Beginner Banjo:

Roll your way into your first songs

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This course is designed for BEGINNERS. ***NO TAB IS USED***

You'll learn:

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

11)Train 45

Your Instructor

Jody Hughes
Jody Hughes

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

Course Curriculum

  Introduction to the Course
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  Right-Hand (LEVEL TWO)
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  Cumberland Gap
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  Nine Pound Hammer
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  Train 45 TEACHING
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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