Bluegrass Banjo

Online Lessons

Course Up The Neck

Course For Up The Neck Playing. 

If you have just learned to play banjo we suggest that you learn several down the neck songs before attempting to learn up the neck.  It is also necessary to learn how to chuck with Position 1, Position 2, and Position 3.  This Course Up the Neck is entry-level to playing traditional bluegrass banjo style up the neck.  Start with the Licks and Positions. Then learn Cumberland Gap.  Cumberland Gap has all the essential licks for playing up the neck.  Then learn Lonesome Road Blues. Lonesome Road Blues will help with other up the neck songs by exposing you to other licks and bends. Then Learn Foggy Mountain Breakdown Up the Neck.  After that try learning other up the neck songs and you will see that they all have common licks.