Earl Scruggs and the 5-String Banjo (Revised and Enhanced Edition). For Banjo. Hal Leonard Banjo. Instructional, Method and Bluegrass. Instructional book and accompaniment CD. Introductory text. 200 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.695765).
ISBN 0634060422. With introductory text. Instructional, Method and Bluegrass. 9x12 inches.
The best-selling banjo method in the world! Earl Scruggs's legendary method has helped thousands of banjo players get their start. The Revised and Enhanced Edition features more songs, updated lessons, and many other improvements. It includes everything you need to know to start playing banjo, including: a history of the 5-string banjo, getting acquainted with the banjo, Scruggs tuners, how to read music, chords, how to read tablature, right-hand rolls and left-hand techniques, banjo tunings, exercises in picking, over 40 songs, how to build a banjo, autobiographical notes, and much more! The book/CD version includes a CD with Earl Scruggs playing and explaining over 60 examples.