Doug really shows off, "The Dillard Roll' in this one. It's a TIMI roll he became known for. This tune has the same chord progression for each section, however the variations are so different we split it up into 4 sections. You might want to use the looper to learn and practice one section at a time. CHECK OUT THOSE LICKS! This one is chock full of licks the way Doug played them - Doug's Style.Learn
More about Doug's Tune
A fun interesting, and innovative banjo tune that prominently features Doug's signature banjo roll!
Each Tunefox arrangement teaches you how to create your own solos by using a feature called the Lick Switcher. The Lick Switcher features different style licks such as Scruggs, Melodic, or Bluesy and you can swap out measures in Doug's Tune to learn about improvisation and creating arrangements. To use the Lick Switcher, click on the text "Original Measure" above certain measures in the song. Then select the lick you'd like to insert into the song. You can also click on "Shuffle Licks" at the bottom of the page to see a fully new version of the tablature.
There are a number of fantastic learning tools in Tunefox to help you memorize, learn by ear, and improve your speed. These special features are found in the "Tools" menu at the bottom right of your screen. The "Hide Notes" tool will hide a number of the notes in the tab so you can use your ears to learn parts of the melody of the Doug's Tune. Next, try out the "Memory Train" tool, which will hide more and more notes each time the song or measure loops. This will help get you off of the tab you’ve been working with so you can play it by memory. The "Speed Up" feature gradually speeds up the song so you can hone your technique and challenge yourself to go faster.
Each arrangement of Doug's Tune for banjo features real-sounding backing tracks. Use these backing tracks to polish up the solo you’re working on. You can mix the banjo, band, and metronome up or down so that you have several options for your practice.
Once you’ve settled on an arrangement of Doug's Tune using the Lick Switcher, export your arrangement to a PDF file so you can print it out and take it with you. This is a member-only feature.