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5 String Banjo Tutor Books

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Banjo method Book 1

Hal Leonard Banjo Method Book 1

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 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
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.

  • £22.99

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
Clawhammer Banjo

Krassen, M Clawhammer Banjo Book/Audio Access

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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 Online-Audio.

  • £21.50
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
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

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

Janet Davies Banjo Picking Pattern Chart

Over 190 licks and picking patterns at your fingertips for the 5-string banjo! Quickly and easily select picking patterns by chord to substitute in songs you already play, or combine patterns of your choice to create your own arrangements.

  • £8.99

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.

  • £16.99

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
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
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John Bullard Scales and Arpeggios for Classical Banjo

This unique book of scales and arpeggios for banjo by John Bullard covers all of the major and minor keys. Written in tablature and standard notation, this book brings banjo players the same practical and time-proven system of study common to other classical instruments. Students will learn the scales and arpeggios and apply them in flowing, musical exercises.

  • £12.99
Complete Banjo Repair

Sandberg, Larry Complete Banjo Repair

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The setup, maintenence, and restoration of the five string banjo. An indispensible guide for the amateur as well as the professional repair person. Every procedure is clearly explained and illustrated with detailed photographs and diagrams. A Best Seller!

  • £21.50
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 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
Bach for the Banjo

Bullard, J Bach for the Banjo

Many of Bach's best-known pieces transcribed for the five-string banjo. These transcriptions from the recordings "The Classical Banjo" and "Bach on the Banjo" take Bach's classic pieces to new heights.

  • £16.99
The Beatles Banjo Tab

Hal Leonard The Beatles Banjo Tab Book

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.

  • £16.99

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

Bay, W Easiest Banjo Book

A lively collection of songs for strumming, plus easy G-tuning solos for fingerpicking 5-string banjo.

  • £8.99

5 string banjo tutor books, huge choice at Eagle Music.

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