Banjo Picking (Book/CD Set)
A Complete Method
20743BCD
"Banjo Picking is the ultimate banjo method to develop tone, timing and rock solid rhythm for the picking hand, thorough in scope from the beginning level to the challenges of ""extreme banjo"". With lots of exercises, tunes, photos and helpful text, tools for learning bluegrass, classical, jazz, folk, urban classic fingerstyle or other music, no finger picking banjoist should be without it. The CD can equip banjoists with all they need to develop skills, repertoire and confidence."
Product Number:
20743BCD
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Pages:
125
Binding:
Spiral
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-7480-6
UPC:
796279100861
ISBN13:
978-07866-7480-0
Series:
None
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/3/2006
"Banjo Picking is the ultimate banjo method to develop tone, timing and rock solid rhythm for the picking hand, thorough in scope from the beginning level to the challenges of ""extreme banjo"". With lots of exercises, tunes, photos and helpful text, tools for learning bluegrass, classical, jazz, folk, urban classic fingerstyle or other music, no finger picking banjoist should be without it. The CD can equip banjoists with all they need to develop skills, repertoire and confidence."
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
The Beginner's Section
The G Tuning
Beginning Notation
Beginning to Play - Placing the Picking Hand
Beginning Exercises
A Look At the Major Scale
Exercise A
Beginning Tunes
Reveille I and Reveille II
Careless Love I
Careless Love II
Down in the Valley I
Down in the Valley II
John Hardy I
John Hardy II
The Intermediate Section
Positioning the Right (Picking) Hand
Common Bluegrass Rolls Example
More on Thumbpicks and Fingerpicks
The Basic Building Blocks of Rolls
Timing
320 True Rolls
More Examples Notes
By the Beautiful Sea
Minuet-J S Bach
Reveille III
The Hussler Minor Jig-Weston
Rhythms
Exercise B
The Advanced Section
Section Notes
Allegro-J S Bach
Cupid's Arrow-Eno
Beating Around the Bush-Keith
Blackberry Blossom
Permutation of All Rolls
The Extreme Section
Section Notes
Swipesy Cake Walk-Joplin/Marshall
Double-J S Bach
Dominant Cycle Study # 10--Pat Cloud
Exercises C and D
The Appendices
Appendix A
Reading Music
The Twelve Major Scales
The Circle of Fifths
Major Chords and Inversions
Note Values and Timing
More On the Banjo Notation
Oh, Susanna-Foster
Appendix B
Accompaniment and alternate
notation notes
Bass-Minuet-J S Bach
Bass-Allegro-J S Bach
Alternate Notation:
The Hussler Minor Jig-Weston
Piano-Cupid's Arrow-Eno
Another Look at Rolls
Appendix C-Projects for Each Section
Projects Notes
Song I
Song II
Song III
Song IV
Song V
Song VI
 
Banjo Picking - Mp3 file
Banjo Picking - Mp3 file
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