Murphy Method Advanced Banjo Camp

Join us for our first ever Murphy Method Advanced Banjo Camp, April 20-22, 2018, in Winchester, Virginia. This unique camp will focus on more advanced playing skills including (but not limited to): backup, fiddle backup, improvising, getting melody into your improvising, studying recordings by slowing them down, obscure tunes of Earl’s, playing in C position, D position, 3/4 time, improvising up the neck, practice techniques, tone, timing, taste, attack, and cleaning up your playing. Everything will be taught BY EAR.

Casey HenryYour instructors will be Casey Henry and the great Tom Adams. Murphy Method co-founder Murphy Henry will be on hand to lead jams, answer questions, and lend her glorious presence.

We make our camps ones that WE would want to attend! Accordingly, the accommodations will be a private room at the Courtyard Marriott in Winchester. Our camp classes and activities will be held right at the hotel, and you will have access to the classrooms after hours for jamming.

Courtyard Marriott
300 Marriott Drive
Winchester, VA 22603

T 540-678-8822

Friday and Saturday nights are included in your tuition. If you need to book extra nights the hotel has a Murphy Method rate ($93 + tax) if you ask for it.

The Thursday evening before camp there will be an early-bird jam for those of you arriving that day.

Private lessons are available before camp if scheduled in advance.

If you have any questions at all or need more information please feel free to email Casey at


All the songs on Beginning Banjo Volume 1/New Beginning Banjo 1
All the songs on Banjo for Misfits/New Beginning Banjo 2
All the songs on Beginning Banjo Vol 2/New Beginning Banjo 3
From Jam Session Standards: “Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms”
You must be able to vamp, have jam experience, be able to come in for your breaks smoothly, and be able to improvise. (Info on that found on Kickstart Your Jamming [very basic] and Improvising: The First Stage [more advanced])
You must be able to easily keep up with the tempos on our Slow Jam and Picking Up The Pace DVDs. If you can’t keep up with Fast Jam yet, that’s okay!