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Everything You Wanted to Know About Clawhammer Banjo

By Ken Perlman

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Banjo (clawhammer) - Intermediate-Advanced
Composed by Ken Perlman. Perfect binding, Banjo: Clawhammer. Method. Book and online audio. 200 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #99246M. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99246M).

Item Number: MB.99246M

ISBN 9780786690510. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

One of the world's top players addresses nearly every aspect of the popular 5-string banjo style known as clawhammer or frailing. Chapter themes include fundamentals; advanced and experimental techniques; arranging and backup; how to play reels, hornpipes, jigs and other fiddle tunes; how to approach such genres as ragtime, bluegrass, klezmer, blues, calypso, and a wide variety of national and regional music; alternative tunings; setup and accessories; and historical background. Features 120 tunes along with numerous exercises and musical examples in crystal clear tablature. Includes access to online audio featuring all tunes illustrated by author.

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