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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
How to Set Up the Best Sounding Banjo

Siminoff, Roger How to Set Up the Best Sounding Banjo

How To Set Up The Best Sounding Banjo walks you through the techniques required to maximise the performance of your banjo.More than 100 photos, illustrations and charts make this technical guide easy to follow.

  • £9.95
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

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

Davis, J Banjo Scales in Tab Book/Online Audio

This book covers all of the major scales in depth as applied to the 5-string banjo, answering potential questions concerning the use of major scales for any level of player, beginning through advanced.

  • £18.99
Hal leonard banjo Method

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

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 Online Audio! 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

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
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
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

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
First Lessons Folk Banjo

Levenson, D First Lessons Folk Banjo Book/CD

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 traveled 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, and the book comes with accompanying audio.

  • £7.99

Muller / Koehler Frailing the 5-String Banjo Book/Online Audio

This is a book for genuine banjo lovers. Full of beautiful photos and hand-sketched tabs, this highly acclaimed text presents a systematic method for playing the unique "frailing" banjo style. "Old-time mountain banjo" is taught with clarity and expertise. In tablature only. Includes Online Audio.

  • £19.99
Art of Mountain Banjo

Rosenbaum, A The Art of Mountain Banjo Book/Online Audio

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A complete survey of traditional banjo styles complete with tunings, playing tips, and the author's deft drawings. Progresses from easy tunes for the beginner to more difficult pieces. The styles include up-picking or Pete Seeger's basic strum; two-finger picking; three-finger picking; and what had variously been called frailing, clawhammer, knocking, rapping, overhand, fram-style, flayin' hand, and other Appalachian names, here called down-picking. Audio download available online.

  • £16.99
Hot Licks for Bluegrass Banjo

Trischka, T Hot Licks for Bluegrass Banjo

Over 650 bluegrass, blues and jazz licks in Scruggs, single string and melodic style. Learn to use licks to create solos, play back up and expand your musical understanding and knowledge of the fingerboard.

  • £14.95
completebanjo

Griffin, N Complete Banjo Book

This comprehensive book contains 139 solos for the 5-string banjo. Arranged by Neil Griffin, Mark Barnett, Karl Kurth, Carl Jackson, and Bob Forrest, this book is the perfect resource to expand you repertoire of solo pieces.

  • £20.99
Bluegrass Banjo

Wernick, P Bluegrass Banjo

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A complete guide to three- finger bluegrass-styles. Basic right hand patterns from beginners through to advanced techniques. 45 tunes written in tab. Has much useful information on banjos.

  • £16.95

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
Complete Clawhammer Banjo

Lisa Schmitz & Alec Slater Complete Clawhammer Banjo Book

With this volume, the reader is pleasantly surprised with two books in one- Section One by Alec Slater, and Section Two by Lisa Schmitz. Alec's portion is intended as a guide for the clawhammer or frailing banjo player with some previous experience in this style. He stresses the fact that this style of music can be fully learned only from within the oral tradition in which it grew. The instruction included here is meant to provide a review, and not to take the place of qualified teacher.

  • £19.99

5 string banjo tutor books, huge choice at Eagle Music, beginner through to advanced banjoist tutors.

Eagle supply a wide range of 5 string banjo tutor books, if you are keen to learn to the play the 5 string banjo or are a seasoned player who'd like to increase your skills, you've come to the right place.

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