Everything you need to know to play the blues in the clawhammer style

The Clawhammer Blues Course will take you by the hand and guide you, step by step, through all of the essential techniques and ideas you need to play the blues in the clawhammer style.

Each lesson builds upon the previous one to incrementally expand your knowledge and proficiency.

Learn to play blues chord progressions, licks, scales, and songs and open up a whole new world of clawhammer possibilities!

The course starts as soon as you register

You’ll receive access to your course INSTANTLY. Just sign up and the check your email for a welcome message with instructions on how you can access your new lesson materials.

Return anytime you’d like to get tab, review the lesson videos, download play along tracks, etc.

Plus you’ll have the opportunity to get any and all of your banjo questions answered via the lifetime email support here at Play Better Banjo.

If you’re a banjoist that already knows the basics of clawhammer playing and you’re looking to expand your skill set and repertoire, then the Clawhammer Blues Course is for you!

“Thank you so much for this course…I think the videos are great and you explain everything so well – very clearly.”

– Ola S. (Wimborne, UK)

What You Get When You Sign Up for the Course

  • 20 lesson pages. Each lesson page will guide you step-by-step through techniques, rhythm strategies, chord progressions, classic blues songs, licks, slide playing and more.
  • 20 videos that guide you step by step through the lessons, charts, diagrams, and tablature.
  • More than 40 pages of tablature, charts, fretboard diagrams, and lyrics. Download and print out these helpful pages and use them as you follow along with the course and the video instruction.
  • Play along tracks. Downloadble audio tracks so you can practice along with a full back up band.
  •  24/7 Email support. Email me at any time during or after the course with your questions and I’ll respond as promptly as possible with help and clarification.

What You’ll Learn

Technical Skill Building

  • Blues Solos
  • Movable Blues Licks
  • Blues Chord Theory
  • Seventh Chords
  • Blues Scales
  • Five Classic Blues Song
  • Turnarounds
  • How to play with a slide
  • 12 Bar Blues
  • 8 Bar Blues
  • Blues rhythm strategies
  • Boogie woogie
  • Left hand articulations
  • and more!

Repertoire  Here are the tunes you’ll learn and use as examples of the course’s methods in action:

  • Sweet Home Chicago
  • How Long Blues
  • Key to the Highway
  • Poor Boy, Long Way from Home
  • PLUSyou’ll learn all about the 12 bar blues form and how to use it to figure out blues songs on your own.

Get all of this for only $97.


I charge $75 an hour for a private lesson.


So, for a little more than the price of one private lesson, you’ll get twenty lesson pages plus hours of video instruction, about 40 pages of tabcharts, diagrams, play along tracks, and  lifetime email support.


That’s just $97.


Click the “Add to Cart” button to get instant access to your course.

If, at any time during the course, you aren’t completely satisfied, just let me know and I’ll refund your tuition immediately!