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101 Essential Country Chord Progressions
101 Essential Country Chord Progressions
A concise discussion of song form is provided to help beginners understand the structure of country songs. Overall, a great learning and reference tool for beginners and pros alike. All creative musicians and writers who study, perform, or compose country music will benefit from this book.
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101 Essential Rock 'n' Roll Chord Progressions
101 Essential Rock 'n' Roll Chord Progressions
This innovative book teaches the chord progressions and rhythms heard on hundreds of legendary rock recordings. This is a great learning/reference sourcebook for beginners and pros alike. All creative musicians and writers who study, perform, or compose rock music will benefit from this book.
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20 Swing Tunes That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know
20 Swing Tunes That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know
This series of CDs teaches essential swing guitar repertoire to bluegrass flatpickers. Steve's unique method features three levels: a beginner's version in which he teaches the basic melody; an intermediate arrangement that will give players a solid musical grounding; and finally, a full-blown solo that will challenge any aspiring swing guitarist. Backup tracks make for productive and exciting practice sessions.
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A Banjo Player's Guide to Jamming
A Banjo Player's Guide to Jamming
This book will show you what you need to know to sit in on a hot jam session. Geared toward beginner and intermediate players, it covers playing chords, including which ones to play and when to play them. You'll also discover how jam sessions work and how to act in a session, along with advice on practicing at home.
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A Bass Player's Guide To Jamming
A Bass Player's Guide To Jamming
This book presents everything a beginning or intermediate bass player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe the anatomy of a jam session, jam session etiquette and chords and keys for jamming. A play-along CD is included with 9 typical bluegrass jam tunes. The tunes are played twice: once with the tune played on the left channel and a verbal description on the right channel and once in stereo. Joining a jam session can be intimidating.
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A Fiddle Player's Guide To Jamming
A Fiddle Player's Guide To Jamming
This book presents everything a beginning or intermediate fiddler player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe the anatomy of a jam session, jam session etiquette, chords and keys for jamming, and vamping. A play-along CD is included with 9 typical bluegrass jam tunes.
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A Mandolin Player's Guide to Jamming
A Mandolin Player's Guide to Jamming
Joining a jam session can be intimidating. Presented here is everything a beginning or intermediate mandolin player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe how jam sessions work, and jam session etiquette. The book also describes the typical chords and keys for jamming, and describes right hand usage
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Band In A Book: Bluegrass Instrumentals
Band In A Book: Bluegrass Instrumentals
The idea here is to help coordinate the pickers so you all have solos to play and they can be played in the same key. What a concept - a "Band in the Book". Within these pages you will find solos for the entire band: lead guitar, rhythm guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and bass. If you are just starting out and you are having difficulty-finding solos for your level - look no more. These solos are written for the beginner level student assuming you can already play a few simple solos or lead breaks. This series will help you to learn solos on multiple instruments, help organize ensemble play, help develop a steady sense of timing and give you hours of enjoyment as well.

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Band In A Book: Bluegrass Vocals for Bluegrass Ensemble
Band In A Book: Bluegrass Vocals for Bluegrass Ensemble
The idea here is to help coordinate the pickers so you all have solos to play and they can be played in the same key. What a concept - a "Band in the Book". Within these pages you will find solos for the entire band: lead guitar, rhythm guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and bass. If you are just starting out and you are having difficulty-finding solos for your level - look no more. These solos are written for the beginner level student assuming you can already play a few simple solos or lead breaks. This series will help you to learn solos on multiple instruments, help organize ensemble play, help develop a steady sense of timing and give you hours of enjoyment as well.

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Band In A Book: Gospel Vocal Tunes for Bluegrass Ensemble
Band In A Book: Gospel Vocal Tunes for Bluegrass Ensemble
What a concept - a "Band in the Book". Within these pages you will find solos for the entire band: lead guitar, rhythm guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and bass. The mandolin and fiddle share the same tunings so their solos are just written once for both. If you are just starting out and you are having difficulty-finding solos for your level - look no more. These solos are written for the beginner level student assuming you can already play a few simple solos or lead breaks.

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Banjo Jam Tracks
Banjo Jam Tracks
The Banjo Primer Jam CDs play rhythm to all of the songs in the Banjo Primer at 5 different speeds. This companion product to the Banjo Primer is the perfect way to increase your playing speed, improve your timing and make that critical leap between practice and actually jamming with friends.
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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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Bluegrass Country Guitar Jamming
Bluegrass Country Guitar Jamming
New! Sit in and jam with a top notch bluegrass band. The definitive fun, practice and playing tool for all guitarists. Includes a full-length DVD, and two bonus CDs. The CDs include 13 songs, each recorded twice - once with a guitar solo, and once without (so that you can solo yourself over the backing tracks.) Notes on each song - including the key, to help center your improvisation - are included in the booklet.
