Banjo Compass is your online source for learning how to play the banjo. We have lessons for beginners as well as intermediate to advanced courses on rhythm & backup, famous songs, improvisation, and clawhammer. Our free online lessons are designed to quickly teach you about a basic concept and to introduce you to our teaching style. Our premium courses are longer in length and provide more detailed instruction. So look around and find the banjo lessons that are right for you.
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The Beginning Banjo Package is designed for the new student who has never picked up a banjo before.
Classic Banjo Songs 1 covers Dueling Banjos, Ballad of Jed Clampett, and more famous bluegrass songs!
Banjo Rhythm & Backup 101 will teach how to play a variety of chords along with different right hand patterns.
The Pentatonic Improv Package will show you how to use scales to begin writing your own licks.
Beginner Banjo Set
Get a great banjo and learn how to play it with one complete package! The Gold Tone CC-50 is durable and affordable banjo that’s great for beginners or as a travel instrument. Our starter pack also includes a gig bag, the Beginning Banjo Lesson Package, the Banjo Primer Deluxe Edition (Book/ DVD/CD), three banjo picks, and a Snark Tuner.
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