So, your plectrum playing gets a jumpstart since you already know most of the chord forming patterns. What kind of four string is a good one to get? Newest Posts.
My hero as far as tenor banjo is concerned is the late, great Barney McKenna, though of course jazz isn't what he's best known for... Restrict search to: Of course, Donegan actually didn't know how to play the banjo when Barber first approached him somehow Barber had heard he was good, though , but he bought one and bluffed his way through the audition.
And if you want to get started right now on 5-string, here are some Christmas tunes in tab with the melody on 1st string: Join the Players Union! Home Schedule Download Podcasts. In fact, some should be children's tunes or folk tunes or other familiar, simple stuff that leaves you room to explore. Richard Lester has been taking the plaudits this year for A Hard Day's Night on its 50th anniversary.
It's also a 'legit' tuning, don't worry about that - some of the pioneers played Chicago tuning.. The latter includes your favorite Lonnie Donegan.
Learn the chords to 20-50 different songs. I'll be adding more lists to listen to in the future and it looks like Live365.
Since that tuning covers a lot of ground - bari ukes, 4 string guitars, banjo variants et cetera. Anyway good luck starting out, from one beginner to another.
Originally posted by UncleClawhammer Which is more common in trad jazz bands, the plectrum or the tenor?