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You can Teach Yourself Banjo

YCTY-BanjoThis is the ideal beginner’s book, presenting the basics of playing the 5-string banjo is a way that is both fun and produces quick results. Janet Davis takes you on an extensive tour of this instrument’s fundamental techniques as well as some intermediate possibilities including rolls, chords, bluegrass banjo techniques, playing up the neck, licks, endings, and other basic information needed to play bluegrass and melodic-style banjo. This book teaches the Earl Scruggs (thumb, index and middle finger) and bluegrass style of banjo. In this banjo style, a plastic thumb pick and 2 metal finger pick are almost required. TAB is used throughout the book and no music notation is required. Thorough performance notes are provided from beginning to end revealing the secrets of this versatile traditional instrument. Approximately 35 popular bluegrass songs are taught here, plenty to get you started. The companion CD and DVD (The DVD teaches through Lesson 22.) is included. By: Janet Davis
PRICE: $24.99 Includes Book, CD and DVD