Santa Claus is Coming to Town banjo tabs & chords

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  • Basic Melody

    Difficulty

    This solo for Santa Claus is Coming to Town will help you get the basic melody under your fingers and prepare you for the Melodic style break.

    • Key G
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Basic Melody
  • Melodic Style

    Difficulty

    This melodic style solo for Santa Claus is Coming to Town is a fun way to play the melody for this classic Christmas song.

    • Key G
    • 105 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Melodic Style
  • Backup

    Difficulty

    Here's the backup for Santa Claus is Coming to Town. A combination of vamping and rolling will help give you approach this song with some unique ideas.

    • Key G
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Backup

More about Santa Claus is Coming to Town Banjo song

On Tunefox you’ll find 3 different tabs for Santa Claus is Coming to Town. Each of these tabs will teach you how to play the this tune in a different way. The Scruggs style tablature will show you how to play left hand slurs, otherwise known as hammer-ons, slides, and pull-offs. The Melodic style arrangement of will show you how to play Santa Claus is Coming to Town up the neck using major and pentatonic scales. And finally, the Backup arrangement will teach you how to play the backup for this song, which is essential for jam sessions.

There are many Scruggs, melodic and bluesy licks in these three banjo Santa Claus is Coming to Town tablatures, which can be used to personalize each arrangement into your liking. To change measure into different arrangement, just click on the "Original Measure" text above the measure and select a different lick. You can also click the "Shuffle licks" button at the bottom of the page to randomly change all of the licks in the tablature and create a wholly unique arrangement of this song.

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 Santa Claus is Coming to Town. 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 Tunefox banjo Santa Claus is Coming to Town tab contains real-sounding backing tracks. These backing tracks allow you to practice the arrangement you’re learning with with an entire band and you can change volume of the band, banjo and metronome to suit your liking.

Members can export their arrangements into PDF, allowing them to print and bring them to their next jam session.