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Complete Bluegrass Banjo Method composed by Neil Griffin. For Banjo (5-String). Wire bound, Methods. Complete. Bluegrass. Multiple Levels. Book/CD Set. 244 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93345BCD).
ISBN 9780786665211. Bluegrass. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
One of the very best G tuning five-string bluegrass banjo methods available! The book teaches how to pick out tunes single-string style (one note at a time), how to play chord accompaniment, and how to play solos in the full three-finger, bluegrass style. Topics include note and tab reading, chord background styles, traditional bluegrass techniques, fills and endings, use of the capo, rolls, slides, hammers, pull-offs, choking, harmonics, and up-the-neck playing. In notation and tablature. The CD includes acoustic bass, acoustic guitar, and a rhythm track as well as the 5-string banjo. All songs and most exercises are included in this teaching recording, performed at a tempo that the student should be able to maintain in short order.
- Part One
- About Part One
- The Author
- Left-Hand Position
- Right-Hand Position and Fingering
- The Picks
- The Quickest Way to Learn
- Music-Reading Section
- The Rudiments of Music
- Other Musical Signs and Terms
- Tuning the Banjo
- Reading Tablature
- Time Values of Notes and Rests
- Counting Time in Tablature
- Counting Time
- Playing Songs on the First, Second, and Fifth Strings
- Playing a Song on the Second and Third Strings
- Chord Background
- The Chord Symbol
- The Basic Chords
- Down and Up Strumming
- Pinching the Chords
- Melody and Pinch Chords Together
- Key Signatures
- Counting Review
- 3-Finger Picking Section
- Counting Bluegrass Style
- The Basic Rolls
- Forward Rolls
- Backward Rolls
- Thumb-Alternating Rolls
- Rolls on the D and D7 Chords
- Combination Rolls
- Daily Practice Patterns
- Right-Hand Patterns
- The Basic Banjo Picking Effects
- Fills and Endings
- The Capo
- Solo Section
- The Banjo and Its Parts
- Part Two
- Chord Studies
- Mixing the Major Chord Forms
- The I, IV, and V Chords
- The I, IV, V, I Progression
- Other Movable Chord Forms
- The Dominant Seventh Chord
- The Diminished Seventh Chord
- The Augmented Seventh Chord
- Right-Hand Chord Background Patterns
- Blues & Boogie Back-Up Section
- Blues Rock Back-Up
- 5-String Boogie
- Melodic Thirds and Sixths
- Melodic Thirds and Sixths Mixed
- Blues-Rock Chorus
- Melodic or "Chromatic" Picking
- Advanced Solo Song Section
- Chord Diagrams for Solo Section
- Circled Tab Numbers
- The Choke
Complete Bluegrass Banjo Method
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Instrument: 5-String Banjo Sheet Music
Genre: Bluegrass Sheet Music