Book/Online Audio Banjo - Difficulty: easy-medium to medium
Composed by Pete Wernick. Edited by Pete Wernick. Music Sales America. Bluegrass and Folk. Softcover Audio Online. With banjo notation (tablature), lyrics, fingerings, instructional text, introductory text and black & white photos. 143 pages. Oak Publications #OK62778. Published by Oak Publications (HL.14004651).
ISBN 9780825601484. UPC: 752187627784. 9x12 inches.
A complete guide to the 3-finger bluegrass styles. Basic right-hand patterns through many advanced techniques are covered. Includes 45 tablature arrangements from elementary to advanced, plus information on how to buy a banjo, playing in groups, and an annotated discography. The Banjo Newsletter says this book is “highly recommended without reservation.” Songs include: Ballad of Jed Clampett • Banks of the Ohio • Devil's Dream • Little Maggie • Lonesome Road Blues • Rabbit in the Log • Six Mile Creek • Will the Circle Be Unbroken • Worried Man Blues • and many more. Demonstration audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.