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Bluegrass Jam Session
Bluegrass Jam Session
Get in shape and ready for the next jam session or bluegrass festival with this new practice tape. Joe Carr and Alan Munde, along with the band, perform 15 songs for you to practice with and they explain each instrument's role in each song as well as provide tabulature for selected solos and backup parts as played on the banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, and bass.
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Bluegrass Jam Session
Bluegrass Jam Session
Get in shape and ready for the next jam session or bluegrass festival with this new practice tape. Joe Carr and Alan Munde, along with the band, perform 15 songs for you to practice with and they explain each instrument's role in each song as well as provide tabulature for selected solos and backup parts as played on the banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, and bass.
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Bluegrass Jamming DVD
Bluegrass Jamming DVD
Pete Wernick has the perfect solution for novice bluegrass players who want to start jamming, or for any picker wanting to build experience and confidence. He has created a video jam session so that players of any level can play along with some experienced musicians and get ready for the real thing.
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Bluegrass Practice Session
Bluegrass Practice Session
Here are solid back-ups to ten popular bluegrass instrumentals, recorded to provide practice for the lead fiddler, banjo picker, mandolinist or guitarist. Bill Keith, Happy Traum, Larry Campbell and Molly Mason play each tune several times through in both slowed-down and up-to-tempo versions.
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Bluegrass Slow Jam for the Total Beginner
Bluegrass Slow Jam for the Total Beginner
An Ultra-Easy, No-Fail Play-Along Session. Any level, any instrument. Seventeen classic songs are played at a slow, easy tempo. Only four basic chords (G, C, D and A) are needed to be able to play along with the band. Includes important tips, advice and encouragement.
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Blues Dobro
Blues Dobro
Blues Dobro gives you proven jamming techniques for lap-style Resophonic guitar in Blues, Bluegrass, Rock and Roll, Country, and Jazz. Companion CD allows you to hear how exercises should sound.
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Country and Bluegrass Jam Tracks
Country and Bluegrass Jam Tracks
This high quality audio CD contains 23 dynamic jam tracks of country and bluegrass music. The extended jams (3 to 4 minutes each) are in a wide variety of keys and grooves, allowing you to play any style of music. In addition, several tunes are played at 2 different speeds. Also includes a helpful 16 page instruction booklet with rhythm charts and soloing tips for each song.
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Dunlop Polish and Cleaner
Dunlop Polish and Cleaner
Provides optimum cleaning with exceptional shine and incredible protection. Safely removes dust, smoke, and grime. Leaves a lustrous finish so your axe looks its best.
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First Jams Banjo
First Jams Banjo
The First Jam series was created to give children and beginners of all ages a book of simple, common tunes to learn. These are standard “Jam” tunes in the Bluegrass/Old Time music styles. All the books in this series are written in the same keys; they can all be played together without any problems. So get your friends or family who play guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, dulcimer or Dobro together, grab these books and start jamming.
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First Jams Flatpick Guitar
First Jams Flatpick Guitar
The First Jam series was created to give children and beginners of all ages a book of simple, common tunes to learn. These are standard “Jam” tunes in the Bluegrass/Old Time music styles. All the books in this series are written in the same keys; they can all be played together without any problems. So get your friends or family who play guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, dulcimer or Dobro together, grab these books and start jamming.
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First Jams Mandolin
First Jams Mandolin
The First Jam series was created to give children and beginners of all ages a book of simple, common tunes to learn. These are standard “Jam” tunes in the Bluegrass/Old Time music styles. All the books in this series are written in the same keys; they can all be played together without any problems. So get your friends or family who play guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, dulcimer or Dobro together, grab these books and start jamming.
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First Jams Ukulele
First Jams Ukulele
The First Jam series was created to give children and beginners of all ages a book of simple, common tunes to learn. These are standard “Jam” tunes in the Bluegrass/Old Time music styles. All the books in this series are written in the same keys; they can all be played together without any problems. So get your friends or family who play guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, dulcimer or Dobro together, grab these books and start jamming.
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Flatpicker's Guide to Jamming
Flatpicker's Guide to Jamming
Joining a jam session can be intimidating. Presented here is everything a beginning or intermediate mandolin player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe how jam sessions work, and jam session etiquette. The book also describes the typical chords and keys for jamming, and describes right hand usage. A section is included on the role each instrument plays in bluegrass rhythm. A play-along CD is included with 9 typical bluegrass jam tunes.
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Improvising Bluegrass Guitar Solos
Improvising Bluegrass Guitar Solos
Marty Stewart's lead guitarist 'Brad Davis' teaches Hot Licks Brad Davis teaches..... 28 Very Hot Licks that fit G, C, or D chords. Note: This is not an exact science, but it is a wonderfully helpful way to start jamming, improvising, & inventing your own solos.
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Intermediate Bluegrass Jamming
Intermediate Bluegrass Jamming
This continuation of Pete Dr. Banjo Wernick's popular series features a professional bluegrass band providing back-up to favorite jam session songs. Beginning to intermediate players will get the practice they need to join in the fun. For early intermediate level players. 2 hours.
