Fiddle Hell Schedule

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Melodic Clawhammer Banjo Workshop


Sunday

9:30-10:30AM

Location: Jean Ritchie Room 389

Instructor: Ken Perlman (banjo)

Style: Canadian Cape Breton Irish Maritime New England Prince Edward Island Scottish Shetland

Ken is a well-known pioneer in melodic clawhammer banjo, and you'll see his fine books and CDs in the FH store. In the context of Celtic and New England tunes, Ken will cover the skills  involved in playing fiddle tunes note-for-note on the banjo. drop-thumbing on all strings, melodic fingering shapes,  alternate-string pull-offs and using the fifth string for melody.