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Oak Publication draws its strength from the collaborative efforts of its authors and staff - a diverse, creative, entrepreneurial group of people bound together by their talent, integrity, and commitment to quality. Oak Publications publishes many bluegrass and old-time instructional books on banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dulcimer and more and features one of the best bluegrass songbooks on the market authored by Peter Wernick.

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Bluegrass Songbook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Bluegrass Songbook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Over 130 songs in several styles—from old-time, traditional, and newgrass, top gospel, and novelty tunes. Includes Ballad Of Jed Clampett, Blue Ridge Mountain Blues, Daddy Sang Bass, Bury Me Beneath The Willow, and Knoxville Girl. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
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Old-Time String Band Songbook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Old-Time String Band Songbook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
One hundred and twenty-five classic tunes as played by The New Lost City Ramblers. Arranged for banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, etc. Includes Little Maggie, Sweet Willie, Tom Dooley, Johnny, Get Your Gun, and Freight Train.
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The Dobro Book - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The Dobro Book - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The most complete guide by one of the best-known players, geared for every level. Includes all basic left- and right-hand techniques: hammering-on, harmonics, slant bar, playing chords, etc. Special section on Hawaiian music
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Instant Five String Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Instant Five String Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Play the five string banjo in no time! Amazing guide takes you from the basics to where you can create licks and fills yourself. Features diagrams, photographs, discography—plus chords for 28 folk songs
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Bluegrass Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Bluegrass Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Thirty-five songs offering a complete exploration of bluegrass music. Including music theory, tips on performance, bluegrass ensemble playing, backup playing, and a wealth of banjo lore. For beginners and advanced players.
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Teach Yourself Bluegrass Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Teach Yourself Bluegrass Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Teach yourself authentic bluegrass, with clear instructions from a professional. A section also includes personal advice on performance. Plus a complete section of the best bluegrass songs and tunes to learn from. B/w photos.
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Starting Bluegrass Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Starting Bluegrass Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The definitive step-by-step guide to playing 5-string bluegrass banjo. From learning how to hold the banjo to playing complete bluegrass songs, this easy-to-understand method will turn you into a 5-string banjo player no time.
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How To Play 5 String Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
How To Play 5 String Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
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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The Complete 5-String Banjo Player - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The Complete 5-String Banjo Player - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Written by Tony Trischka, one of the leading authorities in banjo education, The Complete 5-String Bluegrass Banjo Player sets the standard for bluegrass banjo instruction from beginning to advanced. From holding the banjo and reading tablature to melodic banjo style and standard bluegrass repertoire, this book is the definitive guide to learning authentic bluegrass technique. The audio CD includes demonstration tracks of the music examples, techniques, and songs.
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The Complete Bluegrass Banjo Player - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The Complete Bluegrass Banjo Player - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
A complete program which takes you from the beginning to the advanced level. Easy to follow text and realistic demonstration photographs. Devised by one of America's foremost teachers of authentic 5-string bluegrass banjo. 160 pages.
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Banjo Song Book - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Banjo Song Book - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
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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The Banjo Picker's Fakebook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The Banjo Picker's Fakebook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
This ultimate sourcebook for the banjo player contains over 230 jigs, reels, rags, hornpipes, and breakdowns from all major traditional instrumental styles. Includes special introductory materials on regional styles, interpretation, and bluegrass techniques. Discography. 216 Pages!
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The Banjo Player's Songbook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The Banjo Player's Songbook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Every style of music is represented in this giant volume of over 200 songs arranged for the 5 string banjo in easy-to-play tablature. Includes complete lyrics to folk songs, sentimental favorites, Christmas and Chanukah songs, sing-alongs. Tin Pan Alley, funny and sad songs, and more.
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Hot Licks For Bluegrass Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Hot Licks For Bluegrass Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
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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Melodic Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Melodic Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
A complete instruction guide to "Keith style" banjo technique. Over thirty tunes and songs by Bill Keith, Eric Weissberg, Alan Munde, Bobby Thompson, Vic Jordan and others. With interviews and personal descriptions of their playing styles. Now with CD!
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Clawhammer Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Clawhammer Banjo - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
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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Bluegrass Guitar - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Bluegrass Guitar - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
A guitar workbook that covers every aspect of bluegrass playing from simple accompaniment to advanced instrumental. Over 30 bluegrass and traditional songs graded from easy to advanced in both standard music notation and tablature. Compact disc included.
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Teach Yourself Bluegrass Guitar - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Teach Yourself Bluegrass Guitar - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Written by a master player who shares his insights and personal playing advice with the student and offers hints for creating an authentic bluegrass sound, and the basics like backup, solos and right and left-hand techniques. B/w photos.
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Fiddle Tunes For Flatpickers - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Fiddle Tunes For Flatpickers - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
25 Traditional Fiddle Tunes Newly Arranged for Bluegrass Guitar. Flatpicking guitar style delivers the clean, sharp solo sound that defined some of the greatest bluegrass recordings of the 1950s. Now you can learn to play famous fiddle tunes specially arranged for guitar.
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Fiddle Tunes For Flatpickers Guitar - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Fiddle Tunes For Flatpickers Guitar - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
This wonderful new book is an ideal collection for the bluegrass guitarist. The book contains at least 25 songs, each written in standard notation and tablature, with chord changes, performance and fingering suggestions, and song histories. A preface in the book covers how to read tablature and rhythmic notation, and picking techniques.
