Complete Bluegrass Banjo Method (Book + Online Audio)
One of the very best G tuning five-string bluegrass banjo methods available! The book teaches how to pick out tunes single-string style (one note at a time), how to play chord accompaniment, and how to play solos in the full three-finger, bluegrass style. Topics include note and tab reading, chord background styles, traditional bluegrass techniques, fills and endings, use of the capo, rolls, slides, hammers, pull-offs, choking, harmonics, and up-the-neck playing. In notation and tablature. The audio include ...more
Product Number:
93345M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
244
Binding:
Spiral
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8999-4
ISBN13:
978-07866-8999-6
Series:
Complete
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/15/2015
One of the very best G tuning five-string bluegrass banjo methods available! The book teaches how to pick out tunes single-string style (one note at a time), how to play chord accompaniment, and how to play solos in the full three-finger, bluegrass style. Topics include note and tab reading, chord background styles, traditional bluegrass techniques, fills and endings, use of the capo, rolls, slides, hammers, pull-offs, choking, harmonics, and up-the-neck playing. In notation and tablature. The audio includes acoustic bass, acoustic guitar, and a rhythm track as well as the 5-string banjo. All songs and most exercises are included in this teaching recording, performed at a tempo that the student should be able to maintain in short order. Includes access to online audio.
Part One
About Part One
The Author
Left-Hand Position
Right-Hand Position and Fingering
The Picks
The Quickest Way to Learn
Music-Reading Section
The Rudiments of Music
Other Musical Signs and Terms
Tuning the Banjo
Reading Tablature
Time Values of Notes and Rests
The Time Signature
Counting Time in Tablature
Counting Time
Playing Songs on the First, Second, and Fifth Strings
Bile 'Dem Cabbage Down
Merrily We Pick Along
Shoo Fly
Skip To My Lou
Playing a Song on the Second and Third Strings
French Song
Cripple Creek
Old MacDonald
I Wish I Was Single Again
Chord Background
The Chord Symbol
The Basic Chords
Down and Up Strumming
Pinching the Chords
The Bugle-Call Pinch
Melody and Pinch Chords Together
Good-Night Ladies
Bile 'Em Cabbage Down
Chromatics
Key Signatures
Yankee Doodle
Down in the Valley
Clementine
Counting Review
3-Finger Picking Section
Counting Bluegrass Style
The Basic Rolls
Forward Rolls
Backward Rolls
Thumb-Alternating Rolls
Combination Rolls
Rolls on the D and D7 Chords
Daily Practice Patterns
Right-Hand Patterns
County Line 
Frog Pond
Haystack
Fiesta
Backing  Up
Moving On
Big Dipper
The Basic Banjo Picking Effects
Fills and Endings
The Capo
Solo Section
Bile 'Dem Cabbage Down
Cripple Creek
Old Dan Tucker
I've Got Peace Like a River
Old TIme Religion
Hand Me Down My Walking Cane
Careless Love
When the Saints Go Marcking In
Lean on Jesus
This Train
Banks of the Ohio
The Yellow Rose of Texas
Pickin' On the Old Banjo
Li'L Liza Jane
The Lonesome Road
Mama Don't 'Low
She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain
Worried Man Blues
Red River Valley
The Banjo and Its Parts
Part Two
Chart of Banjo Tunings
Foreword
Chord Studies
Playing in the Higher Positions
She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain
Mixing the Major Chord Forms
The I, IV, and V Chords
Little Brown Jug - Pinch Style
The I, IV, V, I Progression
Other Movable Chord Forms
The Dominant Seventh Chord
The Diminished Seventh Chord
The Augmented Seventh Chord
Right-Hand Chord Background patterns
Blues & Boogie Back-Up Section
Blues Rock Back-Up
5-String Boogie
Melodic Thirds and Sixths
Melodic Thirds and Sixths Mixed
Blues-Rock Chorus
"Melodic" or "Chromatic" Picking
Advanced Solo Song Section
Chord Diagrams for Solo Section
Circled Tab Numbers
The Choke
Chimes
Blue Mountain Train
Chime Time
Georgia Gallop
Pickin' Around
Wabash Cannonball
Bury Me Beneath the Willow
Wildwood Flower
Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Arkansas Traveler
Wreck of the Old 97
Nine Pound Hammer
Carry Me Back to Old Virginia
Banjo Blues
Bluegrass Joe
Mama Don't Low
Stockade Blues
Salty Dog
Catfish Creek
Grandfather's Clock
Frankie and Johnny
Careless Love
Bill Bailey
Hard and It's Hard
Old Time Religion
Bully Of the Town
Bicentennial Breakdown
John Henry
Lonedonberry Air
Under the Double Eagle
Nuegrass
St. Anne's Reel
Black Eyed Susie
John Hardy
Buffalo Gals
Endings
 
Audio Sample 1
Series: Complete
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