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Banjo For Dummies
Banjo For Dummies
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Manufacturer: Mel Bay Publications
SKU: 97804
Banjo playing is vibrant and evolving, and Banjo For Dummies discusses not only traditional banjo play but the latest style innovations. No other book offers such an accessible "point of entry" for the new banjo fan and offers instruction on the various playing styles. Companion CD featues play-along exercises, songs, riffs, chords, and audio and MP3 files.

    Contents at a Glance
  • Introduction
  • Part I: The Amazing Five-String Banjo
  • Chapter 1: First Steps: Banjo Basics
  • Chapter 2: Meet Your Banjo
  • Chapter 3: Playing by the Rules: Not Enough Theory to Hurt
  • Part II: Let's Pick! The Basic Ingredients
  • Chapter 4: Getting Right with the Right Hand
  • Chapter 5: Sliding, Hammering, and Pulling: Adding the Left Hand
  • Chapter 6: Working Up Your First Tunes: Clawhammer and Bluegrass
  • Part III: Playing Styles Past, Present, and Future
  • Chapter 7: Playing Historical Styles: African, Minstrel, and Classic Banjo
  • Chapter 8: Playing Three-Finger Styles: Scruggs, Melodic, and Single String
  • Part IV: Buyer's Guide, Care and Feeding, and More
  • Chapter 9: Finding Your Banjo Bliss: A Buyer's Guide
  • Chapter 10: Getting the Right Stuff: Banjo Gear
  • Chapter 11: Taking Care of Your Baby: String Changing & Basic Maintenance
  • Chapter 12: Networking into Banjo Culture
  • Part V: The Part of Tens
  • Chapter 13: Ten Tips to Make Practicing More Fun
  • Chapter 14: Ten Banjo Players You Need to Hear
  • Part VI: Appendixes
  • Appendix A: Banjo Chords and Notes
  • Appendix B: About the CD
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