Online Academy of Irish Music presents this new video to improve your skills:
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Video description by Online Academy of Irish Music :
In this Irish banjo lesson, you can learn a great Irish tune and pick up the classic ‘triplet’ ornament from Irish banjo master Paddy Cummins. Free sheet music and mp3 of the tune are available on the OAIM website – https://www.oaim.ie/tenor-banjo/irish-tenor-banjo-technique/
Course Synopsis: Tenor Banjo Technique –
Available onsite Now! This Banjo Technique course is aimed at the improving banjo player who has already mastered the basics of the instrument. Paddy Cummin’s introduces a wide array of banjo techniques in his series of twelve lessons including triplets, slides, flicks, position playing, using chords, methods of creating tonal variation on the banjo, melodic variation and bridging. As the lessons progress, the ornamentation and technique’s taught progressively advance.
The tunes that Paddy teaches are predominantly well known popular session tunes; he teaches a different tune each lesson and uses it to demonstrate a new technique. In the course of these lessons, Paddy continually builds on the techniques introduced in previous lessons. By the end of the series, the student will have a firm grasp of various Irish tenor banjo techniques and a new repertoire of twelve popular Irish dance tunes that fit well on the banjo.
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Opening credits – played by our very own Thomas Johnston on Low Whistle, courtesy of Rhythms of Ireland dance show.
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