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How to Tune the Banjo

This lesson is part of the course Beginning Banjo with Bill Evans.
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The driving sound of the banjo is at the heart of many styles of roots music. Get started with basic chords, strums, and fingerings, along with simple bluegrass rolls, accompaniment patterns, clawhammer style, and more.
 
 
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How to Tune the Banjo
How to Tune the Banjo
 
Before you start playing, you gotta get in tune. Bill shows you how to use an electronic tuner to get tuned up to G-tuning, the most common banjo tuning, especially in bluegrass. He’ll also show you to tune using relative tuning—which comes in handy if you don’t have an electronic tuner nearby.

 
 
 
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