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Oct 11, 2021 - 3:24:38 AM
28 posts since 3/25/2008

Instructor: Bill Evans
Publisher: Homespun Music Instruction

These must-have lessons for every aspiring banjo player, regardless of your current playing level. Master musician Bill Evans has put together an almost encyclopedic array of licks, roll patterns, fretting hand embellishments (slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs and chokes) and other techniques that make up the essential building blocks of traditional and progressive bluegrass banjo styles. Even better, each element you’ll learn doubles as a powerful skill-building exercise - without the usual struggle that the term “practicing” implies.

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DVD 1) Bluegrass Banjo Licks-Ercises Vol 1 Scruggs Style

On this DVD download Bill explores the three-finger picking styles and techniques pioneered by Earl Scruggs and some of the greats who followed his lead, particularly Sonny Osborne, Ralph Stanley and J. D. Crowe.

Start playing the “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” roll, the “Cripple Creek” lick, the “Six White Horses” lick, classic fill-ins and back-ups and many more essential “licks-ercises” that you can use to build authentic sounding banjo solos and accompaniments.

DVD 2) Bluegrass Banjo Licks-Ercises - Vol 2 Single String and Melodic Styles
On DVD 2, Bill digs into contemporary banjo techniques in both the “melodic” style, developed by Bill Keith, and “single-string” style, pioneered by Don Reno and, more recently, by modern players such as Béla Fleck.

Bill helps you map out the fretboard and master major scales, octave shifts, chromatic licks, picking and fretting techniques, blues riffs and other invaluable devices. You’ll quickly come to understand the theory underlying these game-changing playing styles.

Tunes include Red-Haired Boy, Devil’s Dream, Bill Cheatham and any other tune that you want to shine on.

For more banjo lessons in different styles visit, go to the main catalog and fill in 'banjo', publisher or the name of your favorite teacher/artist' in the searchbar to find them all. Of course you can also use the filter option if you like. HAVE FUN!

My Music Lessons Online is the largest official, certified partner of the Purple Download Platform which hosts content from all major music publishers worldwide including Homespun, The Murphy Method, Musician's Workshop, Stefan Grossman, Vestapol, Mel Bay, Ross Nickerson, Acutab, The Rock House, Hudson and many, many others."

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Edited by - My Music Lessons Online on 10/11/2021 03:29:41

Oct 11, 2021 - 5:38 AM

6293 posts since 10/13/2007

excuse me, erroneous post.

Edited by - From Greylock to Bean Blossom on 10/11/2021 05:39:47

Oct 11, 2021 - 6:04:41 AM

28 posts since 3/25/2008


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