Expanding Your Chord Vocabulary – Part 3
In this video Dan Miller continues with the topic of building your chord vocabulary by introducing Texas swing style rhythm using the fiddle tune Sally Goodin’ as an example.
Expanding Your Chord Vocabulary – Part 2
In this video Dan Miller continues with the topic of improving your chord vocabulary on the guitar using Kenny Baker’s “Festival Waltz” as an example.
Expanding Your Chord Vocabulary – Part 1
Dan Miller uses the tune “Sweet Georgia Brown” to demonstrate how you can start to expand your chord vocabulary on the guitar and use a swing style of rhythm on tunes that follow a Circle of Fifths chord progression.
Up the Neck Backup Banjo
In this video Dan Miller discusses Up-the-Neck banjo backup on slow songs by presenting Earl Scrugg’s backup on the first verse and chorus to the song “I’ll Never Love Another.”
Harmonized Scales on Banjo
Dan Miller talks about harmonized scales and how they can be used on the banjo using the tunes “Ground Speed”, “Theme Time”, “Dear Old Dixie”, “Cherokee Shuffle”, and “Bill Cheatham” as examples.
Banjo Lesson I’ll Never Shed Another Tear
This week Bill Evans, winner of the 2022 Steve Martin Banjo Prize, offers a lesson on Earl Scruggs style banjo playing. If you like what you see here, check out Bill’s Scruggs style course at Peghead Nation “Earl Scruggs: A Player’s Guide” with over ten hours of instruction on all aspects of Earl’s playing. Tablature…