Banjo Workshop in Indianapolis, Indiana with Ross Nickerson
Playing by Ear, Learning to Play with Others Skill Building, Reducing Dependency on Banjo Tablature and other common obstacles in the Banjo learning process.
Arthur's Music Store 931 Shelby Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46203
November 12th, 2016 - Saturday, 1 to 5 PM
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Ross has been helping banjo students of all levels and backgrounds with private banjo lessons and seminars for 40 years. He has held group workshops in the USA, Canada, Europe and Australia. Ross has written and recorded over 20 Banjo Books and DVDs all designed to make the banjo learning process easier and is the author of the Book The Banjo Encyclopedia, Bluegrass Banjo from A to Z.
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Ross Nickerson's Banjo workshop in Indianapolis Saturday, Nov 12th will focus on playing by ear, jamming with others, learning more about using chords, basic improvising learning to play without tablature. Ross specializes in breaking down the many common obstacles unique to learning 5-string bluegrass banjo into simple, practical terms.
Other topics covered include exercises and drills, picking, timing, memorizing with muscle memory, improvising, jamming skills, and banjo backup!
This workshop will be ideal for intermediate students who need to raise their skill level and get more direction. Beginners can come and take notes and should come away from the workshop inspired with a much clearer understanding of what needs to be done. Ross will find ways to challenge more advanced players and make sure they come away with some new understanding, licks and tips.
Space is limited, please register early to reserve your spot!