Splitting the Licks
Improvising and Arranging Songs on the 5-String Banjo
by Janet Davis
5-String Banjo - Sheet Music

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5-string banjo - Intermediate

SKU: MB.93998M

Improvising and Arranging Songs on the 5-String Banjo. Composed by Janet Davis. Squareback saddle stitch, Country, Banjo: 5-String, Bluegrass, Solos and Duets. Style. Book and online audio/video. 108 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #93998M. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93998M).

ISBN 9780786689170. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

Leads the banjo player step-by-step through working out songs for the five-string banjo from basic melodies in both Scruggs/bluegrass style and melodic/chromatic style. Each section contains exercises and examples for improvising. Furthermore, this book teaches how to arrange music based on concepts of combining rolls and licks. Janet Davis books are praised because they teach so well. This is one of her finest. In tablature. Includes access to extended play audio and video downloads online.

  • John Hardy
  • Wabash Cannonball
  • Jesse James
  • Red Haired Boy
  • Salt River
  • Blackberry Blossom
  • Cripple Creek
  • Grandfather's Clock
  • Hamilton County Breakdown
  • Banjo Joe
  • Bury Me Beneath The Willow
  • Goin' Down That Road Fellin' Bad (Aka Lonesome Roa
  • Nine Pound Hammer
  • The Eighth Of January
  • Walking Cane
  • Whoa Mule
  • Worried Man Blues
  • Wildwood Flower
  • Cumberland Gap
  • Sailor's Hornpipe
  • Train 45
  • Bill Cheatham
  • Fire On The Mountain
  • Red River Valley
  • Turkey In The Straw
  • Under The Double Eagle
  • Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms
  • Devil's Dream
  • Old Joe Clark