David Brooks


$ 180.00

Clawhammer Banjo Repertoire with David Brooks

This class will provide instruction, with tabs, for new tunes to expand your clawhammer tune list. Nothing keeps your banjo batteries charged like learning new tunes and new licks that often come with them.

Tunes may be old-time, folk songs, modern singer-songwriter, etc., depending on the interests of those in the class. The class welcomes experienced beginners as well as intermediate players, and tunes will be arranged to meet the needs and skills of each students. We may also explore the three most popular
clawhammer banjo tunings:
  •  Open G (gDGBD)
  •  Sawmill (gDGCD)
  •  Double-C (gCGCD)
Tab will be provided along with step-by-step instruction. Where available, we will use YouTube videos as well.
This course will teach both repertoire and technique and is intended for both experienced beginners and intermediate students.
Students should have a basic right-hand clawhammer stroke and the ability to
change chords easily in Open G tuning.

Open to everyone ages, 11 and up.