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Banjo method Book 1

Hal Leonard Banjo Method Book 1

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This innovative method teaches 5-string, bluegrass style and is an inspirational course with a proven track record. With two instruction books and two cross-referenced supplement books, this method offers the beginner a carefully-paced and interest-keeping approach to the bluegrass style. Covers easy chord strums for the beginner; learning tablature; right-hand rolls characteristic of bluegrass; techniques such as hammer-on, slide and pull-off.

  • £4.95
Banjo Case Chord Book

Sandberg, L Banjo Case Chord Book

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This book is organised so that all the information your likely to need at any one time is setout in front of you. This is because the chord diagrams are set out in families. Plus there are additional pages of odd and unusual chord shapes and extra pages on playing your banjo in a key other than which it is tuned. Finally a lengthy section on using a capo and adiusting the fifth string.

  • £5.95
Clawhammer Banjo

Krassen, M Clawhammer Banjo Book/CD

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Traditional Appalachian banjo tunes in tablature. With tunings and all basic right and left hand techniques: drop-thumbing, the galax lick, pull-offs, slide and plucking. Includes CD.

  • £9.95
The Complete 5 String Banjo Player

Tony Trischka Tony Trischka: The Complete 5-String Banjo Player Book/CD

Written by Tony Trischka, one of the leading authorities in banjo education, The Complete 5-String Bluegrass Banjo Player sets the standard for bluegrass banjo instruction from beginning to advanced. From holding the banjo and reading tablature to melodic banjo style and standard bluegrass repertoire, this book is the definitive guide to learning authentic bluegrass technique. The audio CD includes demonstration tracks of the music examples, techniques, and songs.

  • £21.95

Mel Bay Banjo Scales Chart

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This chart provides the most used and needed scales for banjo in easy to read fretboard diagrams. Scales include major, minor, major pentatonic, minor pentatonic, harmonic minor and dorian. Scales are shown from the 4th and 3rd string roots. A must have for banjo players

  • £4.99
Earl Scruggs and The 5 String Banjo

Scruggs, Earl Earl Scruggs and The 5 String Banjo Book/CD

A fully revised and enhanced edition of the world-famous Earl Scruggs method - the best selling Banjo tutor in the world! The Earl Scruggs method has proven to work time and again, and has helped thousands of beginners get to grips with the instrument over the years. This new edition boasts more songs, updated lessons and much more. CD INCLUDED.

  • £22.95
Hal Leonard Banjo Vol 1

Leonard, H Hal Leonard Banjo Method Vol 1 (Book&CD)

Authored by Mac Robertson, Robbie Clement & Will Schmid, this innovative method teaches 5-string, bluegrass style. The method consists of two instruction books and two cross-referenced supplement books that offer the beginner a carefully-paced and interest-keeping approach to the bluegrass style. Now includes CD! Covers easy chord strums for the beginner; learning tablature; right-hand rolls characteristic of bluegrass; techniques such as hammer-on, slide and pull-off.

  • £9.95
Melodic Banjo

Trischka, Tony Melodic Banjo Book/CD

Tony Trischka presents his groundbreaking guide to the melodic (chromatic) Banjo style, made famous by the great Bill Keith. The technique allows the Banjo player to create complex note-for-note renditions of Bluegrass fiddle tunes, as well as ornamenting solos with melodic fragments and motives. Book and CD.

  • £13.95
Banjo Method Vol 2

Leonard, H Hal Leonard Banjo Method Vol 2 Book/CD

Newly updated and revised, this easy-to-use beginner's guide is a continuation of the banjo basics and techniques taught in Book 1. The material in Book 2 not only reinforces and strengthens Book 1 instruction, but also features many new songs, techniques and rolls to learn and play. Covers: right-hand rolls and patterns; playing back-up; melodic style banjo; fiddle tunes & reels; solos and licks; new hammers, pull and slides; banjo chimes; scales & modes; using a capo; and more! The accompanying CD contains 63 tracks of full-band demos for every song in the book!

  • £10.95
splitting the licks

Davis, J Splitting the Licks Book and Online Audio

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Leads the banjo player step-by-step through working out songs for the five-string banjo from basic melodies in both Scruggs/bluegrass style and melodic/chromatic style. Each section contains exercises and examples for improvising. Furthermore, this book teaches how to arrange music based on concepts of combining rolls and licks. Janet Davis' books are praised because they teach so well! This is one of her finest. In tablature. Includes access to extended play audio and video downloads online.

  • £20.99

Griffin, N Complete Bluegrass Banjo Method Book/Online Audio

One of the very best G tuning five-string bluegrass banjo methods available! The book teaches how to pick out tunes single-string style (one note at a time), how to play chord accompaniment, and how to play solos in the full three-finger, bluegrass style. Topics include note and tab reading, chord background styles, traditional bluegrass techniques, fills and endings, use of the capo, rolls, slides, hammers, pull-offs, choking, harmonics, and up-the-neck playing. In notation and tablature.

  • £24.99
The Beatles Banjo Tab

Hal Leonard The Beatles Banjo Tab Book

22 favorites from the fab four arranged for 5-string Banjo in notes and tab, including: All My Loving • Can't Buy Me Love • Come Together • Day Tripper • Eleanor Rigby • Here, There and Everywhere • I Want to Hold Your Hand • Let It Be • Michelle • Paperback Writer • Penny Lane • Something • While My Guitar Gently Weeps • Yellow Submarine • Yesterday and more.

  • £9.95

Mel Bay You Can Teach Yourself Banjo Book/Online Audio

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Written in tablature, this straightforward, easy-to-understand method teaches rolls, chords, bluegrass banjo techniques, playing up the neck, licks, endings, and other basic information needed to play bluegrass and melodic style banjo. A great beginner's text.

  • £12.99
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John Bullard Scales and Arpeggios for Classical Banjo

This unique book of scales and arpeggios for banjo by John Bullard covers all of the major and minor keys. Written in tablature and standard notation, this book brings banjo players the same practical and time-proven system of study common to other classical instruments. Students will learn the scales and arpeggios and apply them in flowing, musical exercises.

  • £12.99

Tony Trischka Tony Trischka Master Collection of Fiddle Tunes for Banjo Book/Online Audio

A comprehensive repertoire book of fiddle tunes adapted for banjo, in easy to read tablature, by the renowned player and teacher of the 5-String Banjo, Tony Trischka. For the early picker to the advanced player, this book and its companion online audio will enable the player to learn by example and broaden their technical range. Fiddle tunes have been adapted for Banjo since the early 1850's. The explorations contained here include a large collection of popular American fiddle tunes and a section of Celtic tunes played in the three major Bluegrass Banjo styles. These Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic banjo traditions will expand the players' knowledge of the instrument, and deepen their understanding of bluegrass and traditional music.

  • £28.99

Alan Munde Modern 5-String Banjo Method Grade 1 Book/Online Audio

This method is designed for learning the finger style five-string banjo in a larger musical context than previous single style based methods. The Modern 5-String Banjo Method builds the theoretical and technical foundations needed to play in many styles.

  • £15.99
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Perlman, Ken Melodic Clawhammer Banjo Book/CD

Today's foremost player of the Melodic Clawhammer Banjo presents a comprehensive guide to the instrument, the style, its heritage and culture, complete with a supporting CD.

  • £14.95

Hatfield, J You Can Teach Yourself Banjo By Ear Book/CD

Many musicians, including some that are technically quite advanced, never break away from the printed page to learn by simply listening and re-creating. The common name for this process is "playing by ear". With some basic guidelines, any musician with rudimentary skills can teach himself or herself to play by ear, adding a new dimension to their playing skills.

  • £13.99

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