Back-Up Banjo (Book + Online Audio/Video)
With its wealth of information on how technique can be tastefully applied, Back-Up Banjo is the definitive book on the subject of banjo accompaniment. Since a banjo player in a band plays accompaniment at least 75% of the time, it is extremely important to master playing in this style. Janet Davis offers specific suggestions for accompanying a vocalist or instrumentalist in a variety of styles-- and then provides musical examples illustrating her points. Janet breaks her concepts down into their basi ...more
Product Number:
93771M
Format:
Book + Online Audio/Video
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
240
Binding:
Spiral
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8975-7
ISBN13:
978-07866-8975-0
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/17/2015
With its wealth of information on how technique can be tastefully applied, Back-Up Banjo is the definitive book on the subject of banjo accompaniment. Since a banjo player in a band plays accompaniment at least 75% of the time, it is extremely important to master playing in this style. Janet Davis offers specific suggestions for accompanying a vocalist or instrumentalist in a variety of styles-- and then provides musical examples illustrating her points. Janet breaks her concepts down into their basic components, making them crystal clear in lay terms. The various back-up techniques are separated into categories determined by song tempo, by lead instrument being accompanied, and by the area of the fingerboard in which the chords are being played. In notation and tablature.

Includes access to online video and an extended play online audio recording which demonstrates the examples in the book.
Back-Up Banjo

All The Good Times Are Past Lead      
Banks of the Ohio Key of C      
Battle Hymn of the Republic Key of C      
Blackberry Blossom Key of G      
Bury Me Beneath the Willow Key of G      
Cotton Patch Rag Key of C      
Cripple Creek      
Cumberland Gap      
Down In The Valley      
East Virginia Blues      
East Virginia Lead      
Gray Eagle Key of G      
Jesse James Key of G      
John Hardy      
John Henry Key of D      
Little Maggie Key of G      
Little Maggie Key of G      
Long Journey Home Lead      
May I Sleep in Your Barn Tonight, Mister? Key of Bb      
New River Train Lead      
Red River Valley Key of G      
Reuben D Tuning-Key of D      
Rhythmic Embellishment      
Sally Goodin' Key of G      
Salt River      
She'll Be Comin' Around the Mountain Key of D      
Soldier's Joy C Tuning      
Stone's Rag Key of D      
Tom Dooley      
Wabash Cannonball      
When the Saints Go Marching In Key of F      
Wreck of the Old 97 Lead      
 
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