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Clawhammer Banjo Class
Saturday, June 13, 2020, 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Artichoke Community Music online via Zoom
2007 SE Powell Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202
Registration is not Required
Artichoke Community Music online class led by Martha Stone, $100 for six classes.
You're going to need a 5 string banjo, electronic tuner, capo, and music stand. No experience is necessary. We will use tablature at the beginning, but you do not need to read music to play clawhammer banjo.
Clawhammer refers to a rhythm which originates from a right-hand technique (aka Bum Ditty) and is the hardest part about playing this style of banjo. Once you get it (let’s say Day 1), the rest is much easier! Hopefully, your ultimate goal is to go to a jam and play clawhammer. We will be focusing on the skills you need to play with other musicians in a jam setting.
Martha is offering this class on-line. Details for participating in the class will be provided by the teacher before the class begins...