Companion to Bluegrass Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus (Book/CD Set)
A Friendly Workbook
This friendly workbook is a companion and continuation of Bluegrass Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus! but is NOT a stand-alone book; make sure you have your copy of the original Ignoramus!

This book was created with one simple goal in mind: to help you sharpen your skills by creating umpteen ways of playing the songs in Bluegrass Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus. The method is as simple as pie. First, you’ll copy the melody onto the no-frills blan ...more
Product Number:
NGB1041
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
96
Binding:
Spiral
Size:
9 x 12
ISBN:
1-8832-0685-5
ISBN13:
978-18832-0685-7
Series:
Ignoramus
Publisher:
Native Ground Music, Inc.
Date Published:
10/16/2020
This friendly workbook is a companion and continuation of Bluegrass Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus! but is NOT a stand-alone book; make sure you have your copy of the original Ignoramus!

This book was created with one simple goal in mind: to help you sharpen your skills by creating umpteen ways of playing the songs in Bluegrass Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus. The method is as simple as pie. First, you’ll copy the melody onto the no-frills blank tabs provided in this workbook. By using our menu of rolls, you’ll add as few as one, or as many as ten banjo rolls to the melody. The more you’ll work at it, the better you’ll become at creating your own unique arrangements of your favorite bluegrass songs.

What you’ll find in this book:
Fill-in-the-blank. tabs for 32 songs
44 play-along audio tracks (CD and online audio included)
10 bonus songs and 3 bonus rolls
How to play with other people
How to play by ear
Using a capo to change keys
How to create your own arrangements
Where the chords go
Quick reference charts

 


Why a Workbook?
How This Workbook Works
Handy Hints
How to Read the Tabs
Timing of the Tabs
Quick Review - Short Rolls
Thumb Roll
Thumb-Pinch Roll
Two-Finger Roll
Pegleg Sailor Roll
Middle Lead Roll
Alternating Thumb Roll
Quick Review - Long Rolls
Foggy Mountain Breakdown Roll
Double Lick Roll
Reverse Roll
Forward Roll
Menu of Rolls
Fill in the Blank Tabs
Bile ‘Em Cabbage Down
Down the Road
Groundhog
Lynchburg Town
Poor Ellen Smith
Palms of Victory
Nine Pound Hammer
Columbus Stockade Blues
When I Lay My Burden Down
Blue Ridge Mountain Blues
Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms
Wabash Cannonball
Red River Valley
Little Maggie
Long Journey Home
My Home’s Across the Blue Ridge Mtns
Pass Me Not
Pretty Polly
Put My Little Shoes Away
Shall We Gather at the River
When the Saints Go Marching In
Man of Constant Sorrow
Black-Eyed Susie
Do Lord
East Virginia Blues
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
How to Create Your Own Tabs
Careless Love 
Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss
Old Time Religion
Pig in a Pen
She’ll Be Comin’ ‘Round the Mountain
This Little Light of Mine
Important Tidbits
Practicing Rolls With a G Scale
Short Rolls Practice
Long Rolls Practice
Playing with Other People
Banjo Chords
Quick Reference Charts
Quick Reference - Short Rolls
Quick Reference - Long Rolls
Blank Tabs
Song Index & Track Finder 
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