Ragtime Annie banjo tabs & chords

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  • Scruggs Style

    Difficulty

    A fairly tricky Scruggs style arrangement of Ragtime Annie because of how the melody notes are aligned with the roll patterns.

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning aDGBD
    Play Scruggs Style
  • Melodic Style

    Difficulty

    A complex and exciting arrangement of Ragtime Annie that will challenge you to mix melodic and single string styles.

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning aDGBD
    Play Melodic Style
  • Backup

    Difficulty

    This backup arrangement of Ragtime Annie demonstrates how you can either vamp, play down the neck, or play up high to create your own variation.

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning aDGBD
    Play Backup

More about Ragtime Annie Banjo song

Here are 3 killer arrangements of Ragtime Annie for you to share with friends at your next jam. The Scruggs style arrangement will get you started learning slides, hammer-ons, and pull-offs. Once you’re feeling confident with that try your luck with the Melodic style solo, which will teach you how to play the melody for Ragtime Annie using up the neck scales. Finally, the Backup arrangement will show you how to play this song with others and sound like a pro doing it.

In every Tunefox tablature arrangement you'll find measures where you can switch out licks to see different options to use for your improvisation. This feature is called the Lick Switcher. How do you find the Lick Switcher? Look for text that says "Original Measure" over different measures in the Ragtime Annie tab you are learning and click on that text. It'll open up the Lick Switcher where you can select a substitute measure for that spot in the song. You'll find that there are different styles of licks like Scruggs, Melodic, Bluesy, and more. Want to see a completely different version of this song? Click on "Shuffle Licks" on the bottom of tool panel to randomly shuffle the licks in the song.

You'll also find some useful tools which will help you to learn how to play Ragtime Annie on banjo. For example, you can use the "Hide Notes" feature, which will hide some notes for you so you can learn parts of the melody by ear. The "Memory train" tool will progressively hide notes each time you play through a section or the entirety of a song. Take your speed to the next level with the "Speed Up" feature. This tool will automatically increase playback speed each time you loop the song.

Each arrangement of Ragtime Annie 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.

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