Richie Dotson

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Chesterfield, Virginia 23932

 

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Richie Dotson

Acoustic Box

Richmond, Virginia

Welcome and thank you for visiting!

 

       I began playing banjo in 1976 at the age of 9, and during my teenage years I spent a great deal of time traveling with Bluegrass and Gospel bands, playing on local radio and television shows in Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia and Ohio, and working part time as a studio musician. I began teaching banjo at the age of twenty and have had the privilege to lead workshops and teach with professional musicians like: Bill Keith, Bill Evans, Ron Block, Sierra Hull, Megan Lynch and others.

I have the experience, patience and knowledge as well as the real world performing experience and teaching skills necessary to become your personal guide into the exciting world that is Bluegrass Banjo.

Building each new lesson on the back of the last and placing great emphasis on accuracy and confidence, each student will be encouraged to develop their new-found skills by engaging other musicians at or near their own levels during the occasional (and strictly voluntary) “Student Gathering” sessions. This begins to build confidence, reinforce the materials learned during the private lessons, and allows you to swap ideas and make new musical friends.

Real music is studied using real Bluegrass songs. The highlights of each lesson in the form of MP-3 files and videos are recorded for you to take home and study when in the comfort of your own home and at your convenience.  I do teach with Tablature, but can also teach strictly by ear, but either way your ea will be trained so that you can play the banjo not just learn to read tablature.

Thank you for visiting,

Richie Dotson

 
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