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.
A 93 page book,newly revised to include TAB and musical notation, with a website link (for PC only, not accessible through smart phone or tablet) to download excellent Irish Tenor Banjo lessons from Enda Scahill ...Enda, a multiple all-Ireland champion on banjo & mandolin, has been at the forefront of Irish banjo playing for many years
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.
From one of the great teachers of Irish tenor banjo comes this essential new book Enda Scahill’s Irish Banjo Tutor, Volume II. All music written in both notation and tablature formats. 2 accompanying CDs featuring 2 hours of techniques, demonstrations and tunes recorded slowly and at speed. Having established the complete foundation method for Irish banjo playing in his first book, Enda now takes us on a wonderful musical journey uncovering the intricacies of the instrument.
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.
Southern Appalachian native Dan Levenson and Mel Bay Publications present Clawhammer Banjo from Scratch - A Guide for the Claw-less! This book teaches clawhammer banjo the way we play, not the way others say.
Duelling Banjos... Here is the much sought after 'deluxe edition' of banjo & guitar music score for 'Duelling Banjos' written in 'G' banjo music & Tab and guitar music and tab ... also has written guitar chords.
Many folk banjoists draw influence from greats such as Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, The Weavers, Peter, Paul and Mary, and many others. These folk musicians travelled the country singing the folk songs that many of us now know, some of which are still played in jam sessions. First Lessons Folk Banjo is a great introduction to learning these types of folk songs on this wonderful instrument. Included are lessons on singing and playing backup with the banjo, strumming and picking exercises, and many classic folk songs. The music is written in tablature. Includes access to online audio.
The Banjo Chord Finder is an extensive reference guide to over 2,800 chords, covering four most commonly used tunings. Thirty different chord qualities are covered for each key, and each chord quality is presented in two different voicings. 6" x 9".
Tenor Banjo Chord Book contains all of the Tenor Banjo chords you'll ever need. Suitable for beginners to intermediate players, Tenor Banjo Chord Book includes all of the essential chords in all 12 keys for the Tenor Banjo in C-G-D-A tuning. This narrow format book fits neatly into your case so you can take it everywhere.
A complete guide to learning the Irish tenor banjo be Gerry O'Connor. Contains thirty well known Irish tunes with conventional music notation and banjo tablature from Ireland's greatest banjo player. Complete with history of the banjo by Mick Maloney.
Here is a book of tunes from the Elizabethan era—the great period of English song—set in tablature for the clawhammer banjo. At first glance, it is true, the songs of Shakespeare’s day and the mountain banjo seem to be worlds apart. But the musical traditions are, in fact, related, as Elizabethan songs are the old world cousins of mountain tunes. As a result, Elizabethan tunes are a natural way to extend the mountain banjo repertoire for intermediate and advanced players.
Over 190 licks and picking patterns at your fingertips for the 5-string banjo! Quickly and easily select picking patterns by chord to substitute in songs you already play, or combine patterns of your choice to create your own arrangements.
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.
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. Includes link to online audio..
Back in print at last! A unique collection of jigs, reels and hornpipes arranged for CGDA and GDAE tuning. Gerry O'Connor and David McNevin are two of the finest tenor banjo players in Irish traditional music. This is a very comprehensive collection of irish banjo tunes. Music notation and tab. A companion CD performed by the two players is included.
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.
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 Online Audio
First Lessons on Banjo is an ultra-easy instruction manual for beginning five-string banjo played in the three finger style in G tuning. It can be used by those with no previous experience with the banjo or music of any sort. It is so basic it can be used even by small children.
The book features very detailed descriptions of even the most basic aspects such as wearing the picks properly, the correct picking motion, and noting the strings properly. These are aspects that are so basic most manuals skip over them. There are many detailed photos, several from the player's point of view, not from in front of the banjo.
If you want to learn traditional music on the 5-string, this book by Peter Flanagan is for you. There's no extraneous confusing detail and the straight forward approach using tablature means you're playing something recognisable within minutes. Soundtrack available.