Tony Trischka’s Essential Practice Techniques for Bluegrass Banjo

Tony Trischka's Essential Practice Techniques for Bluegrass Banjo

Lessons from a pro!

Tony Trischka’s Essential Practice Techniques for Bluegrass Banjo is a great way for a beginning banjo player to pick up important tips on best practices, but it can also be useful for the intermediate player seeking to brush up on key skills. Either way, foundational technique is the focus.

Topics covered include:

  • Rhythm.
  • Slurs.
  • Standard rolls.
  • Right-hand finger independence.
  • Playing by ear.
  • Effective practicing.

Exercises and etudes are provided to illustrate the skills and reinforce the technique, each lesson building on the last. Be sure to focus on following Trischka’s clear and logical advice about playing in time and with an even tone. If you pay attention to these details, you will be well on your way to mastering the banjo and sounding professional.

A PDF booklet with all of the necessary tablature is included on the disc.

Highly recommended for all who take banjo technique seriously!

By hsotr

Pulling from nearly 20 years of experience, Michelle Lindsey started Homestead on the Range to help Kansans and others around flyover country achieve an abundant country lifestyle. Michelle is the author of four country living books. She is also a serious student of history, specializing in Kansas, agriculture, and the American West. When not gardening or pursuing hobbies ranging from music to cooking to birdwatching, she can usually be found researching or writing about her many interests.