Easy Banjo Solo Favorites Book

$16.99

Whether or not you live in West Virginia or West LA, the Easy Banjo Solo Favorites songbook contains a bulk of classic banjo favorites for the early banjoist or ongoing hobbyist. Standards like "Amazing Grace" and "Duelin' Banjos" make up this list of nearly 40 pop, rock and folk favorites all arranged for the banjo!

Songs: Amazing Grace, Bad Moon Rising, Ballad of Jed Clampett, Blackberry Blossom, Blowin' In The Wind, The Boxer, Cat's In The Cradle, City of New Orleans, Cold Hearted, Cripple Creek, Danny's Song, Don't Think Twice It's All Right, Down In The Willow Garden, Duelin' Banjos, Fire on the Mountain, Foggy Mountain Breakdown, Follow Me, Garden Song, Grandfather's Clock, Have You Ever Seen The Rain, I Can't Help But Wonder, I'll fly Away, Jamaica Farewell, The Last Thing On My MInd, Leaving On A Jet Plane, Lookin' Out My Back Door, The Marvelous Toy, Mountain Dew, My Ramblin' Boy, Puff The Magic Dragon, Scarborough Fair/Canticle, Shady Grove, Take Me Home Country Roads, Teach Your Children, This Land Is Your Land, Wildwood Flower, and Will The Circle Be Unbroken.

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The Complete 5-String Banjo Player Book

$34.95

Written by Tony Trischka, one of the leading authorities in banjo education, The Complete 5-String Bluegrass Banjo Player is one of the clearest and complete instruction books on bluegrass banjo for all levels of players from beginning to advanced. From holding the banjo and reading tablature to melodic banjo style and standard bluegrass repertoire, this book is one of the best guides to learning authentic bluegrass technique.

Written by Tony Trischka

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Absolute Beginners Banjo

$12.95

Written by Bill Evans, The Complete Guide to Playing the Banjo uses clear pictures and illustrations for every step! Includes a pull-out chart showing chords and parts of the banjo. The 44-track CD includes all exercises plus demo and accompaniment tracks for all songs.

Page Count 40 and it Includes a CD!

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Bob Dylan for Clawhammer Banjo Book

$14.99

14 Dylan classics arranged specifically for clawhammer-style 5-string banjo, including: All Along the Watchtower • Blowin' in the Wind • Don't Think Twice, It's All Right • Hurricane • It Ain't Me Babe • Knockin' on Heaven's Door • Lay Lady Lay • Like a Rolling Stone • Mr. Tambourine Man • Positively 4th Street • Shelter from the Storm • Tangled up in Blue • The Times They Are A-Changin' • You Ain't Goin' Nowhere.
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Jimi Hendrix Experience- Smash Hits for 5 String Banjo Book

$12.99

Take your banjo places it's only dreamed of with this amazing collection of 12 Hendrix gems arranged specifically for 5 string banjo tab.

Includes: Purple Haze, Fire, The Wind Cries Mary, Can You See Me?, Hey Joe, All Along the Watchtower, Stone Free, Crosstown Traffic, Manic Depression, Remember, Red House,  Foxey Lady

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5-String Banjo Fingering Chart

$5.99

This book comes with notation guide advice on reading tablature. Shows useful 5 string chord shapes for G tuning and a full banjo diagram showing the parts of a banjo. A 5-String fingering chart is included. 

By David Harrison

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Classical Themes For Banjo Book

$9.99

The Classical Themes for Banjo Book is a new and breaks out of the bluegrass mode.  It expands your horizons with this collection of 20 famous classical melodies arranged for three-finger style 5-string banjo. Each piece is written in banjo tab and includes rhythm notation, chord symbols and right hand fingerings. Works include: Air on the G String (Bach) • Ave Maria (Schubert) • Ave Maria (Gounod) • Canon in D (Pachelbel) • Für Elise (Beethoven) • In the Hall of the Mountain King (Grieg) • Ode to Joy (Beethoven) • Pomp and Circumstance (Elgar) • Spring (Vivaldi) • Theme from Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky) • and more!

