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.
A 93 page book,newly revised to include TAB and musical notation, with a website link (for PC only, not accessible through smart phone or tablet) to download excellent Irish Tenor Banjo lessons from Enda Scahill ...Enda, a multiple all-Ireland champion on banjo & mandolin, has been at the forefront of Irish banjo playing for many years
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.
Noted mandolinist and teacher Del Grosso presents this excellent mandolin method that features great playable tunes in several styles (bluegrass, country, folk, and blues) in standard music notation and tab. You'll be playing in no time with this step-by-step method that includes a whole host of invaluable tips on:
Buying Instruments, Mandolin Anatomy Tunings Music Reading Fundamentals Music Notation and Tablature Single-Note picking and Tremolo Picking Double stops, Chords, Scales and Modes Drones and much more!
Step-by-step pictures take you from first day exercises to playing along with a backing track! Absolute beginners has been designed to tell you everything you need to know from the very first time you pick up your harmonica. CD included.
Learning to play the Ukulele is a great experience, but getting started can be a challenge! Here at last is a book that helps you familiarise yourself with the instrument and then gets you playing- fast! Full-colour pictures, clear diagrams and really practical advice combine to make Start-Up do exactly what it says on the cover
From one of the great teachers of Irish tenor banjo comes this essential new book Enda Scahill’s Irish Banjo Tutor, Volume II. All music written in both notation and tablature formats. 2 accompanying CDs featuring 2 hours of techniques, demonstrations and tunes recorded slowly and at speed. Having established the complete foundation method for Irish banjo playing in his first book, Enda now takes us on a wonderful musical journey uncovering the intricacies of the instrument.
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.
A 48-page tutor which provides easily understood instructions for playing the Irish bouzouki. The bouzouki, it origins, the history of the instrument, and the styles of its finest practitioners are analyzed in this book. Since the bouzouki's introduction to Ireland it has developed a personality and an Irish identity all of its own. The instrument and its unique sound are now part and parcel of Irish music. With the help of this book, you can add a new dimension to traditional Irish music.
The award-winning Absolute Beginners method has been designed to make learning the Fiddle (Violin) easier than ever before! Step-by-step pictures take you from first day exercises to playing your first complete songs.
Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the piano accordion. Learn 58 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs. Soundtrack CD also available.
Many folk banjoists draw influence from greats such as Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, The Weavers, Peter, Paul and Mary, and many others. These folk musicians travelled the country singing the folk songs that many of us now know, some of which are still played in jam sessions. First Lessons Folk Banjo is a great introduction to learning these types of folk songs on this wonderful instrument. Included are lessons on singing and playing backup with the banjo, strumming and picking exercises, and many classic folk songs. The music is written in tablature. Includes access to online audio.
Detailed tuition for playing traditional music on the English concertina. Learn 87 easy, popular and well-known traditional tunes: core repertoire for pub sessions, country dances, ceilidhs, barn dances and hoe-downs.
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".
Tenor Banjo Chord Book contains all of the Tenor Banjo chords you'll ever need. Suitable for beginners to intermediate players, Tenor Banjo Chord Book includes all of the essential chords in all 12 keys for the Tenor Banjo in C-G-D-A tuning. This narrow format book fits neatly into your case so you can take it everywhere.
A complete guide to learning the Irish tenor banjo be Gerry O'Connor. Contains thirty well known Irish tunes with conventional music notation and banjo tablature from Ireland's greatest banjo player. Complete with history of the banjo by Mick Maloney.
Learn to play authentic bluegrass with clear instructions from a professional. Discover useful techniques, solos, backup and plenty of bluegrass songs. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.