Description: Written in easy-to-read banjo tablature, this book/cassette package gives complete instruction for the melodic style of banjo playing - the freshest development on the banjo since Earl Scruggs revolutionized 3-finger picking. It contains a book with 24 tunes arranged in fiddle style, and a 20-minute cassette featuring all the tunes in the book with banjo and back-up guitar on separate channels.
Description: The First 15 Lessons series provides a step-by-step lesson plan for the absolute beginner, complete with audio tracks, video lessons, and real songs! Designed for self-teaching or for use with an instructor, you'll build a solid foundation as you work through each lesson, learning the basics of the instrument and music reading while practicing the many exercises, concepts and song excerpts within. Must-know instruction so you can start playing right away, with a free online tuner and metronome!
This banjo book features video and print lessons by author and banjo master Kristin Scott Benson on: banjo fundamentals; music reading; tuning; three-finger Scruggs style; bluegrass banjo rolls; chords & scales; and slides, hammer-ons & pull-offs. Includes lead & backup banjo parts for these bluegrass songs: Boil Them Cabbage Down • Cripple Creek • Oh! Susanna • Old Joe Clark • When the Saints Go Marching In.
Description: If you're new to the 5-string banjo, you're probably eager to learn some songs. This book provides easy-to-read banjo tab, chord symbols and lyrics for the most popular songs beginning banjo players like to play. Players with years of experience will also discover tunes never before arranged for banjo. Explore clawhammer and three-finger-style banjo in a variety of tunings and capoings with this one-of-a-kind collection of master-crafted arrangements. Songs include: Angel from Montgomery • Blowin' in the Wind • Carolina in My Mind • Cripple Creek • Danny Boy • The House of the Rising Sun • I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow • Maple Leaf Rag • Mr. Tambourine Man • Shady Grove • Take Me Home, Country Roads • This Land Is Your Land • Wildwood Flower • and many more.
Description: 40 traditional American folk songs arranged for clawhammer banjo, including: Amazing Grace • Arkansas Traveler • Beautiful Brown Eyes • The Blue Tail Fly (Jimmy Crack Corn) • Buffalo Gals (Won't You Come Out Tonight?) • (I Wish I Was In) Dixie • Down in the Valley • Give Me That Old Time Religion • Good Night Ladies • Home on the Range • Home Sweet Home • I've Been Working on the Railroad • In the Good Old Summertime • John Henry • Kumbaya • Man of Constant Sorrow • Michael Row the Boat Ashore • My Old Kentucky Home • Oh! Susanna • Old Folks at Home (Swanee River) • The Red River Valley • She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain • Turkey in the Straw • The Wabash Cannon Ball • When Johnny Comes Marching Home • When the Saints Go Marching In • Worried Man Blues • Yankee Doodle • and more!
Description: When you hear “gospel banjo,” you might think about tunes heard at every bluegrass festival, played in the Southern gospel tradition. But author Eddie Collins breaks new ground with this collection: of the 40 popular songs included, nearly 20 of them have not been previously arranged for banjo! Lyrics are below each melody note to give the player a sense of where to stress notes to bring out the melody above the fill-notes of the rolls. Each song is played on the CD!