Complete Beginning Banjo Special

$69.85 $54.85

The Complete Beginning Banjo Special by Geoff Hohwald contains three courses for beginners. The course starts by covering proper hand positions and technique, playing simple rolls, and learning basic chords. Geoff will then teach you lead breaks and solos for some classic bluegrass songs. We’ll finish the series by teaching your basic rhythm techniques that will allow you to quickly play with other instruments at jam sessions. This package contains almost three hours of video instruction and a ton of jam tracks. This series of courses contains over 6 hours of video instruction.

Available as Book/DVD/CDs or Downloads. Select the product format for each course and then click “add to cart”.

Beginning Banjo Warm-Up Series

This course will help the student train the right hand to perform with the speed and accuracy that is essential to playing the 5 string banjo. The right hand is the driving force behind the three finger banjo style that is so popular today. Spending time to develop this technique now will pay big dividends in the future. During the video lessons, Geoff Hohwald will guide you through playing forward rolls at gradually increasing speeds. This course was designed to get the absolute beginner ready for the Banjo Primer Deluxe.

Banjo Primer Deluxe Edition

The Banjo Primer Deluxe Edition by Geoff Hohwald is designed for true beginners who want to learn how to play Scruggs style 5 string banjo technique. This course starts off with basics like parts of the banjo, how to tune, and simple rolls. We'll then move on to learn some easy to play song arrangements along with up the neck breaks to classic bluegrass songs. All examples and songs are played at three different speeds.

Rhythm & Backup 101

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.