Watch the Vamping online guitar lesson by Ben Wright from Bluegrass Banjo for Guitar Players

This technique adds to the simple chop and gives you more punch when backing other instruments up. The banjo can be a very effective rhythm instrument and often replaces the mandolin chop in a bluegrass setting when the mandolin takes a solo. This is very similar to the same technique on guitar and shouldn't be too hard for guitar players to pick up.

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