|Chromatic or Melodic runs are a great way to spice up your
banjo playing. Here is a simple run that you can use to gain the
understanding of how it works.
Here is a sample where the run can be used in a song. See the
video clip Here.
Here it is broken down.
The sample was played by Donnie Little.
||Here is a technique of playing that can be useful in
backup and lead playing. The trick is to use the first and third
finger to hold the main part of the chord so that the middle and pinky fingers can
work to other notes.
See the video clip Here.