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Mandolin Primer Jam CD's
Mandolin Primer Jam CD's
The Mandolin Primer Jam CDs by Bert Casey and Geoff Hohwald are a 2 CD (audio only) set that play rhythm to all of the songs in the Mandolin Primer at 5 different speeds. This companion product to the Mandolin Primer is the perfect way to increase your playing speed, improve your timing and make that critical leap between practice and actually jamming with friends.
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Murphy Method Learning To Hear Chord Changes
Murphy Method Learning To Hear Chord Changes
NEW! For banjo, mandolin, fiddle, and guitar. This brand-new DVD will help you learn to hear those chord changes! Even if you've never heard a chord change before in your life! Now you can jam with confidence, even to songs you don't know. Starts with easy 2-chord songs and moves to 3-chord songs.
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Murphy Method Slow Jam with Murphy and Casey
Murphy Method Slow Jam with Murphy and Casey
Slow Jam With Murphy and Casey You just wanna jam. Why does that seem to be so hard? Is it because nobody plays slow enough? Because nobody will keep playing the same tunes over and over till you can get the hang of it? Slow Jam with Murphy and Casey is the answer to all your jamming woes! This brand-new DVD features Murphy Henry (banjo) and Casey Henry (guitar) along with friends on fiddle and mandolin playing 17 songs at slow speeds. You can chord along, play the lead with Murphy, or play a solo break in the space left just for you. Can be used with any instrument. Almost two hours of jamming fun!
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Power Flatpicking Guitar
Power Flatpicking Guitar
A masterful flatpicking technique book offering bluegrass licks, scales, basic chords, and solos in various positions up the neck in the keys of G-C-D-A-E-,B-flat and F. The companion CD features selections from throughout the book, played both slowly and at normal speed.
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Slow Jam for Old Time Music
Slow Jam for Old Time Music
This user-friendly Books and CD features fourteen great jam session tunes for learning musicians. Each one is slowed down for beginners, and performed up-to-speed for those ready to play along at a faster pace.
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Steve Kaufman's Four-Hour Bluegrass Workout, Volume One
Steve Kaufman's Four-Hour Bluegrass Workout, Volume One
Here's a great way to improve your picking, build up speed and stamina, and get those licks and solos working – no matter what instrument you play! Whether you are a professional or a “parking lot” player, these fabulous sessions will get your fingers in shape – fast! On the four CDs, you have a dedicated bluegrass band on the right speaker to give you solid back-up to 49 great tunes, both slowed-down and up-to-speed. The lead part can be heard in the left channel.
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Steve Kaufman's Four-Hour Bluegrass Workout, Volume Two
Steve Kaufman's Four-Hour Bluegrass Workout, Volume Two
This follow-up to Steve Kaufman's hot-selling CD series (#641379) features jammer-friendly backup tracks to fifty traditional bluegrass and old-time favorites, played in slowed-down and up-to-speed versions. Learning players get a band to help them get their chops together on 50 great songs.
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First Jams Mountain Dulcimer
First Jams Mountain Dulcimer
The First Jam series was created to give children and beginners of all ages a book of simple, common tunes to learn. These are standard “Jam” tunes in the Bluegrass/Old Time music styles. All the books in this series are written in the same keys; they can all be played together without any problems.
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First Jams: Dobro
First Jams: Dobro
The First Jam series was created to give children and beginners of all ages a book of simple, common tunes to learn. These are standard “Jam” tunes in the Bluegrass/Old Time music styles. All the books in this series are written in the same keys; they can all be played together without any problems. So get your friends or family who play guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, dulcimer or Dobro together, grab these books and start jamming.
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First Jams: Fiddle
First Jams: Fiddle
The First Jam series was created to give children and beginners of all ages a book of simple, common tunes to learn. These are standard "Jam" tunes in the Bluegrass/Old Time music styles. All the books in this series are written in the same keys; they can all be played together without any problems. So get your friends or family who play guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, dulcimer or Dobro together, grab these books and start jamming.
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Flatpick Jam Set with Brad Davis
Flatpick Jam Set with Brad Davis
With this set, you are never without a jamming partner. This six-hour session is packed with 33 flatpicking jam favorites. Brad plays each tune at four different tempos so that you can work on your tone, timing, note clarity, and fluidity at the slower tempos and then work to develop your speed at the higher tempos.
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Flatpick Jam Vol 1 with Brad Davis
Flatpick Jam Vol 1 with Brad Davis
With Brad Davis' Flatpick Jam Volume 1, you are never without a jamming partner. Each of these two-hour DVDs is packed with flatpicking jam session favorites (11 tunes on each DVD). Brad plays each tune at four different tempos (slow, slow/medium, medium/fast, and fast) so that you can work on your tone, timing, note clarity, and fluidity at the slower tempos and then work to develop your speed at the higher tempos.
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