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Great links for beginners, and storing some great posts

Posted by annapaws on Monday, November 30, 2015

Hopefully this is the right place to save this...

Should have started earlier, but this is intended to be a list of great links for beginners (from a beginners)

SuperTune It https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_xO_wHnAz8&feature=youtu.be - This video shows how to retune earily when using a capo - but it's also got excellent information on set up - e.g. bridge and tail positioning.

A bit of banjo history - talking about neck shapes - And interview with Tony Trischka and Bela Fleck - http://artistworks.com/lesson/25652?utm_campaign=banjo%2Ftony&utm_source=hs_automation&utm_medium=email&utm_content=5726400&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_DhetEzD4SoZ5BpeLZ0uTVqCJNCnASpJfeNXh6Xo55N7rjC8VHhO6JTwD0X_gd3nNgbjXBGbv82_vF8j6Ww2Isc5sK4Q&_hsmi=5726400 

John Boulding - great collection of tunes, technique and set up - https://www.youtube.com/user/banjophobic/videos

and an index to John's Lick of the weeks - http://www.jsutergraphix.com/LOTW/

Traditional Music .co.uk - Music Theory, Songs, and technique and much more - http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk

Fab Blues licks in G - http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/312578

East Tenesee Blues - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EudILA0B7B4&feature=youtu.be&list=UUe8Iyn2ZMmHgCAuJCQB9BxQ

Crossroads - http://www.amazon.com/Robert-Johnson-Banjo-Classics-Arranged/dp/148030008X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1424093471&sr=8-1&keywords=banjo+robert+johnson#reader_B00UFSL73Q

Selection of videos / books and notes on improving tone: 
Ross Nickerson's  "Build your speed on the banjo", instruction book

Geoff Hohwald - Banjo Tone & the X Y Position - Banjo Compass

Youtube - John Boulding
​- pick noise - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt75hwQVjCM

Warmup Exercises

Please see specific blog post now for collection of warm up and finger exercises.



2 comments on “Great links for beginners, and storing some great posts”

n1wr Says:
Monday, November 30, 2015 @4:12:05 PM

Anna: I'll contribute some

Great videos to learn by (from John Boulding): jsutergraphix.com/LOTW/

Traditional Music Library: traditionalmusic.co.uk/

Hope some others will also contribute.

annapaws Says:
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 @1:36:42 AM

hiya thanks, love John, and yip, been on the trad music library too - what a great resource too.

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