Basic Clawhammer Lick

Basic Clawhammer Lick by Brad Laird will teach you a beginner lick for clawhammer banjo. We’ll focus on the rhythm and right hand technique that underpins almost everything you will play in clawhammer style. Brad will show you how to play down strokes with the nail of your index or middle finger. You will also use your thumb to pluck the fifth string. Watch the video to get the tab for the lick and more discusson on playing position and technique.



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