Mel Bay Complete Tenor Banjo Method

C,G,D,A Tuning ...The finest tenor banjo method available, this text represents Mel Bay's own approach to fundamental musicianship for those desiring to play tenor banjo. This book is the standard by which others are judged.

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Easy-to-understand and thorough in its approach, this method addresses both melody playing and chord strumming. Through numerous studies, folk songs and several duets, students are systematically introduced to the various notes and positions on the tenor banjo fretboard. Photos of the fretboard fingertips aid in learning the proper hand positions. Once in two volumes, this method is now presented it its entirety in this single comprehensive edition. In notation only.


Product Type
book, tutor,
Book / DVD/ CD Type
Tutor Book
Instrument Suitability
Number of Strings
4 String

Customer reviews

4 / 5
1 review for Mel Bay Complete Tenor Banjo Method customer reviews
Oliver Allchin
Comprehensive but is all in standard notation - would be nice to have tab/chord diagrams and an audio CD (if like me you can't read music)
Rated 4 out of 5