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Tony Trischka Teaches 20 Easy Banjo Solos

Play Along with a Master Picker Listen & Learn Series

By Tony Trischka

Play Along with a Master Picker Listen & Learn Series. Banjo. Folk, Instruction. Softcover Audio Online. 32 pages. Published by Homespun (HL.699056).

Item Number: HL.699056

ISBN 9780793570614. 9x12 inches. Listen & Learn Series.

Strengthen your skills while building a repertoire of great bluegrass banjo pieces! Tony Trischka has personally chosen twenty traditional banjo solos that will teach you new ideas and add to your arsenal of licks and techniques. On the audio, Tony performs each tune slowly, then up to speed, providing invaluable tips and explanations as he goes. By the time you have mastered all of these solos, you'll have acquired the basic skills necessary to play in the styles of Earl Scruggs, Don Reno, Sonny Osborne, and other bluegrass greats. Songs include: Ground Hog • Shady Grove • Shortnin' Bread • Train 45 • and more.

The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each 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.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • March 25, 2007 Good buy!

    Songs are easy to master and sound great! What could be better?

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  • 5

    Phoenix, AZ
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  • February 25, 2001 The best novice collection of bluegrass!

    This book contains a collection of songs likely to be played in just about any jam session. The arrangements are excellent, and all contain something a little different from the norm. The CD is excellent, having both performance speed and slow speed recordings. Tunes include: Shortenin' Bread, Ground Hog, Shady...

    Grove (2 versions), Train 45, Sally Johnson, Wildwood Flower, Roll In My Sweet Babies Arms, Pretty Polly, Nine Pound Hammer, Sitting on Top of the World, John Henry, Little Liza Jane, Casey Jones, Little Maggie, Back Up and Push, Red Wing, Little Rabbit, Uncle Joe, Alabama Jubilee, and a unique D version of Cumberland Gap. All the songs include licks that that you will wish to place in many of your songs.

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