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Absolute Beginners Banjo
Absolute Beginners Banjo
The Absolute Beginners approach has been designed to make learning the banjo easier than ever before! Step-by-step pictures take you from first day exercises to playing your first complete songs. By Bill Evans.
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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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Appalachian APD-1 Dulcimer Pickin' Pac
Appalachian APD-1 Dulcimer Pickin' Pac
In the new Appalachian Pickin' Pac outfits, every instrument and accessory is chosen with the greatest care and long, professional experience to ensure that every beginner has the easiest path to bluegrass stardom! Only the finest instruments—properly designed and meticulously crafted are chosen for our outfits. Their fine tone and easy playing action will inspire confidence and make learning a breeze!
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Appalachian APF-1 Student Fiddle Pac
Appalachian APF-1 Student Fiddle Pac
In the new Appalachian Pickin' Pac outfits, every instrument and accessory is chosen with the greatest care and long, professional experience to ensure that every beginner has the easiest path to bluegrass stardom! Only the finest instruments—properly designed and meticulously crafted are chosen for our outfits. Their fine tone and easy playing action will inspire confidence and make learning a breeze!
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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 Chords
Banjo Chords
This great 5-string banjo chord DVD makes it possible to learn all the essential chords. Learning becomes much more interesting when you can see and hear each chord. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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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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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 Primer
Banjo Primer
Banjo Primer Book with CD by Geoff Hohwald is the first true beginners book revealing the secrets of good Scruggs style 5 string banjo technique. Clearly illustrated with over 40 photographs, it includes basic rolls, exciting & easy to play song arrangements, and up the neck breaks. The CD lets you hear all songs at 3 speeds - very slow, medium and full tempo. Video and DVD also available. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com 1
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Banjo Primer DVD
Banjo Primer DVD
Banjo Primer Book with CD by Geoff Hohwald is the first true beginners book revealing the secrets of good Scruggs style 5 string banjo technique. Clearly illustrated with over 40 photographs, it includes basic rolls, exciting & easy to play song arrangements, and up the neck breaks. The CD lets you hear all songs at 3 speeds - very slow, medium and full tempo. Video and DVD also available.
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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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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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Bluegrass Banjo Basics & Beyond - Ultimate Beginners Series
Bluegrass Banjo Basics & Beyond - Ultimate Beginners Series
Virtuoso bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Dennis Caplinger, with the able assistance of John Moore, Kenny Blackwell, and Bill Bryson, guides you through all the bluegrass basics and beyond. You'll learn classic bluegrass banjo techniques, all in the context of classic bluegrass standards. Beginning with basic left- and right-hand techniques, Dowload now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Bluegrass Banjo Basics - Ultimate Beginners Series
Bluegrass Banjo Basics - Ultimate Beginners Series
Beginning with basic left- and right-hand techniques, Dennis Caplinger guides you through developing great backup parts and playing all over the neck. You'll learn the classic Scruggs style of picking along with the "melodic style." Plus you'll study over 20 classic bluegrass standards, and you'll learn how to play them in several different styles. All books in the Ultimate Beginner Bluegrass Basics series are fully correlated to work together. This is the ideal method for the family that wants to play music together!
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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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Branching Out on Bluegrass Banjo - 2 DVDs
Branching Out on Bluegrass Banjo - 2 DVDs
Complete two-DVD series. Hundreds of building blocks to create licks, back-ups and solos. Learn dozens of left-hand chord groups, versatile right-hand rolls, classic up-the-neck licks and variations, rhythm patterns and chord vamping for back-up, movable chord positions and other techniques. 2 DVD's. 200 MINUTES TOTAL! Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com !
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Branching Out On Bluegrass Banjo - DVD 1
Branching Out On Bluegrass Banjo - DVD 1
Hundreds of building blocks to create licks, back-ups and solos. Dozens of left-hand chord groups, versatile right-hand rolls, classic up-the-neck licks and variations, rhythm patterns and chord vamping for back-up, movable chord positions and other techniques. 110-MINUTE VIDEO INCLUDES TAB LEVEL 2/3. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com !