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Clawhammer Cookbook: Tools, Techniques & Recipes for Playing Clawhammer Banjo (Book and CD)

$19.99

There are two ways to approach writing a cookbook – and this goes for cooking food and cooking up some great music. One way is to give you a bunch of recipes and tell you, “Here's how to make this dish, or here's how to play this tune.” Another way is to teach you how to cook. In other words, by providing you with techniques for mixing flavors, the knowledge of when, where, and how to apply heat, and ideas on how to add your own touches, you can make the dish – or the tune – your own. This book takes the second path. The goal of this book isn't to tell you how to play tunes or how to play like anyone else. It's to teach you ways to approach, arrange, and personalize any tune – to develop your own unique style. To that end, we'll take in a healthy serving of old-time music and also expand the clawhammer palate to taste a few other musical styles. The CD contains demos of all the songs and examples to aid in the learning process.
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The Complete Bluegrass Banjo Method Book

$19.99

With this comprehensive method, you get 25 songs in standard notation and tab, 77 recorded examples, and detailed info from banjo master Fred Sokolow on a host of other topics, including: the selection, care and feeding of your banjo; tuning; reading tablature; chords; three-finger rolls; backup licks; playing in any key; picking melody; special effects; different tunings; music theory; and many more. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
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Banjo Aerobics Book

$19.99

A 50-Week Workout Program for Developing, Improving and Maintaining Banjo Technique (Book/CD)

Take your banjo playing to the next level with this fantastic daily resource, providing a year's worth of practice material with a two-week vacation. Banjo Aerobics is for players of all levels from beginner to advanced who will benefit from the lessons provided. The accompanying CD features demo tracks for all the examples in the book to reinforce how the banjo should sound. Teaches essential banjo techniques using lots of musical styles, to increase speed and accuracy, and improve dexterity and coordination.

Musical Styles covered: Bluegrass, Old-time, Folk, Pop, Rock, Jazz

Techniques covered: Scruggs Style, Clawhammer, Strumming, Single-String Picking, Bluegrass Rolls, Folk Picking Patterns, Damping, Hammer-Ons & Pull-Offs, Trills & Turns, Tremolo, much more

Benefits: Increased Speed, Improved Dexterity, Better Accuracy, Heightened Coordination, Increased Melodic & Harmonic Vocabulary, Expanded Knowledge of the Fingerboard

 

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Bach for Banjo: 20 Pieces Arranged for 5-String Banjo Book

$9.99

The banjo shares many of the same sonic qualities as a harpsichord, so although it's so closely associated with more homespun genres, the instrument actually lends itself very well to classical music! The pieces in Bach for Banjo are in tablature only with chord symbols, arranged at the beginning to intermediate level for five-string banjo players. As in classical guitar arrangements, the melody and harmony are combined. Most pieces are on facing pages with no page turns required, and beginners can pick through the selections at a slow pace. The book features just the best-known parts of 20 beloved Bach pieces: Air on the G String , Arioso, Minuet in G, Sheep May Safely Graze, Sleepers Awake, and more.

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First Lessons Clawhammer

$9.99

Written by Dan Levenson, an experienced teacher and performer, this book is ideal for all who are interested in learning to play banjo in the clawhammer style. The book explains the basics of reading tablature, right hand technique, and other elements unique to this style of playing.

*Book does not come with CD*

This 40-page book includes favorites as Little Brown Jug, Cripple Creek, Old Joe Clark, Shady Grove, Mountain Dew, and others.

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First Lessons Tenor

$14.99

First Lessons Tenor Banjo – The great sound of tenor banjo is a cornerstone of Dixieland and traditional jazz. Using classic favorites, Joe Carr teaches the basics of accompaniment, basic melody and the popular chord melody style. Chords and melody are combined to produce professional sounding solo arrangements. This book includes online audio and video. Has play-along practice tracks that speed up the learning process. Page Count 32

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Tenor Banjo Chord Chart

$4.99

Chart for tenor banjo which uses C,G,D,A tuning. This chart shows essential chords and secondary minor chord relationships in all 12 keys for the tenor banjo in C-G-D-A tuning. The chords shown for each root note are major, seventh, minor, diminished, and augmented, with relative minor I, IV, and V7. This chart is also applicable to the tenor mandola, which uses the same tuning. Unfolds to 17.5″ by 11.75″. 
Page Count 4
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Dueling Banjos Book

$3.99

Includes both the guitar and banjo tab to the hit song from the movie "Deliverance″ called Dueling Banjos.

Song is written in both musical notation and tablature.

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Deering 5-String Learning Package

$24.95

Our new tailored instruction packages will help you play better and set up your Deering banjo perfectly! Pick the skill level that fits you best.  Each package includes a highly recommended 5- string banjo book and our Greg Deering Maintenance DVD. 

Package comes with:

  • Book tailored to your skill level, Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced
  • Greg Deering Maintinence Workshop DVD- Ever wonder how to properly set a banjo up for the best sound and playability? Greg Deering personally teaches all about banjo adjustments and set up. He takes the banjo completely apart and puts the banjo back together again before your very eyes in this enlightening DVD. It's a must for every player!

