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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
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.

  • £5.99
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

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
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
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.

  • £14.50
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

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
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
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.

  • £29.99
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
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

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

Davis, J Splitting the Licks Book and Online Audio/Video

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Leads the banjo player step-by-step through working out songs for the five-string banjo from basic melodies in both Scruggs/bluegrass style and melodic/chromatic style. Each section contains exercises and examples for improvising. Furthermore, this book teaches how to arrange music based on concepts of combining rolls and licks. Janet Davis' books are praised because they teach so well! This is one of her finest. In tablature. Includes access to extended play audio and video downloads online.

  • £20.99
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
Banjo G Tuning - Photo Chord Book

Mel Bay Banjo G Tuning - Photo Chord Book

This handy book shows left-hand fingering photos, notation, and diagrams for all of the basic 5-string banjo chords in G tuning (GDGBD). The sections are arranged alphabetically, grouping all chords with the same root in a section.

  • £8.99
Gibson Mastertone

Jim Mills Gibson Mastertone Flathead 5-String Banjos Of The 1930's And 1920's

This fantastic book is an absolute must for the Gibson banjo fanatic! Of the 130 or so Original Flathead Five-String Mastertones known to exist, 19 of the absolute best are featured here. The Scruggs, Reno, Jenkins, Crowe, Osborne, Huber and Mills banjos are shown in all of their glory, with details of their known histories and provenances, as well as never-before-seen photos, bills of sale, factory shipping ledgers, and other ephemera relating to these rare and highly desirable instruments. See below for more details.

  • £31.95
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.

  • £6.99

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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