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  • This class will get you started with Clawhammer Banjo and will help refresh your basic skills such as bum ditty, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides and drop thumb.  We will focus on right hand rhythm, adding chords, and simple melodies to several old-time favorites. 

    Bring your banjo and note that is may be helpful to have a slightly longer than normal nail on your index and middle fingers. Janie with have stick-on nails if needed.

    This workshop will run 75 minutes, from 1:30pm-2:45pm 

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Janie Rothfield is a power-house American fiddler, clawhammer banjo, and guitar player who is widely recognized for her traditional and inventive style, her in the pocket rhythm, whimsical groove and award-winning original tunes. She is a full-time touring musician playing concerts, workshops, festivals and dances around the world and online. Janie has been performing, recording, and teaching music that is rooted in Traditional American and Celtic music since her teens when she started playing with older generation musicians from New England, North Carolina and Quebec.

With over 15 recordings to her credit, Janie has traveled the world with her unique brand of traditional based music including the UK, France, Germany, Holland, Australia, Canada and throughout the USA. Janie is also the founder and director (and instructor) of Janie’s Jumpstart Home Based Weekend Music Camps held in homes around the world.

INTRO TO CLAWHAMMER BANJO | FEB 10 | 1:30PM

SKU: JANIEROTHFIELD-CLAWHAMMER

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This class will get you started with Clawhammer Banjo and will help refresh your basic skills such as bum ditty, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides and drop thumb.  We will focus on right hand rhythm, adding chords, and simple melodies to several old-time favorites. 

Bring your banjo and note that is may be helpful to have a slightly longer than normal nail on your index and middle fingers. Janie with have stick-on nails if needed.

This workshop will run 75 minutes, from 1:30pm-2:45pm 

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Janie Rothfield is a power-house American fiddler, clawhammer banjo, and guitar player who is widely recognized for her traditional and inventive style, her in the pocket rhythm, whimsical groove and award-winning original tunes. She is a full-time touring musician playing concerts, workshops, festivals and dances around the world and online. Janie has been performing, recording, and teaching music that is rooted in Traditional American and Celtic music since her teens when she started playing with older generation musicians from New England, North Carolina and Quebec.

With over 15 recordings to her credit, Janie has traveled the world with her unique brand of traditional based music including the UK, France, Germany, Holland, Australia, Canada and throughout the USA. Janie is also the founder and director (and instructor) of Janie’s Jumpstart Home Based Weekend Music Camps held in homes around the world.