5-String Banjo Styles for 6-String Guitar by Craig Dobbins. For Guitar (Fingerpicking). Saddle-stitched, Solos. Country. Intermediate-Advanced. Book/CD Set. 48 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20622BCD).
ISBN 9780786670086. Country. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
This book/CD set presents six complete songs and 19 licks and patterns (in both standard and open G tuning) in the styles of banjoists Earl Scruggs and Allen Shelton, and guitarists Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. (Also included is the 3-finger roll tour de force 'Strike It Rich' by 2001Winfield Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Richard Smith.) Written in standard notation and tablature, with fingerings, chord diagrams, and performance notes; a discography is included for further listening. The companion CD includes performances of all the songs, and the licks and patterns are demonstrated both slowly and up to tempo. For intermediate to advanced level guitarists.