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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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Melodic Banjo

Trischka, Tony Melodic Banjo Book/CD

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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.

  • £13.95
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
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
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

Bay, W Easiest Banjo Book

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

  • £8.99

Hal Leonard The Hal Leonard Banjo Fretboard Atlas

Mastering the 5-string banjo neck can be a challenge, even for very experienced players. The diagrams in this book will help you quickly memorize scales and chords that may have previously seemed difficult to grasp. You'll be able to easily see and understand how scale and chord shapes are laid out and how they connect and overlap across the neck. The material is presented in all 12 keys, using complete 12-fret neck diagrams with color-coded displays of the most common fingerings.

  • £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

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