Re: Begginner's Banjo Question
- Alan Munde said there are 3 ways to get good...1 JAM 2 JAM 3 JAM
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> Hi, hope y'all can help a "newbie" out!
> When should I play with other people? What are the first steps and
> I practice for it?
> I have been practicing banjo (regularly) for about 6 months and
> it may be years before before I can join a jam session. Recently I
> started getting up early to practice an hour before work so I can
> hours in every day - it's helped a lot but never seems like enough.
> I'm just getting to being able to play Cripple Creek mindlessly
> to Scruggs speed. Mostly I haven't been working on speed - still
> mastering closed positions D & F.
> I'd appreciate advice and if you could relate how you got started
> in public - that would be great. I'm so sick of hearing "oh, well
> started playing when I was 9, my whole family played so..." I'm
27 - give
> me hope!!
> (pickin' in Seattle)