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5 String Banjo Tutor Books

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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 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

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
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.

  • £21.95

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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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

Bay, W Easiest Banjo Book

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

  • £8.99
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.

  • £25.50

Flanagan, P Traditional 5-string Banjo

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If you want to learn traditional music on the 5-string, this book by Peter Flanagan is for you. There's no extraneous confusing detail and the straight forward approach using tablature means you're playing something recognisable within minutes. Soundtrack available.

  • £7.95
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

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