David Brooks


$ 180.00

Clawhammer Banjo Repertoire with David Brooks

Course Objectives
This class will provide instruction with tabs for new, easy-to-play 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 who are comfortable with the right-hand clawhammer stroke and with easy chord changes. Intermediate players are also welcome.

Tunes will be arranged to meet the needs and skills of each students. We will focus on open-G tuning (gDGBD), but we may also explore other common tunings, depending on the interests of those in the class.

Tab will be provided along with step-by-step instruction. Where available, we will use YouTube videos as well.

Who Should Enroll
This course will teach both repertoire and technique and is appropriate 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.