BOTMC- Old Time Two-Finger Banjo Picking from North Carolina w/Eli Smith

BOTMC- Old Time Two-Finger Banjo Picking from North Carolina w/Eli Smith

Eli Smith

Sunday, September 30th

1:00 pm (event ends at 2:30 pm)

$25

  • Focusing on the styles of North Carolina old master banjo players George Landers and Bascom Lamar Lunsford. These remarkable musicians of the early 20th century played banjo using a two-finger style, with the index finger leading, playing the melody. This style of old time banjo picking is not well known today and deserves to be remembered. Eli will introduce students to this beautiful style of banjo playing - suitable for accompanying songs and ballads, as well as for playing banjo tunes. The workshop is open to all but intermediate to advanced players will take the most away from it. Eli will teach several songs, along with the over all style.

BOTMC- Old Time Two-Finger Banjo Picking from North Carolina
Focusing on the styles of North Carolina old master banjo players George Landers and Bascom Lamar Lunsford. These remarkable musicians of the early 20th century played banjo using a two-finger style, with the index finger leading, playing the melody. This style of old time banjo picking is not well known today and deserves to be remembered. Eli will introduce students to this beautiful style of banjo playing - suitable for accompanying songs and ballads, as well as for playing banjo tunes. The workshop is open to all but intermediate to advanced players will take the most away from it. Eli will teach several songs, along with the over all style.