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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.

  • £6.99

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
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

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
O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Various Selections From O Brother, Where Art Thou? - Banjo Edition

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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'.

  • £12.99
Banjo Chord Finder

Chad Johnson Banjo Chord Finder

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".

  • £5.99
Minstrel Banjo

Weidlich, Joseph Minstrel Banjo:Brigg's Banjo Instructor

A book of intabulations of music for the Civil War-era (or Minstrel) Banjo. Brigg's Banjo Instructor (1855) was the first complete published method for the Banjo. It is replicated here in an updated form, with modern explanations, performance notes and transcriptions by Joseph Weidlich. Includes 68 songs set in Banjo tablature, an introduction and various historical illustrations and images.

  • £11.50
Teach Yourself Bluegrass

Trischka, T Teach Yourself Bluegrass Banjo Book/CD

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Teach youself authentic bluegrass. Clear instruction from a professional; basics, right and left hand techniques, solos, backup, personal advice on performance and much more. Plus a complete selection of the best bluegrass tunes and songs to learn from. Soundtrack included.

  • £15.50
Banjo Method Vol 2

Leonard, H Hal Leonard Banjo Method Vol 2 Book/Online Audio

Newly updated and revised, this easy-to-use beginner's guide is a continuation of the banjo basics and techniques taught in Book 1. The material in Book 2 not only reinforces and strengthens Book 1 instruction, but also features many new songs, techniques and rolls to learn and play. Covers: right-hand rolls and patterns; playing back-up; melodic style banjo; fiddle tunes & reels; solos and licks; new hammers, pull and slides; banjo chimes; scales & modes; using a capo; and more! The accompanying online audio contains 63 tracks of full-band demos for every song in the book!

  • £14.50
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.

  • £18.99
Instant 5-String Banjo

Soklow, F Instant 5-String Banjo

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Fred Sokolow takes you from the beginning and shows you, basic strums, useful chords, how to finger correctly, how to read tablature and much more. Also features various styles of banjo playing. Clear diagrams and superb photographs back up the easy to follow explanations. Twenty eight famous folk songs are also included for your enjoyment and a useful discography.

  • £4.99
Banjo Chords

Mel Bay Banjo Chords

This handy book shows all of the basic banjo chords in photo and diagram form. The front of the book contains a section of bluegrass G-tuning chords, and the remainder contains C-tuning.

  • £5.99
dummies

Bill Evans Banjo For Dummies : Second Edition (Book/Online Video And Audio Instruction)

Ready to jump on the Banjo bandwagon? This unique how-to guide gives you the latest tips on choosing and caring for a five-string Banjo while covering both the popular clawhammer and bluegrass playing styles. Comes with online video/audio instruction. You'll see how to fret your first chords, incorporate slides and pull-offs, understand rhythm, play popular Banjo tunes, and survive your first jam session!

  • £17.99
Manuscript Book

Mel Bay Premium Quality Manuscript Paper Ten-Stave Quire (24)

Mel Bay's highly acclaimed, best-selling premium manuscript paper. Twenty-four sheets (96 pages) of 10-stave paper printed on beautiful, cream colored, high grade, heavy paper. Every detail in the production of this premium paper has been carefully planned and implemented. Probably the best value in manuscript paper on the market.

  • £7.49
First Lessons Banjo

Hatfield, J First Lessons Banjo Book (Online Audio/Video)

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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.

  • £12.99

Nickerson, Ross The Banjo Encyclopedia - Bluegrass Banjo from A-Z Book/Online Audio

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The Banjo Encyclopedia is a comprehensive, in-depth banjo instructional tool that covers the many intricacies of bluegrass banjo playing, including numerous topics that may have been overlooked in banjo instruction to date. The Banjo Encyclopedia can take a student from the beginning, to intermediate, and right through to more advanced styles of banjo playing. Online Audio included.

  • £24.99
Melodic Banjo

Trischka, Tony Melodic Banjo Book/Online Audio

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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.

  • £19.99

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

Ross Nickerson Christmas Music for Banjo Made Easy Book/Online Audio

Easy to play five-string banjo arrangements of twelve Christmas favorites by banjo master Ross Nickerson. Each song is arranged and performed using proper three-finger bluegrass technique. The arrangements are carefully designed to bring out the melody, but easy enough for a beginner or intermediate player to learn quickly. With online Audio.

  • £15.99

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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