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Easy Banjo Tabs

Every musician wants to be able to choose the best music for their instrument. How do you choose the best tunes for your instrument? It is not worth wasting your time trying to learn the wrong songs when you can easily learn the right ones in half the time. You won't lose your motivation quicker than learning a difficult tune. Here is my top 5 picks for your beginner banjo journey My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean "My Bonnie lies over the Ocean", a traditional Scottish folk song, is still very popular in Western culture. The song is available in many variations and parodies. Many of these variations and parodies are the result of the song being sung frequently to children and being a popular campfire song for Boy Scouts. Sometimes, interactive movements are used to accompany these ca...

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Practice Tips for Banjo

My opinion is that Practice should be included in every instruction manual. This is a very important subject. Time Allocation Take a look at your life and determine how much time you can devote to it each day. You must be completely honest with yourself. You can sacrifice some TV. If you must. (gasp!) It is important to examine your life and decide how much time you really want to spend on this. What amount of time is feasible and practical? Commitment Once you have identified the "holes" in your daily schedule, make a commitment to practice at those times every day. It is important to make the commitment official by telling your family and saying it aloud. You can also practice it spontaneously throughout the day. Establish a practice time. It is important to establish a "dis...

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I would like to start music lessons

How would you like to start your own music lessons business, without spending a fortune in recording equipment, and also without having to buy an expensive business license already? Like me when I started teaching the banjo, if you wish to start a home based music lessons you can do it on your own with very little budget. You can even operate it part time, if you work at your full time job, and fill the lessons. The list below is for inspiration on what to do. First you would want your own classroom area. It should be comfortable with enough wall space. No one likes noise.You require registration space well equipped for the first time, for people to pay you if they wish to join, however, do not forget to tell them to cancel. This small office should have enough room to comply with t...

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