Banjo Beginner

Banjo Beginner: Week #2

Week #2


List of Goals for the week:

  • Warm Up: N/A

  • Scale: N/A

  • Technique: Intro to left hand, C and D7 chords, striking inner strings with index finger

  • Repertoire:

  • Additional Studies:


Paragraph summary of what was covered in class

Today we talked about tuning the banjo, reviewed the Boom Chikka, started working with the left hand, introduced the C and D7 chords, and worked on striking the inner strings with the index finger, and how to read TAB!


Assignment for next week

Continue practicing the Boom Chikka. Work on your accuracy when striking the inner strings with your index finger. Practice the chord shapes for C and D7. Play along with Bury Me Beneath the Willow.


How to Practice this at home

Play along with the audio files attached here.


Charts + Sheet Music + Diagrams

Banjo chord chart.JPG
Striking Fingering Workout
Bury Me... Banjo.JPG
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