Fundamentals of Five-String Banjo (eBook + Online Audio/Video)
Ross Nickerson's Fundamentals of Five String Banjo Book, audio and video will help you get started with solid correct bluegrass banjo technique. Everything is covered in depth, demonstrated slowly for you and explained thoroughly. Includes access to online audio and video.

The book has loads of helpful advice on all the banjo basics and features easy to read music tablature with both right and left hand figuring indications and accent marks for the melody notes.

The online audio recording con ...more
Product Number:
22044MEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio/Video
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
52
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1538-7
ISBN13:
978-16191-1538-5
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
9/14/2015
Ross Nickerson's Fundamentals of Five String Banjo Book, audio and video will help you get started with solid correct bluegrass banjo technique. Everything is covered in depth, demonstrated slowly for you and explained thoroughly. Includes access to online audio and video.

The book has loads of helpful advice on all the banjo basics and features easy to read music tablature with both right and left hand figuring indications and accent marks for the melody notes.

The online audio recording contains all the lessons and songs are demonstrated clearly at three speeds and also features backup play along tracks to practice with.

The online video features high quality video with split screen technology and easy to use click through menus. Also included on the video is a special feature lesson on tuning the banjo, changing a string, putting on a strap, using the picks, tightening the head and other important banjo basics. The video has an added menu option for scrolling through the songs at the slow, medium or fast tempos separately.

In addition to all these important banjo fundamental lessons, here are some songs you'll learn: Boil the Cabbage Down, Tom Dooley, Old Time Religion, Two Dollar Bill, Cripple Creek, Blackberry Blossom and John Henry.
Foreword
How to Read Tablature
Holding the Banjo and Using the Picks
The Parts of a 5-String Banjo
Tuning your Banjo
Timing Explanation
Banjo Rolls Description
Learning the Rolls
More Tips on Right Hand Positioning
The Position of your Picking Hand
Alternating Thumb Roll & Forward Roll
Forward-Reverse Roll & Backward Roll
Foggy Mountain Breakdown Roll and Forward-Backward Roll
“Doug Dillard” Roll & Single String Roll
Fretting Hand Positioning
Fretting Hand Exercises
Learning Some Chords
Learning to Play a Song by Rolls and Chords
Timing Review
Timing Exercises Using a Metronome
Practicing Tips
Memorizing Tips
Boil That Cabbage Down (Forward Roll)
Boil That Cabbage Down (Foggy Mt Breakdown Roll)
Boil That Cabbage Down (Forward-Backward Roll)
Picking the Banjo
Learning the Slide, Hammer-on, & Pull-off
Tips on Slides
Tips on Pull-offs
Tips on Hammer-ons
Tom Dooley
Old Time Religion
Two Dollar Bill
 
Audio Sample 1
Audio Sample 2
Audio Sample 3
Audio Sample 4
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