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Roots music iconoclast Danny Barnes reveals his systematic approach to the banjo, with one-of-a-kind insights on improvisation, reading music, getting a good sound out of the banjo, rhythm and timing, and more.
 
 
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Danny talks about the other roll he thinks is important to practice and have in your repertoire, the 1 2 1 5 roll. The 1 2 1 5 roll allows you to move a melody up and down the banjo neck on the first string. Danny shows you how to do that on a tune like Alan Munde’s “Deputy Dalton” and how to practice the 1 2 1 5 roll with a metronome. He also shows you a variation that moves the middle-index finger alternation to the second and third strings (2 3 2 5) and third and second strings (3 4 3 5).
 
 
 
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In this lesson, you’ll learn the fiddle tune “Stoney Point.” Danny talks about the importance of learning a tune from the source and getting a good foundation for your own arrangement, or banjo version of a fiddle tune. In this case, Danny shows you the version of “Stoney Point” from David Grisman’s book Dawg Roots. He starts by showing you how he reads from the notation, and also how he transposes to a different octave. You’ll also learn Danny’s arrangement of the tune played melodic-style (or Keith-style). 

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