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50 Tunes for Guitar
50 Tunes for Guitar
The 50 Tunes series is a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books on guitar, banjo, mandolin and bass, but carefully designed for the guitar. The melodies in this book range from simple to advanced. Designed for "flatpicking" on the acoustic guitar. Flatpicking is a style of guitar playing, prevalent in Celtic and Bluegrass music which features fast soloing with a single, flat pick. Companion CDs included. Book written in tablature only.
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50 Tunes for Mandolin
50 Tunes for Mandolin
The 50 Tunes series is a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books on guitar, banjo, fiddle and bass, but carefully designed for the mandolin. The melodies in this book range from simple to advanced. Companion CDs included. Book written in tablature and standard notation.
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American Banjo
American Banjo
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.
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Bach For Banjo
Bach For Banjo
Bach for the Banjo is a collection of some of Bach's best-known pieces transcribed for the five-string banjo. Several pieces appear in tablature for banjo with a second part for guitar: Inventions 1, 8, 13, and 14; March; Minuet in G; Polonaise in G minor; Minuet in G minor; and Musette.
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Back Up Banjo
Back Up Banjo
Book and CD package. 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. The various back-up techniques are separated into categories.
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Banjo For Beginners
Banjo For Beginners
This book teaches everything you need to know to get started playing the banjo. Beginning with tablature reading and basic technique, you'll be guided all the way to reading music and playing great bluegrass classics like Bile That Cabbage Down, Old Joe Clark and Cluck Old Hen.
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Banjo Handbook
Banjo Handbook
Designed to give a quick explanation of the proper or most common method for playing the banjo in various situations. Sections include Banjo Set Up, Playing Basics, Chords, 3-Finger Picking, Up the Neck, The Melodic Style, Back-Up, Song Endings, and Playing in Any Key.
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Banjo Jamming and Play Along DVD
Banjo Jamming and Play Along DVD
Learn the chords to each song, then play along with him on seven important standards at three different speeds. He first explains the chords to each song, then when the songs begin, he plays a solo and then plays backup for you while you take your turn. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Banjo Scales in Tab
Banjo Scales in Tab
This book covers all of the major scales in depth as applied to the 5-string banjo, answering potential questions concerning the use of major scales for any level of player, beginning through advanced. Tablature only.
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Banjo Song Book
Banjo Song Book
A thorough survey of the three-finger picking classics of the early 1900s, transitional styles of the 1930s and the Scruggs style of the 1940s and beyond. There are instructional sections on Scruggs, Reno, and melodic picking plus more than 75 tunes in tablature
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Banjo Song Book
Banjo Song Book
Banjo Songs Book with 2 CDs by Geoff Hohwald is the followup book to Banjo Primer. This book includes 96 exciting breaks to 30 popular bluegrass songs the way the pros play them. This easy to follow book of tablature with 2 CDs will help the beginner to intermediate quickly learn to play with power and accent and improve timing. It includes several breaks to each song with lots of up the neck licks. All songs are played slow and fast on the 2 CDs.
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Banjo Songs For Beginners
Banjo Songs For Beginners
Banjo Songs for Beginners Book(PDF on CD)/DVD/CD set includes fourteen must know banjo classics demonstrated in split screen video at three speeds. The book has easy to read tablature with accent marks for melody notes and both right and left hand fingerings indications. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Banjo Tablature Book
Banjo Tablature Book
A handy book containing tear-out sheets. Each page is filled with tablature staves for writing banjo music. The bottom of each page contains five-string blank chord grids. 8.75 x 11.75.
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Beginning Bluegrass Banjo Volume 1
Beginning Bluegrass Banjo Volume 1
Includes: introducing the 5-string banjo to the complete beginner, identification of all the parts, how to tune, basic chord formations, how to read banjo tablature, wearing your picks, 5 roll patterns, and he teaches you to play 4 tunes in complete detail. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com !
