to practice every day....
The Curios (and Improving) Banjo Player
While reading tablature is an essential component in learning to play banjo, there is always the danger that students can develop too much dependence on banjo tab. If this dependence continues over...
Learning to Improvise on the Banjo: Bluegrass and Clawhammer Jams
How does one make the leap from playing banjo songs alone to being able to improvise off the cuff with virtually any song thrown your way? Having been a banjo instructor for decades, this is one of...
How To Mute Your Banjo
So, you’ve just got your first banjo and you’re super stoked to play it. You bring it home, take it out of its hard shell case, put your picks on and start making some noise. And then it happens....
How Much Time Should You Practice Banjo?
We are often asked by banjo students "how much time should I practice banjo?" The short answer is you should practice playing the banjo every day. But let's get further into it. To accurately answer...
Learn Banjo Faster with Deliberate Practice
If you want to learn banjo quickly the best way is to engage in “deliberate” practice. Deliberate practice means mindful practice. It means practicing with a specific goal in mind every time we pick...
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