Cumberland Gap is a fantastic song to learn if you are serious about mastering Scruggs style banjo. It uses very simple left hand positions and fuses together three important right hand techniques – Thumb Lead, Forward Roll and Mixed Roll.
Learning to play this song will really boost your skills and confidence on the 5-string banjo. Join the Banjo Academy and benefit from a series of three special videos devoted to this song plus a tremendous amount of supporting material to make your progress faster.
Page updated 27th December 2018