Paddle faster! The blank measures are where the banjo responds in the tune. For the first half the guitar doesn't play during those blank measures, but starting at measure 29 you should be playing some full fledged Bluegrass rhythm guitar during the blank measures. If you don't know how to play Bluegrass rhythm, go to our lesson section and start working on the Rhythm guitar-Walking Bass and Bluegrass Rhythm 101 courses. Then come back here and jam out!Learn
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What skill level do you consider yourself to be at? With Tunefox, we meet you at your level with 1 different guitar tabs - Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. To learn the basic melody of this song (which is good for musicians at all levels), start with the beginner arrangement of Dueling Banjos. Work your way up to the advanced version, where you’ll learn a more ‘professional’ solo for the song.
On Tunefox you’ll find numerous tools to help you learn this song. Use the "Speed Up" tool to easily build speed. The "Memory train" feature will hide notes everytime you go through the song so you can more effectively get off tab. You can also isolate, slow down and repeat problematic measures.
The Dueling Banjos backing tracks that Tunefox offers are a great way for you to practice the arrangement you’ve learned and improvising over the chord changes. You can mix the tracks to meet your needs by changing the volume levels of the guitar, band, and metronome.
Get creative with Dueling Banjos with the Tunefox lick switcher. The lick switcher gives you an opportunity to learn multiple variations of the song you’re learning within the context of the guitar tab you’re practicing. To use the lick switcher, click on the text that says "Original Measure" above some of the measures in the tab. If you want to see a completely new arrangement of Dueling Banjos for bluegrass guitar, click on Shuffle Licks in the bottom right corner.
Once you’ve settled on an arrangement of Dueling Banjos 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.