American Banjo: Three-Finger and Scruggs Style (eBook)
97307EB

A massive collection of transcriptions representing the history of three-finger style five-string banjo playing up to the style's culmination with Earl Scruggs coming on the scene. This is a one-of-a-kind resource containing 49 transcriptions beginning with some of the style's earliest forms up through those that approach the fully developed Scruggs style. These solos, written in easy-to-read tablature, are also a great source of beginner to intermediate level arrangements that players will want to learn ...more

Product Number:
97307EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
74
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6097-4296-6
ISBN13:
978-16097-4296-6
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
2/24/2011

A massive collection of transcriptions representing the history of three-finger style five-string banjo playing up to the style's culmination with Earl Scruggs coming on the scene. This is a one-of-a-kind resource containing 49 transcriptions beginning with some of the style's earliest forms up through those that approach the fully developed Scruggs style. These solos, written in easy-to-read tablature, are also a great source of beginner to intermediate level arrangements that players will want to learn. Players will gain a deeper understanding of the structure as well as the significance of the Scruggs Style of banjo playing.

These note-for-note transcriptions serve as a companion to the CD recording of the same title featuring such players as Snuffy Jenkins, Larry Richardson, Joe Stuart, Smiley Hobbs, Junie Scruggs, Mike Seeger, Eric Weissburg, Pete Kuykendall, Veronica (Roni) Stoneman Cox, and more. These field recordings were made on location in the hills and hollers of the Appalachian region in the late 1950ΓÇÖs by Mike Seeter. Songs, forty-nine in all, includes favorites like Cripple Creek, Home, Sweet Home, John Henry, Liza Jane, Lonesome Road Blues, Sally Goodin, Turkey in the Straw,Wildwood Flower, and many more.

Massive collection of transcriptions representing the history of three-finger style five-string banjo playing
Great source of beginner to intermediate level arrangements players will want to learn
Written in easy-to-read tablature
Includes many banjo favorites performed by a variety of skilled players
Players will gain understanding of the structure and significance of Scruggs Style banjo playing.

Big Eared Mule      
Bucky Mule      
Bugle Call Rag      
Cackling Hen      
Careless Love      
Chicken Reel      
Cindy      
Cotton Eyed Joe      
Cripple Creek      
Cumberland Gap      
Dear Old Dixie      
Don't Let Your Deal Go Down      
Down the Road      
Ground Hog      
Hard Ain't it Hard      
Hey, Mr. Banjo      
Home, Sweet Home      
I Don't Love Nobody      
Irish Washerwoman      
Jenny Lynn      
Jesse James      
John Henry      
Kansas City Kitty      
Little Maggie      
Little Pal      
Lliza Jane      
Lonesome Road Blues      
Pig in a Pen      
Rosewood Casket      
Ruben's Train      
Sallly Goodin      
Sally Ann      
Shortening Bread      
Spanish Fandango      
Take Me Back to the Sweet Sunny South      
Train 45      
Turkey in the Straw      
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star      
Under the Double Eagle (backup only)      
Wildwood Flower      
 
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