Appalachian Fiddle Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo (eBook + Online Audio)
This comprehensive collection features over 100 note-for-note skillfully-crafted clawhammer banjo arrangements of “old-time” Southern fiddle tunes, in clear tablature - with suggested guitar chords at a wide variety of skill levels. It contains most of the tunes played in concert or recorded by author Ken Perlman and renowned Appalachian-style fiddler Alan Jabbour, plus over 50 more classic tunes from Ed Haley, Edden Hammons, John Salyer and many other iconic roots fiddlers ...more
Product Number:
30655MEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
156
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-5134-5508-7
ISBN13:
978-15134-5508-2
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
5/27/2020
This comprehensive collection features over 100 note-for-note skillfully-crafted clawhammer banjo arrangements of “old-time” Southern fiddle tunes, in clear tablature - with suggested guitar chords at a wide variety of skill levels. It contains most of the tunes played in concert or recorded by author Ken Perlman and renowned Appalachian-style fiddler Alan Jabbour, plus over 50 more classic tunes from Ed Haley, Edden Hammons, John Salyer and many other iconic roots fiddlers. Also included:

•         Instruction on basic and advanced techniques 
•         Tips on improving your musicianship 
•         How to play syncopated rhythms and melodies in clawhammer style
•         Frameworks for dealing with crooked tunes and modal tunes
•         Historical notes and picturesque backstories
•         Ken Perlman demonstrates all tunes and most musical illustrations on 124 online audio tracks

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Online Audio Includes: 24 tracks featuring excerpts from recordings of the author performing with the virtuosic fiddler Alan Jabbour, to whom the book is dedicated.
Tablature and Techniques
More Pointers on Technique and Style
Syncopation in Clawhammer
Try These Tunes First!!
Old Chattanooga
Walkin' in the Parlo
Cabin Creek, or Barlow Knife
Ducks on the Pond
Wild Horses at Stoney Point
British Field March
Camp Meeting on the Fourth of July
Fire on the Mountain
Old Joe Clark (Henry Reed Version)
Folding Down the Sheets
Little Dutch Girl
Martha Campbell
Abe's Retreat
Walk Along John
Boatman (Henry Reed Version)
Green Willis
Henry Reed's Breakdown
Tunes in G and G-Modal (with E-Modal)
Shoes & Stockings
Dolly
Magpie
Old Mose
Billy in the Lowland
Ebenezer, or West Virginia Highway
Colored Aristocracy (Elmer Rich variation)
One More River to Cross
Big Scioty
Greasy String
The Rebels' Raid
Sandy River Belle (Henry Reed version)
Red Fox
Lost Girl
Indian Squaw
Glory in the Meeting House
Isom Waltz
North Carolina Breakdown
Waynesboro
Yew Piney Mountain
Leather Britches
West Virginia Rag
Lady in the Lake
Say Old Man, Can you Play the Fiddle
Tunes in D and D-Modal
Bonaparte's Retreat (Henry Reed Version)
Rachel, or Texas Quickstep
Sally Ann Johnson
Washington's March
Peekaboo Waltz
Five Miles to Town
Ship in the Clouds
Rochester Schottische
Shoo Fly
Susanna Gal, or Western Country
Mississippi Sawyer (Alan Jabbour Version)
Coleman's March
Indian Ate the Woodchuck
Quince Dillion's High D Tune
Duck River
Turkey in the Straw (Henry Reed version)
Rocky Mountain Goat (Henry Reed version)
Yellow Barber
Greenfield Cotillion
Forked Deer
Rockin' the Babies to Sleep (waltz)
New Five Cents
Dusty Miller (Franklin George Version)
Hell Among the Yearlings
Cherokee Shuffle (Three Parts in D)
Pig Ankle Rag
Tunes in A and A-Modal
The Route
Possum Up a 'Simmon Tree
Breaking Up Christmas (Taylor Kimble)
Greasy Coat
Jenny Get Around
Squirrel Hunters
Texas, or New Castle
Christmas Morning
Shady Grove (Henry Reed version)
Red Bird
Big Hoedown
Half Past Four
Elzick's Farewell
Rye Straw (Henry Reed Version)
Henry Reed's Favorite
Falls(s) of Richmond
Cider Mill (Taylor Kimble version)
Sandy Boys (Edden Hammons version)
George Booker
Fine Times at our House
Ways of the World (Bill Stepp version)
John R. Griffin's Tune
Sallie Gooden
And the Cat Came Back
West Virginia Gals
 Tunes in C
High Yellow
Rose Division
Katydid
Dunbar
Happy Jack
Grover Jones Waltz
Cherry River Rag
Tennessee Wagoner
Hell Up Cole Hollow
Rocky Road to Dublin (Not the Irish Tune)
Birdie (Henry Reed version)
L & N Rag
Ragged Bill
Tennessee Mountain Fox Chase
Stone's Rag
The Fiddler's Drunk & the Fun's All Over
Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame
Alphabetical List of Tunes and Online Playlist
 Ken Perlman Bibliography and Discography
 
Audio Sample 1
Audio Sample 2
Series:
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