The Deering Learning Package comes in 3 styles: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advancing Playing 

Beginner Player Package Includes

  • Easy Banjo Solos Book-  This book is filled with well loved classic tunes for not only beginners but seasoned hobbyists.  Standards like "Amazing Grace" and "Duelin' Banjos" head up this list of nearly 40 pop, rock and folk favorites all arranged for the banjo!
  • Songs: Amazing Grace, Bad Moon Rising, Ballad of Jed Clampett, Blackberry Blossom, Blowin' In The Wind, The Boxer, Cat's In The Cradle, City of New Orleans, Cold Hearted, Cripple Creek, Danny's Song, Don't Think Twice It's All Right, Down In The Willow Garden, Duelin' Banjos, Fire on the Mountain, Foggy Mountain Breakdown, Follow Me, Garden Song, Grandfather's Clock, Have You Ever Seen The Rain, I Can't Help But Wonder, I'll fly Away, Jamaica Farewell, The Last Thing On My MInd, Leaving On A Jet Plane, Lookin' Out My Back Door, The Marvelous Toy, Mountain Dew, My Ramblin' Boy, Puff The Magic Dragon, Scarborough Fair/Canticle, Shady Grove, Take Me Home Country Roads, Teach Your Children, This Land Is Your Land, Wildwood Flower, and Will The Circle Be Unbroken. A $16.99 Value.

Intermediate Player Package Includes

  • The Complete 5-String Banjo Player Book-Tony Trischka is a world-renowned banjo player and teacher.  The Complete 5-String Bluegrass Banjo Player is a clear  and complete instruction book on bluegrass banjo for all levels of players from beginning to advanced. From holding the banjo and reading tablature to melodic banjo style and standard bluegrass repertoire, this book is one of the best guides to learning authentic bluegrass technique. A $39.95 Value.
  • Written by Tony Trischka 

Advanced Player Package Incudes

  • Bach for Banjo- The banjo shares many of the same sonic qualities as a harpsichord, so although it's so closely associated with more homespun genres, the instrument actually lends itself very well to classical music! The pieces in Bach for Banjo are in tablature only with chord symbols, arranged at the beginning to intermediate level for five-string banjo players. As in classical guitar arrangements, the melody and harmony are combined. Most pieces are on facing pages with no page turns required, and beginners can pick through the selections at a slow pace. The book features just the best-known parts of 20 beloved Bach pieces: Air on the G String , Arioso, Minuet in G, Sheep May Safely Graze, Sleepers Awake, and more. A $9.99 Value

 

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    Ukulele Method Book 1- Plus Chord Finder

    $15.99

    The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play ukulele. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by acclaimed performer and uke master Lil' Rev includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play. The book also includes a handy chord reference guide to more than 1,000 ukulele chords! The accompanying CD contains 46 tracks of songs for demonstration and play-along. Lessons include: types of ukuleles; tuning; music reading; melody playing; chords; strumming; scales; tremolo; notation and tab; uke history; and more!
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    Easy Songs for Ukulele

    $14.99

    Play along with your favorite tunes from the Beatles, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Woody Guthrie, Simon & Garfunkel, and more! The songs are presented in the order of difficulty, beginning with simple rhythms and melodies and ending with chords and notes up the neck. You can also strum and sing along using the provided lyrics and ukulele chord diagrams. Songs include: I Walk the Line * Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da * Tom Dooley * We Shall Overcome * Your Cheatin' Heart * and more.
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    Ten Tunes For Fingerstyle Ukulele and Banjolele

    $16.98

    Filled with wonderful historical notes and ten classic ukulele tunes in both C6 (g, c, e, a; low 4th string) and D6 (a, d, f,#, b; low 4th string) tuning, this new book/CD set by Kevin Birkbeck is for those who want to challenge their banjo ukulele skills.

    Songs include: Be Thou My Vision, Romance, Austrian Hymm, Theme for Abdelazer, Nearer My God to Thee, On the Sound, Greensleeves, Finlandia, The Way Home, and Happy Tune.

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    The Sparrow & the Hawk - 8 Songs For 5-String Banjo

    $28.95

    This 48 page book presents the official banjo transcription for 8 of Mean Mary's most popular songs. These are all original songs transcribed accurately by Mean Mary and her brother Frank James. In addition to the banjo tablature, the book includes tips for each song, guitar chords, lyrics, and guitar tablature for three featured guitar/banjo duets.

    A sixty minute DVD showing both live performance versions of each song and slow instructional versions is also included. Songs: Good Time Gal * I've Been Down * The Sparrow and the Hawk * Sugar Creek Mountain * Memphis Moon * Dance of the Thistledown * Joy * Sparrow Alone.

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