Banjo (5-String) - Beginning
Composed by Ross Nickerson. Saddle-stitched, Solos. Made Easy. Gospel-Old Time. Book/CD Set. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21024BCD).
Item Number: MB.21024BCD
ISBN 9780786638093. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
Gospel Songs for Banjo Made Easy is a collection of gospel favorites arranged for bluegrass 5-string banjo. The arrangements stay true to the classic three-finger "Scruggs style" techniques with the melody skillfully woven in. On the 68-track CD, Ross plays each song at three speeds with a rhythm track for each song to practice along with. The tab is large and easy to read with accent marks for melody notes. Chord charts for each song are also provided to give instruction on how to play through the songs using only the chords Ross also writes out tips and suggestions for each song, which is not normally seen in song books. This should give you a significant head start by having the most challenging spots pointed out to you before you even get started. In Gospel Songs for Banjo Made Easy. Ross Nickerson brings all his knowledge from years of teaching privately and writing books to help you learn these fun to pick classics, the EASY way!