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What's inside for GOLD Members when you join As a Ross Nickerson Banjo Lessons Gold Member you have access to the many hours of detailed Gold Banjo Lessons Level and everything on the Silver All " Members Site" too.
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The Complete Online Banjo Course - $89 value -purchased separately a $253 value - Read the incredible amount of material included with the Complete Online Banjo Course - See details
BEGINNER COURSES - Comprehensive banjo lessons for beginners just getting started. Get off to a correct start and learn proper technique with Ross Nickerson Download and Keep Ross Nickerson's Fundamentals of 5-string Banjo Book and Videos - Fundamentals of 5- String Banjo by Ross Nickerson is a 52 page book with DVD you can download and keep, or work with online. More details about Fundamentals of 5- String Banjo by Ross Nickerson 25 BANJO SONG VIDEOS AND TABLATURE - 25 more songs to learn on the banjo with video, audio, tablature, All songs performed at slow medium and fast tempos with detailed tablature.
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PLAYING BANJO BY EAR AND LEARNING THE CHORDS- ONLINE DVD Playing Banjo By Ear and Using the Chords directly targets reducing dependency on tablature, learning to play banjo by ear, learning to “fill in the blanks” when knowing only the chords to a song and how to recover from mistakes. HOW TO PRACTICE BANJO - ONLINE DVD - Learn how to improve everything you play, progress faster and get the most from your practice time. ROCK SOLID TIMING AND BANJO BACKUP - ONLINE DVD Learn Rock Solid Banjo Timing and get loads of tips, tablature and demonstrations on playing backup with Ross Nickerson's DVD, Rock Solid Banjo Timing and Backup. BANJO JAMMING AND PLAY ALONG - ONLINE DVD Along with a backup bluegrass band Ross Nickerson plays a solo and then plays backup for you, Practicing over and over at three different speeds helps guide you through developing your skills. PLAYING IN THE KEYS OF C, D, E, F AND G UP THE NECK - ONLINE DVD - Ross teaches easy techniques to quickly transpose the songs you already know in open G tuning to other keys.
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MUST KNOW BANJO LICKS - Learn the important building blocks of five string banjo technique and some hot banjo licks along the way too. Over 100 " Must Know Banjo Licks" included with tablature and close-up video. INTERMEDIATE BANJO LESSONS Lessons on playing up the neck, using chords, playing banjo backup, developing speed in your picking and how to go about playing a melody you already know in bluegrass 5-string banjo technique.
LEARNING THE MAJOR, MINOR AND SEVENTH CHORD FORMS AND SHAPES UP THE NECK VIDEO- Also included is the bonus 24 minute banjo chord lessons on learning the major, minor and seventh chords without a chord chart. HOW TO PLAY THE MELODY ON THE BANJO Ross Nickerson shows you skills needed to bring out the melody in all the songs you play. HOW TO LEARN A SONG QUICK FROM TAB Learn how to quickly pull what's needed from the tab and more WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO PLAY BANJO Ross explains the essential elements of 5-string bluegrass banjo playing and, shows you what brings it all together. RHYTHM BACK UP PLAY ALONG PRACTICE TRACKS - Improve your jamming skills these CD backup tracks are a fun way to improve in a hurry
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Some of the additional things on the "All Members" Silver Site
Archived Intermediate Lesson Videos There are 48 lessons that you can download and keep.
40 song videos with matching tab Ross Nickerson Videos and MP3 recordings in their entirety
Advanced Tab Transcriptions including an accurate Dueling Banjos Movie Transcription, Take it Easy banjo transcription of the Eagles banjo player Bernie Leyden and Ross Nickerson's, Stairway to Heaven.
Banjo Encyclopedia Tips and Video Lessons pertaining to pages and lessons from the Banjo Encyclopedia
More than 50 Ask the Banjo Teacher columns and instruction articles
List of the Archived Monthly Lesson Videos available for all members.
Learn the banjo 3-2 pull off, How to get better banjo tone, Banjo help with the middle finger, Banjo finger exercises, Learn banjo back up, Playing the melody on banjo, Banjo practice advice, Questions about banjo tab, Banjo songs that sound good slower, Learning the 2-3-2 hammer-on pull-off lick. Right hand banjo instruction, How to fret better on banjo and improve the left hand, Learning more from the bluegrass encyclopedia of banjo, Trouble with playing banjo chords, How to progress faster learning banjo, How to capo the fifth string, Banjo chords for different keys, How to play up the neck; Cumberland Gap, Learning to play the D chord on banjo, Banjo practice; trying too hard, Trouble with the index finger while picking banjo, Banjo forward roll tips, Getting better at banjo; skill building, Trying to pick up some speed, How to relax when playing banjo, Bending and choking the banjo strings, Banjo Advice: How long should I practice? Learning the D chord part in Beverly Hillbillies / Jed Clampett, Learn the banjo 3-2 pull off, Left hand muting, Questions on using a preamp with a Fishman Banjo Pickup, fingers tensing up, putting one or two fingers on the head, Trouble finding tab for a banjo song, Tightening the banjo head, Playing without tab, What should I practice? Banjo timing tips and instruction, Adding a bounce to a roll, Take it Easy banjo tab question, banjo set up advice, How to put a banjo capo on, How to get a better sounding banjo pull off or push up, radius neck advice, Preparing for a banjo workshop, How to capo the fifth string and many more. New Ask the Banjo Teacher column Jed Clampett D Chord Section
Thanks for all you have done for me. I did navigate around and got into my free Gold Member account. With this, the new Encyclopedia book, CD and original materials that came with the banjo I hope to become much more efficient at playing in the next few years. Thanks again and Happy Holidays! Tim
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Nov 30, 2020
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Kathy - Thank you so much! I have downloaded the zip of the ebook and music and am looking it over now. I am SO looking forward to learning a few of these songs in time to play for the Christmas season! I can't tell you how much fun and General Joy banjo playing has added to my life for the past almost year and a half. Between the Gold membership resources and The Banjo Encyclopedia (and occasional other purchases like the Christmas book), banjoteacher.com has provided me with more than enough material to keep me happy and learning for a long, long time. I am very grateful to Ross, you, and everyone else who keeps banjoteacher.com going. It's a wonderful resource, and I hope you realize how much happiness you folks put out in the world. Very Sincerely Yours, Buddy Griffin Chicago, IL
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The Banjo Cruise The Banjo Cruise Workshop is held in a large private conference room that is essentially sound proof and separate from all other passengers. The workshop takes place during the days we are at sea so you can visit all ports and still have plenty of time for fun with your spouse, family or friends while on the cruise. The class sizes are small ensuring that each student receives the assistance and encouragement they need.
Annual Banjo Workshop weekend in Sunny St Pete Beach Florida! The Academy of Performance Arts with Ross Nickerson
Banjo camp seminar and group banjo lesson workshop in the USA for bluegrass 5-string banjo in Florida at sunny St Pete Beach. This is an annual Florida banjo event and held during the winter months for locals,winter residents and students who want to escape the cold while improving their banjo playing, and having fun doing it.
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Free Banjo Videos and Banjo Lessons from Banjo Master and Teacher, Ross Nickerson. Performance videos including El Cumbanchero, I'll Fly Away, Cherokee Shuffle, Cluck Old Hen, Little Martha and Ross Nickerson with X-Train.
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