Bluegrass Jamming Essentials - Power Pickin' Vol. 5 (Playing with the Pros). Composed by Bill Evans and Megan Lynch. For Acoustic Instruments. Boxed, Songbook. Acutab. Bluegrass. Beginning. DVD. Duration 150 minutes. Published by Acutab Publications (MB.DPP5).
If you want to learn about playing in a bluegrass band, you couldn't do much better than this bunch! This top-notch band demonstrates the basics of playing in a bluegrass band, plus dozens of tips and tricks that will make you a more effective player at jams. This 2 1/2 hour video features the musicians describing the basic roles of their instruments and covering topics such as tuning, choosing keys and tempos, soloing, backup and fills, and more, as they play through 12 staples of bluegrass repertoire. Features Bill Evans (banjo), Megan Lynch (fiddle), Adam Steffey (mandolin), Tim Stafford (guitar), and David Thomas (bass).