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.
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.
With the Three-Chord Christmas Songbook you will need only minimal playing skills and three chords–G, C, and D7–to accompany each song in this great book. The jam-packed book is invaluable for all beginning musicians, casual musicians, teachers, family bands, and performers. Melody, lyrics, and chords are included for all songs.
There's no getting away from it, the 5-string banjo is about as American as apple pie. This poses something of a conundrum for those who love the instrument, but don't wish to be confined to bluegrass music.
Well-known composer, performer, bluegrass and five-string banjo specialist Janet Davis has arranged this fantastic book of Christmas songs for five-string banjo. Selections include material for various levels of ability and offer wide variety of songs for the holiday season. Tablature only with lyrics for each song. The companion Online Audio is included. This is a stereo recording which contains all the music in the book, played slow and up-to-speed. The fast version includes guitar accompaniment.
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.
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.
Wade Ward - Clawhammer Banjo Master is a collection of clawhammer banjo tablature as played by Wade Ward, with modern interpretations by Bob Carlin and Dan Levenson. This book is the second in a series of transcriptions of tunes from the old masters--in this case, Wade Ward--who gave definition to our style of old time clawhammer banjo playing. The repertoire, presented in tablature, is intended to be a starting point for your journey through the old time music world. As such, each piece is presented in multiple arrangements, both on the page and on the accompanying online audio. The recordings are for the most part played at a learning tempo and are close to the written notation, but not exact in all cases.
Tony Trischka. A thorough survey of the three finger picking classics of the early 1900s, transitional styles of the 1930s and the Scruggs style of the 1940s and beyond. Includes over 75 bluegrass, old-time fiddle and classic tunes in tablature for 5-string banjo.
Easy Irish And Celtic Melodies and accompanying audio present Irish, Celtic and British Isles folk melodies for the 5-string banjo.
The book demonstrates contemporary Celtic fingerstyle banjo in G tuning using modern techniques. 32 airs and song melodies are presented, with chords written in standard notation and tablature.
A selection of the traditional American folk songs and spirituals featured in the Coen Brothers movie in which three escaped convicts re-enact Homer's Odyssey as they roam the Deep South of the US. Arranged for banjo with guitar chord symbols. Includes 'I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow' and 'Keep On The Sunny Side'.
Celtic Songs For The Tenor Banjo is an exciting collection drawn from the six Celtic nations of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man, all expertly arranged for Tenor Banjo.
Each traditional song is in both note form and tablature with chord symbols and diagrams that are large and easy to read. Lyrics and extra verses are included for many songs.
Entertain your friends and fellow pub customers with this collection of rousing Irish folksongs for the Banjo. The pieces in this collection have been sung in pubs for generations but will also sound great when played in the comfort of your own home.
The arrangements in this 35-song collection include the vocal melodies, lyrics, chord diagrams and tabs for the 5-string Banjo. 3-finger picking annotations are also included below the tab. The arrangements can easily be adapted for plectrum use.
Easy Banjo Solos For 5-String Banjo contains arrangements for 16 well-known songs by artists such as The Beatles, Hank Williams, Flatt & Scruggs, Woody Guthrie, Merle Travis and more.
The songs are presented in order of difficulty, beginning with basic rolls and chords and ending with 16th notes and fret-hand techniques. With Online Audio
14 Dylan classics arranged specifically for clawhammer-style 5-string Banjo, written in TAB, including: All Along the Watchtower, Blowin' in the Wind, Hurricane, It Ain't Me Babe, Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Lay Lady Lay, Like a Rolling Stone, Mr. Tambourine Man, Positively 4th Street, Shelter from the Storm, Tangled up in Blue, The Times They Are A-Changin', You Ain't Goin' Nowhere and Don't Think Twice, It's All Right.
The distinctive sound of the 5-string Banjo is most usually associated with folk, country and bluegrass music...but this instrument can sound at home in lots of popular genres.
In this book you’ll find a superb collection of 20 favourite songs, all specially arranged to show off the adaptability of the Banjo.
Ho Hey and Wagon Wheel are naturals but you’ll also enjoy just how well hits by Ed Sheeran, Adele and The Who sound in 5-string Banjo arrangements.
Whatever your favourites, you’ll find plenty here to help you play, sing and extend your repertoire.