The banjo is a uniquely American instrument. Its early versions were fashioned by African-Americans in the late 1700s and it quickly became part of the American music landscape. Before amplified guitars became ubiquitous, the banjo dominated the rhythm section in early swing bands since it was posible for a banjo strum to be heard over the horns. The banjo has been featured in all kinds of music from folk, to jazz, to rock and country. It's unique sound and playing technique is captivating. Whether you are a newcomer looking for an instrument, or you are looking to add the banjo to your playing repertoire, our instructors will customize a lesson plan to fit your goals and preferences. Give banjo lessons a try.