Banjo (5-String) - Beginning
Composed by Janet Davis. Perfect binding, Methods. You Can Teach Yourself. All Styles. Book/DVD Set. 116 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.94429DP).
Item Number: MB.94429DP
ISBN 9780786667703. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
This is the ideal beginner's book, presenting the basics of the 5-string banjo in a way that is both fun and easy. Janet Davis takes you on an extensive tour of this instrument's fundamental techniques, as well as some intermediate possibilities including rolls, chords, bluegrass banjo techniques, playing up the neck, licks, endings, and other basics needed to play bluegrass and melodic-style banjo. Thorough performance notes are provided from beginning to end, revealing the secrets of this versatile instrument. The book comes with accompanying video.