An instructional 2 DVD Set that starts from the beginning! Clawhammer From Scratch begins as though you really have NO knowledge of how to play the five string banjo clawhammer style. Beginning at the beginning, Dan presents a brief history of the 5-string banjo then goes over the parts of the banjo, holding the banjo, right and left hand styles and his basic clawhammer strum. Even the strum is broken down into the steps of the finger and thumb.
Learn to play the banjo with just two fingers! Believe it or not, you CAN play the 5-string banjo. This simple approach is designed to make banjo playing immediately accessible to EVERYONE! If you've believed that you can't make music, this DVD will change your mind and bring the richness of music making to your life. Run time is 30 minutes.
With Pete 'Dr.Banjo' Wernick.
Anyone with any instrument can join in with this Bluegrass jam session, even if you've never tried it before...all you need are four basic chords to play along with the band!
2 hours. Chords and lyrics enclosed.
This intimate look at Ralph Stanley's pioneering banjo style begins with the first tunes he learned from his mother in the old-time clawhammer technique, and progresses through the three-finger bluegrass picking he helped make famous.
On this 95 mins long DVD, Jens shares his vast musical knowledge and masterly banjo techniques with the attending banjo students. He also explains his musical philosophy, and some of his worldwide musical experiences. Jens engages with his students with enjoyable humour and sincere humility.
Let Jake show you important techniques and ideas that will incorporate some modern sounds into your playing. In this lesson, Jake teaches the magic of the harmonized major scale as well as how to harmonize a melody in your solos. Banjo players at the beginner/intermediate level will get lots to work with from Jake’s Modern Banjo Techniques DVD.
Get your hands around the basic techniques of the Clawhammer Banjo with one of the best around! Ken Perlman gives you a thorough introduction to the Clawhammer Banjo, with clear explanations and plenty of close-ups so you can see exactly what is happening.
This DVD picks up where Beginning Clawhammer Banjo leaves off. This 60 minute tutorial includes the tunes The Meeting of the Waters, Old Joe Clark, Boatsman, Green Willis, Little Billy Wilson, Magpie, Country Waltz and more.
Get in on the jam session! Novice pickers can just grab an instrument, slip the DVD into the player and play along with confidence. Pete Wernick and his all-star team teach you the ins and outs of 'jam etiquette', along with the basics of music theory and important jamming hints.
This DVD lesson is perfect for those who want to play three-finger style bluegrass banjo -from scratch. Pete (Dr.Banjo) Wernick will have you picking right from the opening minutes of this DVD. By the time you finish, you'll accompany songs, play solos, and have a real understanding of the instrument. 100 minutes. Includes tab.
Spice up your repertoire with more advanced techniques and a new tuning, G modal! Bob provides a deeper analysis of previously-learned skills, adds drop thumb style to the mix, and experiments with variations and endings. Advice on choosing a banjo. Songs: Arkansas Traveler, Cluck Old Hen, The Eighth Of January, Sally Goodin. 50 Minutes. Tab Enclosed.
Frank Lee breaks down the traditional clawhammer style that has become his trademark. Fiddler David Bass joins Frank to show how a banjo and fiddle work together playing a traditional tune, and all the Freight Hoppers join in for a rousing finale.
If you're among the millions of fans who love the signature sound of the Kingston Trio and want to create it on your banjo, this fun and easy lesson on DVD complete with enclosed Tab is for you
A wonderful combination of detailed instruction, historical reminiscences and insightful advice from the legend of the Bluegrass Banjo, Sonny Osborne.
The improvisational flair and amazing technical skill of the legendary Don Reno are laid bare for you to discover in this DVD tutorial by his very own son, Don Wayne Reno. His unique style combines chord-based solos, percussive techniques and flamboyant single-string runs. 60 Mins. Tab enclosed.
A lesson in basic music theory for the five-string Banjo player that will open vast possibilities and help you develop your musical ear. Bluegrass master Bill Keith will give you the knowledge needed to gain a total understanding of the Banjo fretboard and find the right notes anywhere, first time!
This is the second volume and here Seeger concentrates on two and three finger chord accompaniment and picking styles. Songs include: Flop Eared Mule, Lost Gander, The Sailor and the Soldier, American Spanish Fandango, The Last of Callahan, Lady Gay and more!
This third part of Seeger's demonstration and lessons features mid-twentieth century styles as he looks at Blugrass roots and the influence of artists such as Holcomb, Mainer and McGee.
On this two-hour DVD, one of the world's most experienced banjo teachers provides all the tools you need to give rhythmic support, play fill-ins and help the music sparkle.
Are you finding the key of G too limiting? What do you do if someone calls for a song in C, or D, or E, or F? Learn to play out of C position and expand your horizons on the banjo. No Tab. Featuring Wildwood Flower. Also Uncloudy Day, Arkansas Traveler, Worried Man, more.
Sooner or later every player must learn how to create his or her own solos in a jam session. These can be carefully built or improvised on the spot.
Pete Wernick teaches how to get the most credible bluegrass Banjo sound, from the simplest 'placeholder' vamps to solos combining melody notes and licks with full rolls.
Tab included on DVD.
In this follow-up DVD, Pete Wernick makes it easy to create convincing solos in common keys that normally challenge learning players: D, C, F and G – without a capo. Pete explores nine bluegrass standards, taking each song's melody and showing how to weave it into a full arrangement. Songs: Down in the Valley to Pray; Angeline the Baker; New River Train; and more. LEVEL 3; INCLUDES TAB .PDF ON DISC; 1 HR., 55 MIN.
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A range of DVD's for learning to play the banjo, from beginners through to seasoned players there's a tutor dvd or cd that will help you improve your playing technique. If you need help maintaining and setting up your banjo look no further then the Eagle Music exclusive banjo maintenance dvd by Greg Deering.