When you boil it all down, understanding and executing proper timing on the banjo is the foundation of everything you play. Perhaps if you played the fiddle you might be able to get by playing a melody slightly loose on the timing of where the melody notes should be placed, but, on the banjo where we have no ability to sustain a note, just like a drum, producing a proper rhythm to weave the melody in to is critical. One of the challenges banjo students face is playing primarily in 4/4 time with three fingers. This leads to all kinds of potential misunderstandings where the beat is. Let me help you to create your own internal metronome and move you further past this hurdle once and for all. Yes you can learn rhythm and timing. Saying I was born without rhythm is the biggest excuse in the world and frankly is no excuse. Everyone learns it! I'm here to teach it.
Learn Rock Solid Banjo Timing and get loads of tips, tablature and demonstrations on playing backup with Ross Nickerson's newest DVD, Rock Solid Banjo Timing and Backup Tips.
Ross has simplified learning timing and teaches it to you in a way that you can not only understand but implement into your playing right away. Now you have captured on video through instruction and demonstrations the proven methods on timing and backup used in Ross Nickerson's best selling banjo book The Banjo Encyclopedia " Bluegrass Banjo from A to Z" and a whole lot more. This DVD instruction is guaranteed to help you get to the next level in your progress and immediately have an impact on everything you play.
The Backup section of the DVD is more comprehensive than the title implies with secrets on backing vocals, instrumentals, tricks for playing back up and more.
Ross also demonstrates the classic Scruggs' Style Backup licks broken into full song chord progression exercises so you can practice them in context and really get the feel. Rock Solid Banjo Timing and Backup Tips is really like getting two DVDS in one. Read below and view all the chapters, demonstrations and material Ross Covers on this DVD this Two hour plus DVD.
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