Playing at a jam session is often a scary and daunting thing to most newer banjo players. This video will make you a better banjo player! Here I show you the 3 common guitar chord shapes of G, C, and D.
If you can watch the guitar at a jam you can play along with almost any song. Learn the most popular chords “shapes” and unknown songs become easy to play. This technique is used by MANY people.
A guitar (usually many guitars) are always a mainstay at jams or play alongs. One thing that can happen if you see multiple guitars is one of the guitars will play alternate chords that sound good together. If you can recognize any of these chords you can play along with the lead or rhythm.
If you need help learning to play the banjo here are my lessons. You can choose the eBook and audio exercises, or the video lessons pack. Both have plenty of great material to learn from. My goal was to provide multiple methods for those who prefer “books” to “videos” and so forth. The vid lesson pack also has printable/saveable written materials. Banjo Lemonade Lessons
I’m here for you if you have questions. I get many questions but will do my very best to answer them all. Another of my goals is to get as many people playing banjo as possible. Banjo playing, especially the old-time styles are becoming lost in the world.