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Hal Leonard Banjo Method - Book 1 - 2nd Edition (For 5-String Banjo)
Model: 00695101

Authored by Mac Robertson, Robbie Clement & Will Schmid, this innovative method teaches 5-string, bluegrass style banjo. Covers easy chord strums for the beginner; learning tablature; right-hand rolls characteristic of bluegrass; techniques such as hammer-on, slide and pull-off. This edition also includes 97 tracks of full-band demos covering every music example in the book. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right. MORE»

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Absolute Beginners - Banjo: The Complete Picture Guide to Playing the
Model: 14000981

The Absolute Beginners award-winning method has been designed to make learning the 5-string banjo easier than ever before! Step-by-step pictures take you from first day exercises to playing your first complete songs. Absolute Beginners Banjo gives you: An 'owner's manual' approach to the banjo; Practical advice and tips covering everything you need to know about setting up, playing and maintenance; A look-and-learn course that uses clear pictures to illustrate every step of learning; audio tracks to let you hear how things should sound, plus full-length accompaniments so you can play along!

Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right. MORE»

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Hal Leonard Banjo Method - Book 1 - 2nd Edition (For 5-String Banjo)
Model: 00699500

The Hal Leonard Banjo Method – 2nd Edition is the newly updated and revised version of the original classic method. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide is designed for anyone just learning to play bluegrass-style 5-string banjo. Inside you'll find loads of techniques, tips, and fun songs to learn and play. The book covers: the basics, tuning, reading tablature, playing chords, learning notes, learning rhythm, right-hand rolls, hammer-ons and pull-offs, pinches and slides, many classic bluegrass songs, and much more! MORE»

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How to Play the 5-String Banjo (Third Edition)
Model: 14015486

This basic manual for banjo players includes melody line, lyrics and banjo accompaniment and solos notated in standard form and tablature. Chapters cover material such as: a basic strum, the fifth string, hammering on, pulling off, double thumbing, and much more. MORE»

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Banjo Aerobics: A 50-Week Workout Program for Developing, Improving an
Model: 00113734

Take your banjo playing to the next level with this fantastic daily resource, providing a year's worth of practice material with a two-week vacation. Banjo Aerobics is for players of all levels – from beginner to advanced – who will benefit from the lessons provided. The accompanying audio, accessed online for streaming or download, includes demo tracks for all the examples in the book to reinforce how the banjo should sound. Teaches essential banjo techniques using lots of musical styles, to increase speed and accuracy, and improve dexterity and coordination. MORE»

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Clawhammer Style Banjo
Model: 00000118

A complete guide for beginning and advanced banjo players! From Ken Perlman, here is a brilliant teaching guide that is destined to become the handbook on how to play the banjo. The style is easy to learn, and 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. For the advanced player, there is instruction on more complicated picking, double thumbing, quick slides, fretted pull-offs, harmonics, improvisation, and more. The book includes more than 40 fun-to-play banjo tunes. MORE»

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Banjo Chord Finder: Easy-to-Use Guide to Over 2,800 Banjo Chords
Model: 00695742

The Banjo Chord Finder is an extensive reference guide to over 2,800 banjo chords, covering four of the most commonly used tunings. Thirty different chord qualities are covered for each key, and each chord quality is presented in two different voicings. Also includes a lesson on chord construction and a fingerboard chart of the banjo neck! Also available in a 9″ x 12″ edition (00695741). MORE»

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Do-It-Yourself Banjo: The Best Step-by-Step Guide to Start Playing
Model: 00354325

Do-It-Yourself Banjo is a fun way to get started playing on your own. Using well-known bluegrass tunes, you will be given step-by-step instructions on what you need to know to get started and sounding like a pro in no time. Includes audio tracks for demonstration and play-along, plus video instruction by banjo teacher Mike Schmidt.

Includes: banjo fundamentals; reading banjo tablature; right-hand rolls; left-hand techniques; chords & playing backup; melodic banjo; using a capo; tag licks and endings; banjo maintenance; demonstration and play-along audio tracks; video instruction and demonstration; and more.

