Bluegrass Banjo from All Sides (Book/CD Set)
21266BCD
Bluegrass Banjo from All Sides focuses on fifteen common jam session tunes, offering many different arrangements for each tune. The arrangements are presented in varying levels of difficulty. The reader will work through standard melody and harmony arrangements, playing backup in a bluegrass setting, playing backup behind fiddlers, and even two-banjo harmony. Further, the tunes offer a catalog of banjo techniques that can be applied to one's overall banjo approach and licks to be absorbed into one's vocabul ...more
Product Number:
21266BCD
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
92
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8428-3
ISBN13:
978-07866-8428-1
Series:
None
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
8/27/2012
Bluegrass Banjo from All Sides focuses on fifteen common jam session tunes, offering many different arrangements for each tune. The arrangements are presented in varying levels of difficulty. The reader will work through standard melody and harmony arrangements, playing backup in a bluegrass setting, playing backup behind fiddlers, and even two-banjo harmony. Further, the tunes offer a catalog of banjo techniques that can be applied to one's overall banjo approach and licks to be absorbed into one's vocabulary. Altogether this book demonstrates the stylistic versatility of three-finger banjo, as well as its identity and character. The book comes with accompanying audio.
Introduction
How to use this book
Arrangement Levels
Teachable Moments
Note Emphasis
Left hand Fingering
Practice Tips
Learning by Listening
Cripple Creek (A/B)
Teachable moment: 3 against 4
Oh, My Loving Brother (A/B)
Teachable Moment (Level A): Banjo Harmony
Teachable Moment (Level A): Long Rolls
Teachable moment (Level A): The "Sally Goodin" G position
Pig in a Pen (A/B)
Teachable Moment (Level A): Why play second string notes with the thumb?
Teachable Moment (Level A): Playing up the neck
Teachable moment (Level B): Phrasing like a Singer
Wabash Cannonball (A/B)
Teachable Moment: Using open strings to mask left hand movement
Teachable Moment: Playing the right break at the right time
Sunny Side of the Mountain (A/B)
Teachable moment (Level A): The most important Backup Lick ever
Teachable moment (Level B): Compound Rolls
Forked Deer (A/B/C)
Teachable Moment (Level A): Guide Fingers
Blackberry Blossom (A/C)
My Home’s Across The Blue Ridge Mountains
Teachable moment (Level B): Learn to play in D by playing up-the-neck in G
Red Wing (A/B)
June Apple (A/B)
America the Beautiful (A/B/C)
Oh! Susanna (A/C)
Little Liza Jane (A/B/C)
Old Joe Clark (A/B/C)
Down in the Willow Garden (A/B)

Conclusion
The Author
 
Series: None
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