Building on the right hand technique we learned in Part 1, this video will show you how to play a muted chop. The combination of muting the chord after plucking the strings creates a percussive sound. We can use this “chop” to add drive and energy to our rhythm playing.
Learn More About Banjo Rhythm
Banjo Rhythm & Backup 101 Package by Geoff Hohwald will teach the beginning banjo player all about major and minor chord shapes and how to use them to play backup. Geoff will provide detailed instruction on right and left hand technique and then demonstrate each example along with a rhythm track. These are the core concepts that will allow you to participate in jams for songs you haven’t rehearsed before. This course contains 2.5 hours of video instruction. Start learning and start jamming with your friends.
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