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Banjo Handbook

By Janet Davis

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Banjo (5-string) - Beginning-Intermediate
Composed by Janet Davis. Perfect binding, Technic. Bluegrass. Book/CD Set. 80 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.94206BCD).

Item Number: MB.94206BCD

ISBN 9780786665341. Bluegrass. 8.5 x 11 inches.

This is a handy reference manual for five-string banjo players who are interested in the three-finger style of playing. Designed to give a quick explanation of the proper or most common method for playing the banjo in various situations. Sections include Banjo Set Up, Playing Basics, Chords, 3-Finger Picking, Up the Neck, The Melodic Style, Back-Up, Song Endings, and Playing in Any Key. In tablature. The companion CD is a stereo, play-along recording.

  • Bully Of The Town 
  • The Gray Goose 
  • Mama Don't Allow 
  • Old MacDonald Had a Farm 
  • John Henry 
  • Just Because 
  • Wildwood Flower 
  • Cripple Creek 
  • Goodnight Ladies 
  • She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain 
  • Blackberry Blossom 
  • Bile Em Cabbage Down 
  • Fire On The Mountain 
  • Fisher's Hornpipe 
  • The Dusty Miller 
  • Cumberland Gap 
  • Do Lord, Oh Do Lord 
  • Little Maggie 
  • Soldier's Joy 
  • May I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight, Mister? 
  • Wreck of the Old '97  
  • Red Haired Boy 
  • Reuben 
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