First Lessons Folk Banjo (eBook+Online Audio)
22257BCDEB
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 traveled 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 ...more
Product Number:
22257BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
40
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1315-5
ISBN13:
978-16191-1315-2
Series:
First Lessons
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
11/20/2015
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 traveled 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, and the book comes with accompanying audio available for download online.
First Lessons Folk Banjo

Acknowledgements
Introduction; Notes about The Banjo
Parts of your banjo
Reading Tablature
Holding your banjo
Tuning your banjo
Your first strum
Row, Row, Row Your Boat-I
Timing and Keeping Time with the metronome
Chords and Fretting the notes
Example 4 - Chord changing exercise
Row, Row, Row Your Boat-II
Thumbs Up! The Basic Stroke
Basic Stroke Chord Exercise
Row, Row, Row Your Boat-III
Little Brown Jug
Cripple Creek-I
Let's Find Us Some Single Notes
Finger to Individual Strings – Example 8
A Basic Rhythm–Pick/Strum/Thumb
Black Eyed Suzie
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
Mountain Dew
G Scale; Free Little Bird
Key of C and Example 12
Froggy Went A'Courtin'
Waltz Rhythm; Oh, My Darlin' Clementine
Down in The Valley
The Capo and other keys
Old Joe Clark-I
The VII Chord; Old Joe Clark-II
Hammer–ons, Pull–offs and Slides
Cripple Creek-II
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