Companion to Bluegrass Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus
A Friendly Workbook
Banjo - Sheet Music

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Banjo - Beginning


A Friendly Workbook. Other, Wire bound. Exercises. Book/CD set. 96 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #NGB1041. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.NGB1041).

ISBN 9781883206857. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This friendly workbook is a companion and continuation of Bluegrass Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus. but is NOT a stand-alone book; make sure you have your copy of the original Ignoramus. This book was created with one simple goal in mind: to help you sharpen your skills by creating umpteen ways of playing the songs in Bluegrass Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus. The method is as simple as pie. First, you?ll copy the melody onto the no-frills blank tabs provided in this workbook. By using our menu of rolls, you?ll add as few as one, or as many as ten banjo rolls to the melody. The more you?ll work at it, the better you?ll become at creating your own unique arrangements of your favorite bluegrass songs. What you?ll find in this book: Fill-in-the-blank. tabs for 32 songs 44 play-along audio tracks CD and online audio included 10 bonus songs and 3 bonus rolls How to play with other people How to play by ear Using a capo to change keys How to create your own arrangements Where the chords go Quick reference charts.

  • Why A Workbook?
  • How This Workbook Works
  • Handy Hints
  • How To Read The Tabs
  • Timing Of The Tabs
  • Quick Review - Short Rolls
  • Thumb Roll
  • Thumb-Pinch Roll
  • Two-Finger Roll
  • Pegleg Sailor Roll
  • Middle Lead Roll
  • Alternating Thumb Roll
  • Quick Review - Long Rolls
  • Foggy Mountain Breakdown Roll
  • Double Lick Roll
  • Reverse Roll
  • Forward Roll
  • Menu Of Rolls
  • Fill In The Blank Tabs
  • Bile Aem Cabbage Down
  • Down the road
  • Groundhog
  • Lynchburg Town
  • Poor Ellen Smith
  • Palms of Victory
  • Nine Pound Hammer
  • Columbus Stockade Blues
  • When I Lay My Burden Down
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Blues
  • Roll In My Sweet Babyas Arms
  • Wabash Cannonball
  • Red River Valley
  • Little Maggie
  • Long Journey Home
  • My Homeas Across The Blue Ridge Mtns
  • Pass Me Not
  • Pretty Polly
  • Put My Little Shoes Away
  • Shall We Gather At The River
  • When The Saints Go Marching In
  • Man Of Constant Sorrow
  • Black-Eyed Susie
  • Do Lord
  • East Virginia Blues
  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • How To Create Your Own Tabs
  • Careless Love
  • Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss
  • Old Time Religion
  • Pig In A Pen
  • Sheall Be Comina Around The Mountain
  • This Little Light of Mine
  • Important Tidbits
  • Practicing Rolls With A G Scale
  • Short Rolls Practice
  • Long Rolls Practice
  • Playing With Other People
  • Banjo Chords
  • Quick Reference Charts
  • Quick Reference - Short Rolls
  • Quick Reference - Long Rolls
  • Blank Tabs
  • Song Index & Track Finder
  • Native Ground Books & Music