This course is designed for BEGINNERS. ***NO TAB IS USED***
1) how to wear your banjo picks, what types of picks I use and recommend
2)What to watch out for when picking the strings, tone and timing. Placing the right hand properly on the instrument.
3)Basic Pinch pattern
4)Basic Roll patterns-Alternating Thumb/Forward-Reverse/Forward Rolls
5)Songs like Cumberland Gap, Cripple Creek, and Nine Pound Hammer
6)You'll also get a play along track for "Cripple Creek"
7)Ornamentations such as slides and how to add them to the songs you learned
8)Your G major, Cmajor, D7 and E minor Chords.
9)The TAG Roll
10)The 302 lick
I've been fortunate enough to play on the stages of Carnegie Hall, The Ryman Auditorum, and The Grand Ole Opry. I'm the go to banjoist for "The High Lonesome Mass", written by American Choir Director Tim Sharp. I've traveled all over the world playing; Argentina, China, Canada, and more.
I currently maintain a teaching studio of over 20 students, all online. My students are on continents all around the globe. I'm a music educator that loves seeing people reach their musical goals and dreams. It's my goal to help you reach your goals