Danny Barnes

Any advice for a father of a 7 year old aspiring banjo player? As a family we went to see Larry Keel and natural bride and will made a very lasting impression with my son! Barnyard Electronics was amazing at Lamascos in Evansville Indiana this August!

Danny Barnes responded on 10/19/2013

show him that video. i have had some luck with youngsters with taking a regular banjo, and capoing at the fifth fret and teaching them to play in C. they get used to holding a regular banjo and the tone is good and it will stay in tune and it works for the short arms. as he grows, eventually take the capo off. there are some commercially made little banjos that may work. though i had one around here and i couldn't get it to stay in tune too good.

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