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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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Classic Bluegrass Banjo Solos
Classic Bluegrass Banjo Solos
Tony Trischka teaches bluegrass banjo solos in the styles of some of the world's greatest players: Earl Scruggs, Don Reno, Ralph Stanley, Bill Emerson, Bill Keith, Doug Dillard and others. Tony performs each piece and then breaks down the essentials. 60-MIN. DVD OR VHS INTERMEDIATE LEVEL.
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Clawhammer From Scratch
Clawhammer From Scratch
An instructional video that starts from the beginning! Clawhammer From Scratch begins as though you really have NO knowledge of how to play the five string banjo clawhammer style. If you already have many books or videos but still can't seem to get the basics, this is the one for you, too! A 2-page pamphlet is included.
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Clawhammer Style Banjo
Clawhammer Style Banjo
A Complete Guide For Beginning And Advanced Banjo Players| Covers the instruction itself, basic right and left-hand positions, simple chords, and fundamental clawhammer techniques; the brush, the 'bumm-titty' strum, pull-offs, and slides & more.
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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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Driving With The Duke - Terry Baucom
Driving With The Duke - Terry Baucom
This is a masterful dvd to learn Terrys style of great banjo playing. Terry Baucom has been a driving force in Bluegrass Music for over thirty years. His touring and recording with ground-breaking bands like Boone Creek, IIIrd Tyme Out, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, and others has secured his position as one of the all-time greats on Bluegrass Banjo.
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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 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 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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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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Five String Banjo For Beginners
Five String Banjo For Beginners
Clear, easy, hands-on lessons. Happy teaches a wide variety of country and folk tunes in traditional banjo style. Learn right-hand picking patterns, hammer-ons, slides and pull-offs, and more. 90-MIN. DVD � INCLUDES MUSIC TAB � LEVEL 1 Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Fretboard Roadmaps  5-String Banjo
Fretboard Roadmaps 5-String Banjo
This handy book/CD pack will get you playing all over the banjo fretboard in any key! You'll learn to: increase your chord, scale and lick vocabulary; play chord-based licks, moveable major and blues scales, melodic scales and first-position major scales; and much more! The book features easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions for beginning, intermediate and advanced players, and the CD includes 51 demonstrations of the exercises.
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Get Rolling: An Ultra-Easy, No-Fail Introduction to Bluegrass Banjo
Get Rolling: An Ultra-Easy, No-Fail Introduction to Bluegrass Banjo
Pete “Dr. Banjo” Wernick gets total novices to make good banjo music almost immediately. With only two chords, Pete has newcomers strumming and accompanying ten bluegrass standards. This super-easy lesson has been time-tested at Pete's many workshops and music camps, and it works! Download from PlayBetterBluegrass.com !
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Gold Tone CC-100R Cripple Creek Banjo
Gold Tone CC-100R Cripple Creek Banjo
More than 25,000 Cripple Creek banjos have been sold during the last 15 years! They are by far the best student banjo for the tone and playability in their price range. Made from hard rock maple, they are durable, sound terrific, have low string action, and are a pleasure to play.
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Gold Tone Cripple Creek Banjitar
Gold Tone Cripple Creek Banjitar
The CC-Banjitar is an economy model that will surprise you with it’s professional tone. Features a rolled brass tone ring and frosted banjo head that provides a bright and punchy tone.
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Grandpa Jones 5-String Banjo
Grandpa Jones 5-String Banjo
The text covers tunings, chord diagrams, and the right hand rhythm patterns that made Grandpa Jones famous. There are alternate tunings, drop thumb rhythm, and exercises for practicing your new skills.The preface and collection of personal photographs, makes this an excellent keepsake as well.
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Hot Licks For Bluegrass Banjo
Hot Licks For Bluegrass Banjo
Over 650 bluegrass, blues, and jazz licks in Scruggs, single-string, and melodic styles. Learn to use licks to create solos, play back-up, expand your musical knowledge and understanding of the fingerboard. 144 pages.
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