Getting Started with Melodic Banjo

The G scale and how to utilize it to make melodies

Learn the basics of melodic style, otherwise known as "Kieth Style" banjo playing. This type of playing was developed and popularized by banjo player Bill Kieth, who played in Bill Monroe & the Bluegrass Boys in the 1970s. This style of playing is based on using scales rather than Scruggs style roll patterns.