Banjo Lessons

David BandrowskiLearn How To Play Banjo

David Bandrowski grew up playing the 5-string banjo in New Orleans and Boston. He then went on to study guitar at Berklee College of Music, and graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans from their jazz studies program.  David also has studied the 5-string banjo with such banjo virtuosos as Bill Keith, Tony Trischka, and Jens Kruger.

David is a Deering Banjo Company clinician and has taught workshops at Chicago's Old Town School of folk music.  He has played with Dr. John, Natalie Merchant, Donald Harrison, the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Mike Seeger, and with band members of the Harry Connick Jr. Big Band, Fats Domino, The Allman Brothers, Merle Travis, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the Rebirth Brass Band, Galactic, and many other well known and lesser known entertainers. He has also composed, produced, and placed music in many commercials, films, and television programs.

David teaches all styles of music the 5-string banjo, the 4-string tenor banjo, and guitar.

Lessons can be set either in person or via video chat (Skype, Google Hangout, Facetime). 

Lessons are $45 for a half hour and $60 for an hour. 

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