Banjo Lessons for Beginners

Introduction to online Banjo lessons

These online beginner banjo lessons are designed to get you started with the banjo basics. On this page, you'll find ten subjects each containing mini banjo lessons, so you have a step by step process on how to learn the banjo. Every lesson includes a video and banjo tab that you can play along with so your timing can improve from the very start. Go ahead, jump in and have fun!

Lesson #1

Tuning your banjo and reading tab

Lesson #2

The Right Hand - Picks, Hand Position, Banjo position, and Your First Roll Pattern

Lesson #3

Two More Roll Patterns

Lesson #4

Your First Chords - C & D

Lesson #5

Pinches, Slides, Hammer-ons, and Pull-offs

Lesson #6

Your First Song: Boil Them Cabbage Down

Lesson #7

The Foggy Mountain Breakdown Roll

Lesson #8

Cripple Creek

Lesson #9

Chords and Vamping

Lesson #10

Cripple Creek Backup

Online Banjo lessons

Online Banjo lessonsBegin your bluegrass banjo journey right here with Tunefox. These online banjo lessons will give you a comprehensive understanding of banjo roll patterns, chords, and slurs so you can start learning bluegrass banjo solos in the Tunefox song library as soon as possible. Start from the very beginning of putting on your picks and learning to read tab and journey through learning how to blend rolls with chords to playing backup on your first tune - Cripple Creek. Watch the video lesson included in each section and then play along with the interactive banjo tab to get the material under your fingers and in your ears. If things are too fast for you at the beginning, slow down the playback using the tempo slider and build your speed gradually.

By using a combination of the online banjo video lessons, banjo tab, and even the Official Tunefox User’s Group on Facebook for feedback and encouragement, you’ll be in good shape to start jamming with your friends and playing more complicated bluegrass music on the banjo. Tunefox is here for you from the start so let us know if you have any questions along the way. Email us at support@tunefox.com.