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Beginning Bluegrass Banjo Volume 2
Beginning Bluegrass Banjo Volume 2
This Program takes up where 'Beginning Bluegrass Banjo Vol One' leaves off. Includes: study of tunes in the Scruggs, melodic, & single-string styles. Also explains use of the capo & How to play tunes in the G, D, & C positions. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Blazing Bluegrass Banjo Vol 2  Stylistic Variety
Blazing Bluegrass Banjo Vol 2 Stylistic Variety
Learn how to play tunes in different keys, positions, and timings. Margarita Breakdown-Scruggs Style breakdown using Keith/Scruggs tuners. Danny's Dance In-6/8 time, this Irish Jig will broaden your banjo horizons. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Blazing Bluegrass Banjo Volume 1 Jamming Skills
Blazing Bluegrass Banjo Volume 1 Jamming Skills
In this video, Greg covers the things you'll need to know when you start getting together with other people for informal picking or to start a band. These are topics that have been consistently requested by his students over the many years he's been teaching.
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Buzzard Banjo - Clawhammer Style
Buzzard Banjo - Clawhammer Style
Provides the intermediate clawhammer (5-string) banjo player with a fresh repertoire of 21 traditional and 5 original tunes as played by the author with the Boiled Buzzards Old Time String Band. The book briefly addresses clawhammer basics with a few pages of exercises and scales before presenting the tunes.
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Celtic & New England Fiddle Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo
Celtic & New England Fiddle Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo
A compilation of favorite solos on Irish, Scottish and New England fiddle tunes arranged for banjo by one of America's foremost clawhammer banjoists, Ken Perlman. In notation and tablature.
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Christmas Music For Banjo Made Easy
Christmas Music For Banjo Made Easy
Easy to play five-string banjo arrangements of twelve Christmas favorites by banjo master Ross Nickerson. Each song is arranged and performed using proper three-finger bluegrass technique. The arrangements are carefully designed to bring out the melody, but easy enough for a beginner or intermediate player to learn quickly.
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Christmas Songs for 5-String Banjo
Christmas Songs for 5-String Banjo
Well-known composer, performer, bluegrass and five-string banjo specialist Janet Davis has arranged this fantastic book of Christmas songs for five-string banjo. Selections include material for various levels of ability and offer wide cross- section of songs for the holiday season. In tablature.
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Clawhammer Banjo
Clawhammer Banjo
Examines the clawhammer style banjo. Tunes are transcribed in tablature and based on the playing of Wade Ward, Fred Cockerham, Henry Reed, Frank George and others. Including tunings and all basic right and left techniques. Complete with an instructional CD.
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Complete Banjo Book
Complete Banjo Book
This comprehensive book contains 139 solos for the 5-string banjo. The perfect resource to expand your repertoire of solo pieces. Not a method book, but rather a superb collection of intermediate to advanced solos. Standard notation and tablature.
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Complete Bluegrass Banjo Method
Complete Bluegrass Banjo Method
One of the very best five-string bluegrass banjo methods available. Includes note reading, tablature, chord background styles, three finger picking, rolls, licks, runs, fills, and endings, use of the capo, easy solos, and advanced up-the-neck solos in three-finger style! CD is a stereo play-along recording.
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Complete Bluegrass Banjo Method
Complete Bluegrass Banjo Method
One of the very best G tuning five-string bluegrass banjo methods available! The book teaches how to pick out tunes single-string style (one note at a time), how to play chord accompaniment, and how to play solos in the full three-finger, bluegrass style. Topics include note and tab reading, chord background styles, traditional bluegrass techniques, fills and endings, use of the capo, rolls, slides, hammers, pull-offs, choking, harmonics, and up-the-neck playing. In notation and tablature. The audio includes acoustic bass, acoustic guitar, and a rhythm track as well as the 5-string banjo. All songs and most exercises are included in this teaching recording, performed at a tempo that the student should be able to maintain in short order. Includes access to online audio.

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Complete Book of Irish & Celtic 5-String Banjo
Complete Book of Irish & Celtic 5-String Banjo
An important anthology of Irish and Celtic solos for the 5-string banjo featuring a history, techniques, and etiquette of playing the banjo in the Celtic tradition. Includes segments on tuning, pick preferences, and tablature reading followed by 101 jigs, slides, polkas, slip jigs, reels, hornpipes, strathspeys, etc.
