In this lesson Tony takes the tune we just learned in the previous lesson and expands on it with an up the neck variation. This will give you even more options of where to go on the fretboard when you play this tune.
(banjo music)…- So Old Cat Died,…we've been doing the down the neck version.…(banjo music)…Now we're gonna do it up the neck,…in the melodic style.…This is jumping ahead.…Melodic style I've placed in the intermediate lessons,…but I know people that teach it as beginning style,…and so it's not that hard to do,…and so we're jumping the gun here a little bit but.…
There are a few melodic licks here,…which the melodic style is based on scales,…and for more information just go to the melodic section…in the intermediate lessons there.…So we're gonna start with I'm just gonna give you…some of the building blocks for the solo,…one of which is…if you put your middle finger…at the 10th fret of the second string,…and your index at the ninth fret of the first,…and just do a forward roll,…fifth, second, first, that's part of a G scale.…Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Ti, Do,…you can go all the way up,…but we're just hitting those first three strings,…the first three notes out of the G scale.…
Fifth, 10th fret of the second,…ninth fret of the first,…
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- Separating notes
- Playing with others
- Using the capo
- Playing hammer-ons and pull-offs
- Playing variations on classic tunes
- Minding your posture
- Training your ear
- Building speed
Skill Level Beginner
1. Playing with Others
2. Basic Embellishments
3. Variations on Basic Tunes
4. Posture and Ear Training
5. Playing Up the Neck and Building Speed
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