The price of this book includes access to audio and video online, for download or streaming, using the unique code found inside. Includes PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right–available exclusively from Hal Leonard. MORE»

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Hal Leonard Tenor Banjo Method
Model: 00243466

This complete guide to learning the tenor banjo was written by acclaimed author and musician Fred Sokolow. It features popular songs to teach you the basics of rhythm and lead playing in Dixieland, retro swing, and Irish music. It includes demonstration audio tracks for all the examples in the book. Songs include: Ain't She Sweet • Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home • Down by the Riverside • The Irish Washerwoman • Sweet Georgia Brown • When the Saints Go Marching In • Yes Sir, That's My Baby • and more. MORE»

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Banjo Case Chord Book: Compact Reference Library
Model: 14024235

This handy manual fits right in a banjo case and covers tuning and unusual chord shapes – all demonstrated with clear readable diagrams. It includes many fingerings for each chord, charts for using chords in any key, a complete tuning chart and more. MORE»

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First 15 Lessons - Banjo: A Beginner's Guide, Featuring Step-By-Step L
Model: 00244649

The First 15 Lessons series provides a step-by-step lesson plan for the absolute beginner, complete with audio tracks, video lessons, and real songs! Designed for self-teaching or for use with an instructor, you'll build a solid foundation as you work through each lesson, learning the basics of the instrument and music reading while practicing the many exercises, concepts and song excerpts within. Must-know instruction so you can start playing right away, with a free online tuner and metronome!

This banjo book features video and print lessons by author and banjo master Kristin Scott Benson on: banjo fundamentals; music reading; tuning; three-finger Scruggs style; bluegrass banjo rolls; chords & scales; and slides, hammer-ons & pull-offs. Includes lead & backup banjo parts for these bluegrass songs: Boil Them Cabbage Down • Cripple Creek • Oh! Susanna • Old Joe Clark • When the Saints Go Marching In. MORE»

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Blues Banjo: Lessons, Licks, Riffs, Songs & More
Model: 00116844

Best-selling author Fred Sokolow teaches you how to play blues on the banjo with this instructional book and audio pack! You'll learn: how to play the blues in several banjo tunings; how to play in the styles of blues greats like Mississippi John Hurt, Lightnin' Hopkins, B.B. King, Skip James, and many more; licks, scales, chords, turnarounds and boogie backup; several approaches to soloing; how to ad lib blues licks and solos in any key; how to play the blues up and down the neck; and more. Includes these classic blues tunes: Ain't Nobody's Business • Careless Love • Frankie and Johnny • John Henry • The Midnight Special • Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out • See See Rider • St. James Infirmary Blues • St. Louis Blues • and more. Also includes chord grids, standard notation and tablature, audio tracks for all the songs, licks and exercises in the book, with banjo and vocals. The price of this book includes access to audio tracks online for download or streaming using the unique code inside the book!

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Absolute Beginners - Irish Tenor Banjo: The Complete Guide to Playing
Model: 14043688

The Absolute Beginners Irish Tenor Banjo book tells you everything you need to know about playing this unique instrument from the very first moment you pick it up. Featuring helpful and practical guides to everything from holding your tenor banjo to playing your first tunes, this book and accompanying download card featuring professional backing tracks will take you through your beginning stages and beyond. MORE»

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The Complete 5-String Banjo Player
Model: 14007408

Written by Tony Trischka, world-renowned banjo player and songwriter as well as 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 includes demonstration tracks of the music examples, techniques, and songs. The Complete 5-String Bluegrass Banjo Player features include: all bluegrass techniques; scale patterns; chords illustrated with photographs and diagrams; new and clear engravings; composition and arranging; improvisation techniques; the most influential banjo players' styles; and more! Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right. MORE»

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Hal Leonard Banjo Method - Book 2, 2nd Edition (For 5-String Banjo)
Model: 00696056

Newly updated and revised, this easy-to-use beginner's guide is a continuation of the banjo basics and techniques taught in Book 1. The material in Book 2 not only reinforces and strengthens Book 1 instruction, but also features many new songs, techniques and rolls to learn and play. Covers: right-hand rolls and patterns; playing back-up; melodic style banjo; fiddle tunes & reels; solos and licks; new hammers, pull and slides; banjo chimes; scales & modes; using a capo; and more! The accompanying audio contains 63 tracks of full-band demos for every song in the book!

Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right. MORE»

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