Here is the modal scale compendium promised in the Spring 2017 edition…
Here is the second in my series of transcriptions of Harry Reser’s plectrum banjo recordings. I count these as “technical studies,” as there is no better way to learn a style than by copying a true master of the instrument. Click on the link below for the transcription.
I’ve always loved Harry Reser; he of course is famous for his Novelty Ragtime compositions for the tenor banjo. I worked up The Cat and The Dog on the plectrum 25 years ago (I would now estimate at about the 75% accuracy level) after hearing Doug Mattocks play it, but I didn’t go any further with his music at that time.
Click here for major-scales-in-chromatic-order
Click here for the tech-study-scales
CLICK HERE for circle-of-5ths-pattern-#1
Click here for finger-buster-#1
Click here for a PDF on finger-isolation-exercises.
Click here for a PDF of my Duo Style Lesson. This is…
Peabody Stroke III 080 bpm Peabody Stroke III 100 bpm Peabody Stroke…