Explore improvisation with banjoist extraordinaire Jayme Stone. Generate, expand and rouse up new music ideas with a wide range of techniques, etudes and approaches to the 5-string banjo. He covers: single-string style; developing melodic, chromatic and arpeggios patterns; an in-depth exploration of the key of C; advanced techniques used by top bluegrass, newgrass and jazz musicians (slurs, triplets, rhythmic devices); and advice on how to use etudes to integrate all of these ideas into your playing. He teaches five traditional and original tunes: "Angeline the Baker," "Salty Dog," "Leather Britches," "Big Sciota" and "Garuda." Includes 31 page tab booklet. 90 min.