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Deluxe Gospel Banjo Songbook
Deluxe Gospel Banjo Songbook
Thirty-three gospel favorites written in tablature for G-tuning banjo. Each song has a melody tab and an accompaniment tab.
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Dobro Christmas Songbook
Dobro Christmas Songbook
Featuring 28 well-known Christmas songs arranged for squareneck resonator guitar with chord symbols for an accompaniment instrument. Book contains chord diagrams for accompaniment guitar as well as common strum patterns to use for rhythm backup. All songs are arranged in standard notation and tablature for Dobro®.
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Earl Scruggs and the Five String Banjo
Earl Scruggs and the Five String Banjo
The best-selling banjo method in the world! Earl Scruggs's legendary method has helped thousands of banjo players get their start. The Revised and Enhanced Edition features more songs, updated lessons, and many other improvements.
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Easiest Banjo Book
Easiest Banjo Book
A lively collection of songs for strumming and easy solos for 5-string banjo. Solos are in tablature with both melody and solo parts and feature three-finger picking technique. Slide, hammer, and pull-off techniques are taught. A basic chart of banjo chords is also included.
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Easy Beginner Banjo Chords
Easy Beginner Banjo Chords
Teach yourself banjo chords plus an introduction to tablature.
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Easy Fiddle Solos
Easy Fiddle Solos
This book of original pieces is intended to give the beginning fiddler an immediate grasp of the fundamentals of fiddling in an instructive yet enjoyable way. Melodies are shown with chord symbols for guitar, banjo, or piano accompaniment. A companion CD is included-all at a great price!
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Famous Banjo Pickin Tunes
Famous Banjo Pickin Tunes
This 51/2'x 8' QWIKGUIDE book/CD set presents 30 favorite folk tunes in tablature for the Scruggs- or melodic-style 5-string banjo in G tuning with suggested accompaniment chords.
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First Lessons Banjo
First Lessons Banjo
First Lessons on Banjo is an ultra-easy instruction manual for beginning five-string banjo played in the three finger style in G tuning. It can be used by those with no previous experience with the banjo or music of any sort. It is so basic it can be used even by small children.
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Frailing the 5 String Banjo
Frailing the 5 String Banjo
This highly acclaimed text presents a systematic method for playing the unique 'frailing' banjo style. 'Old-time mountain banjo' is taught with clarity and expertise. The compact disc is in split-track format, allowing the student to play along with the old-time string band or the frailing banjo parts.
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Getting Into Country Guitar
Getting Into Country Guitar
In this comprehensive study, Joe Carr presents all the major country guitar styles in tablature and standard music notation. Beginning with basic chords and strum patterns, this book/CD combination covers flatpicking, fingerpicking and the major country lead styles including Rockabilly, Swing and modern electric.
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Hal Leonard Banjo Method Book 1
Hal Leonard Banjo Method Book 1
This innovative method teaches 5-string, bluegrass style. Carefully-paced and interest-keeping approach to the bluegrass style. Covers easy chord strums for the beginner; learning tablature; right-hand rolls characteristic of bluegrass; techniques such as hammer-on, slide and pull-off.
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How To Play 5 String Banjo
How To Play 5 String Banjo
A classic by Pete Seeger, this book is a basic manual for banjo players at any level. Covers all the fundamentals of strumming, hammering-on, and pulling-off. Includes folk and traditional songs all with melody line, lyrics, and banjo accompaniment, and solos in standard notation and tablature.
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How To Play The Banjo
How To Play The Banjo
[The easy to follow lessons taught here will help you learn your way around the banjo quickly. Beginners of all ages can use this tablature book and note reading is not required. Songs include: Hand Me Down My Walking Cane, Cripple Creek, Careless Love, Amazing Grace and many more.
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Key to Five-String Banjo
Key to Five-String Banjo
This insightful book is about sound perception and execution on the banjo. Its purpose is to shed light on simple aural connections unique to this instrument, including closed-position as well as open-string fingerings found throughout the entire fretboard. In notation and tablature
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