Refine results
Refine by

5 String Banjo Tutor Books

Viewing 24 of 91.
grid
list
£10.99

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.

£18.99

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.

£18.99

Southern Appalachian native Dan Levenson and Mel Bay Publications present Clawhammer Banjo from Scratch - A Guide for the Claw-less! This book teaches clawhammer banjo the way we play, not the way others say.

£4.99
A quick-reference guide for the left-handed 5-string and G-tuning banjo chords, plus a fingerboard diagram showing the location of the notes on the banjo fingerboard.
£19.99

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.

£9.99

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.

£20.99

On the 40th anniversary of the publication of the original book, Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus, Wayne Erbsen has completely rewritten this banjo classic, and now it’s even better! Clear and humorous instruction. Includes: "Cluck Old Hen," "Poor Wayfaring Stranger, "Sugar Hill," "Shady Grove," "Little Birdie," "Darlin’ Corey," "Will Bill Jones," "Rain & Snow," "Cotton-Eyed Joe," "Buffalo Gals," Cripple Creek," "the Cuckoo," "Cumberland Gap," "Cumberland Mountain Deer Chase," "Down in the Willow Gardens," "East Virginia," "Groundhog," "Handsome Molly," "Little Sadie," "Lynchburg Town," "Muley’s Daughter," "New River Train," "Old Blue," "Old Joe Clark," "Polly Put the Kettle On," ""Red Rocking Chair," "Shortening Bread," "Swannanoa Tunnel," "Sweet Sunny South," "Wild Bill Jones." Includes instructional CD with 85 selections!

£13.99

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.

£25.99

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.

£20.00

A collection of irish jogs in melodic style for the 5 string banjo by Ron Hughes

£19.99

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.

£6.99

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

£7.95
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.
£20.99
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.
£12.99

The Absolute Beginners award-winning method has been designed to make learning the 5-string Banjo easier than ever before!

£27.99

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.

£25.99

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 Online Audio

£27.99

With its wealth of information on how technique can be tastefully applied, Back-Up Banjo is the definitive book on the subject of banjo accompaniment.

£9.99

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.

£19.99

Today's foremost player of the Melodic Clawhammer Banjo presents a comprehensive guide to the instrument, the style, its heritage and culture, complete with a supporting CD.

£7.50

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.

£7.99

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".

£25.99

A comprehensive and exhaustive guide for beginning and advanced banjo players, by Ken Perlman.

£19.99

18 of the Fab Four's finest for five string banjo!