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Banjo for the Young Beginner

By Alan Munde

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Banjo (5-string) - Beginning
Composed by Alan Munde. Saddle-stitched, Methods. Young Beginner. Bluegrass. Book/CD Set. 40 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21068BCD).

Item Number: MB.21068BCD

ISBN 9780786678365. Bluegrass. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

Alan Munde is one of bluegrass music's most renowned banjo performers and educators. In addition to his awarding winning achievements as a professional recording and touring bluegrass musician, Mr. Munde spent twenty-one years as a member of the bluegrass faculty in the Commercial Music Program at South Plains College, Levelland, Texas. He draws on all his performing and teaching experience to present the most direct and understandable approach to the learning of the bluegrass banjo style.

A step-by-step method brings the Young Beginner from a simple strum approach through easily doable picking techniques up to playing beautiful melodies like Wildwood Flower, Grandfather's Clock, and Worried Man Blues in the intricate bluegrass banjo three-finger roll style.