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30 Banjo Licks You Must Know
with Ned Luberecki

Bluegrass banjo players love, if not live, to jam. Having command of a large vocabulary of great-sounding licks to use when improvising is what makes great players stand out. In this collection of lessons from Ned Luberecki, you’ll work on licks to play over G, C, and D chords, a handful of F, A, Am, and Em licks, and also learn some movable licks that you can play over any chord.

32 video lessons13 play-along tracks

30 banjo tabsAn hour+ of detailed instruction

30 Banjo Licks You Must Know

About Ned Luberecki

Ned Luberecki is the banjo player for The Becky Buller Band and also tours with Stephen Mougin (of the Sam Bush Band) as Nedski & Mojo. Ned was formerly the banjoist for Chris Jones and the Night Drivers, The Rarely Herd, Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, The Gary Ferguson Band, Radio Flyer, and Paul Adkins and the Borderline Band. In 2018, Ned was voted Banjo Player of the Year by the IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association).

Ned teaches private banjo lessons in Nashville and over the internet via Skype, Zoom, and FaceTime, and is a popular banjo instructor at music camps around the world, having taught at Nashcamp, Munich Banjo Camp, Camp Bluegrass, B.C. Bluegrass Workshop, Midwest Banjo Camp, and many more.

Banjo Lesson Topics

30 Bluegrass Banjo Licks You MUST Know

Down the Road: Lick 1
Shuckin' the Corn: Lick 2
10th Fret Choke: Lick 3
Sally Goodin': Lick 4
Shave and a Haircut: Lick 5
Doin' My Time G Fill-in: Lick 6
G Tag Follow Through: Lick 7
Minor Pentatonic Melodic G Blues: Lick 8
Up the Neck G Tag 1: Lick 9
Up the Neck G Tag 2: Lick 10
Standard C with Syncopation: Lick 11
A Bunch of Pull-offs in C: Lick 12
Descending Melodic C: Lick 13
Foggy Mountain Lick in C: Lick 14
C7 Syncopation: Lick 15
Bluesy Tag in D: Lick 16
D Chicken Pickin': Lick 17
Descending Mando-Style D: Lick 18
Minor Pentatonic D: Lick 19
Groundspeed Lick: Lick 20
Scruggsy F: Lick 21
Melodic F: Lick 22
Em Bluesy: Lick 23
Em Melodic: Lick 24
Melodic A: Lick 25
Melodic Am: Lick 26
Moveable Hammer/Pull Combo: Lick 27
Six White Horses: Lick 28
Standard Ending No. 1: Lick 29
Melodic Fiddle Tune Ending: Lick 30
30 Bluegrass Banjo Licks: Conclusion

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