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Guitar Picker's Fakebook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Guitar Picker's Fakebook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Contains nearly 250 jigs, reels, rags, and hornpipes from all the major guitar traditions. Special introductory materials on regional styles, picking, and ornamentation. Includes an extensive discography.
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Hot Licks For Bluegrass Guitar - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Hot Licks For Bluegrass Guitar - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Over 350 authentic bluegrass licks and how to apply them to create your own solos while expanding your knowledge of the fingerboard. Includes a demonstration soundsheet of the licks played by Orrin. 173 pages.
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The Songs of Doc Watson - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The Songs of Doc Watson - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
A superlative collection, reflecting the same wide variety of songs that you'd hear at any Doc Watson concert. In addition to words, melody, and chord names, more than half the book is filled with guitar transcriptions and standard notation.
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Absolute Beginners Mandolin - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Absolute Beginners Mandolin - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The Absolute Beginners approach has been designed to make learning the mandolin easier than ever before! Step-by-step pictures take you from first day exercises to playing your first complete songs.
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Teach Yourself Bluegrass Mandolin - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Teach Yourself Bluegrass Mandolin - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Teach yourself authentic bluegrass, with clear instructions from a professional. Covers the basics, left-handed techniques and solo backup. A section also includes personal advice on performance. Plus a complete section of the best bluegrass songs and tunes to learn from.
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Bluegrass Mandolin - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Bluegrass Mandolin - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The first and best instruction book on bluegrass mandolin. Fully illustrated with detailed instructions from the basics to fancy fingerwork, backed up by a collection of bluegrass music by Bobby Osborne, Jesse McReynolds, Frank Wakefield, and John Duffy. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
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Fiddle Tunes For Flatpickers Mandolin - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Fiddle Tunes For Flatpickers Mandolin - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
This wonderful new book is an ideal collection for the bluegrass guitarist. The book contains at least 25 songs, each written in standard notation and tablature, with chord changes, performance and fingering suggestions, and song histories. A preface in the book covers how to read tablature and rhythmic notation, and picking techniques.
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The Mandolin Picker's Fakebook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The Mandolin Picker's Fakebook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Contains over 250 jigs, reels, rags, hornpipes, and breakdowns from all the major traditional instrumental styles. Special introductory materials on regional styles, interpretation, and ornamentation. Includes an extensive discography
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The Dulcimer Book - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The Dulcimer Book - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
A clear, basic instruction method on how to tune and play the dulcimer. Includes the words and music of 16 traditional songs, including Go Tell Aunt Rhodie, Old Joe Clark, Pretty Polly, plus tuning instructions for six modes.
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Playing Hammered Dulcimer In The Irish Tradition - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Playing Hammered Dulcimer In The Irish Tradition - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
For intermediate-to-advanced level players who want to learn basic, simple techniques that create the feel of traditional Irish music. Covers tuning, tablature, ornaments and exercises and includes 45 tunes with matching tracks on the CD.
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Bluegrass Fiddle - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Bluegrass Fiddle - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The first complete guide to bluegrass fiddling, covering the fundamentals of musical terminology, right- and left-hand techniques, double stops, slurs and slides. Twenty nine bluegrass and 14 traditional tunes arranged to develop technique and a repertoire.
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Teach Yourself Bluegrass Fiddle - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Teach Yourself Bluegrass Fiddle - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Teach yourself authentic bluegrass, with clear instructions from a professional. Covers the basics, bowing and left-handed techniques and solo backup. A section also includes personal advice on performance. Plus a complete section of the best bluegrass songs and tunes to learn from. B/w photos.
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Beginning Old Time Fiddle - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Beginning Old Time Fiddle - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
More than 40 tunes for the absolute beginner and detailed sections on how to hold the bow, bow movement, positions. Includes tunes in the styles of J.P. Fraley, Gaither Carlton, and Kenny Hall for the intermediate and advanced player.
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Bluegrass Fiddle Styles - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Bluegrass Fiddle Styles - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The most complete bluegrass fiddle book ever published. Authentic transcriptions of bluegrass breaks in the styles of 25 major players, including Eck Robertson, Fiddin' Arthur Smith, Chubby Wise, Vassar Clements, and Kenny Baker.
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The Fiddler's Fakebook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
The Fiddler's Fakebook - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Contains nearly 500 jigs, reels, rags, and hornpipes from all the major fiddling traditions. Special introductory materials on regional styles, bowing, and ornamentation. Includes an extensive discography.
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English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish Fiddle T - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish Fiddle T - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Over 100 tunes, this is an outstanding collection of the traditional music of Britain, graded from easy to advanced.
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Hot Licks For Bluegrass Fiddle - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Hot Licks For Bluegrass Fiddle - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Over 450 authentic bluegrass licks and how to apply them to create your own solos, fills, and backup. Special sections on riffs using double stops, riffs using upper positions, and different ways of playing Orange Blossom Special.
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Complete 5 String Banjo Player - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Complete 5 String Banjo Player - Bluegrass Books & DVD's
Tony Trischka's Complete 5-String Banjo Player sets the standard for DVD bluegrass banjo instruction. A renowned recording artist and banjo teacher, Tony Trischka covers everything from holding the banjo correctly to melodic banjo style and the standard bluegrass repertoire. This definitive guide to learning authentic bluegrass banjo technique includes music examples, techniques, and songs
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