Get your banjo and learn how to play the Worried Man Blues!
Learn some basic chords for playing the banjo. The video will begin with open chords - the G and C chords.
Learn about right hand patterns you can use when playing the banjo.
Grab your banjo and get to know the different scales you can play with! He will begin with a short scale.
Learn how to play an Alan Munde version of Redwing for the banjo.
This is a version of a popular fiddle tune that I worked up to play with our fiddle player. Since we were playing it in unison, I wanted a version as close to the standard melody as possible.
This lesson takes the mystery out of reading tablature. We also expand on the Forward\Reverse Roll and play it with three chords.
Learn two basic rolls and apply them to the song Red River Valley. Instructor talks about right and left hand positions. Taught by Dennis Bailey.
This video teaches you visually how to play a fancy lick on the banjo
This video teaches you visually how do the Hammer/Pull technique on the banjo
This video teaches you visually how to play a quick melodic riff on the banjo
This video teaches you visually how to end to a song with a cool lick on the banjo
Watch banjo expert Geoff Hohwald teach you how to play faster by teaching you two basic chords and how to switch between them efficiently. While the video starts out slowly, it eventually grows in speed so that you too can become a banjo master. Play faster on the banjo.
For intermediate banjo players, this video will teach you how to play two fingered chords. While two fingered chords are more difficult than four fingered chords, learning this skill will bring great improvement to your banjo skills as shown by the sample song "Banks of the Ohio." Play two finger chords on the banjo.
Watch banjo expert Geoff Hohwald teach you the basics of rhythm techniques of banjo also known as chopping or vamping. While it may seem to be a boring skill, being good at vamping is actually the key to great bluegrass music. Play basic rhythm chords on a banjo.
Learn the right hand position for banjo with instructor Geoff Hohwald. In this video, Mr. Hohwald explains the intricacies of the right hand position including the subtleties of the xy position which has importance in tone. Use the xy or right hand position to play banjo.
A must for anybody who wants to learn how to play banjo, this video will show you the proper right hand technique to play banjo via a variety of simple tricks. By learning how to play with proper technique, you will be able to accelerate your musical education.
Watch banjo expert Geoff Hohwald teach you how to play the banjo arrangement "Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms." This is a good lesson for beginners as it has easy measures. This video breaks the arrangement into pieces for accelerated learning
Learn how to play the banjo classic "Cripple Creek" in this instructional video. This song is especially great for beginners due to its slow speed and easy notes. Play the banjo classic Cripple Creek.
This video teaches you the basic yet fundamental rolls of banjo. Among the rolls taught are the forward roll, the backward roll, the forward backward roll, and the alternating thumb roll. Enjoy.
This is a basic set of lessons on the banjo. Fred Wilharm has taught and played bluegrass banjo for over 25 years.