A Modal - Five Tune Lesson Pack by Play Better Banjo

A Modal - Five Tune Lesson Pack

A collection of quintessential and well-balanced "A MODAL" fiddle tunes arranged for the clawhammer banjo.

Give Your Repertoire a Boost

This lesson pack focuses on the Key of A Modal, offering up two distinct arrangements for each of the five essential clawhammer tunes taught within.

Discover the Dialectical Path

Beyond just learning a few new tunes, this 5-tune LESSON PACK will give you a nuanced understanding of “rhythmic” versus “melodic” arrangement philosophies.

Clear, Easy-to-Follow Instructional Videos and Tablature...

Ryan’s detailed, measure-by-measure video teaching style sets him apart from other online clawhammer instructors and makes it easier to learn new tunes and skills.
Peter L. (Sonoma, CA)

What You'll Learn Inside the Lesson Pack Training

You’ll learn how to play five essential tunes in A Modal:
  • Greasy Coat
  • Jeff Sturgeon
  • Kitchen Girl
  • Red Haired Boy
  • Shakin’ Down the Acorns
Not only will you’ll learn these five tunes but you’ll learn two different versions of each:
  • A MELODIC VERSION that incorporates more advanced techniques.
  • A RHYTHMIC VERSION that focuses on “drive” and “feel”.
When You Complete the Lesson Pack
You’ll have five new tunes under your belt and you’ll have gained some very useful insight into the clawhammer banjo arrangement process.
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Make Some Noise...

"I totally enjoyed that lesson pack and your teaching style is perfect for me. My repertoire just got a lot more interesting..."
Steve R. (Lancashire, United Kingdom)

What You Get Inside this Lesson Pack

Video Icon 10 videos Text Icon 1 text file
A Modal Lesson Pack - Introduction
Let's Make Some Noise...
Shakin' Down the Acorns
Shakin' Down the Acorns - Melodic Version
13 mins
Shakin' Down the Acorns - Rhythmic Version
12 mins
Greasy Coat
Greasy Coat - Melodic Version
11 mins
Greasy Coat - Rhythmic Version
14 mins
Jeff Sturgeon
Jeff Sturgeon - Melodic Version
13 mins
Jeff Sturgeon - Rhythmic Version
10 mins
Kitchen Girl
Kitchen Girl - Melodic Version
13 mins
Kitchen Girl - Rhythmic Version
11 mins
Red Haired Boy
Red Haired Boy - Melodic Version
12 mins
Red Haired Boy - Rhythmic Version
14 mins

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

If at any time during your first 30 days of this training you aren’t completely satisfied,  just let me know and I’ll refund your tuition immediately.

No Questions Asked.