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Up The Neck
By Janet Davis

Banjo - Intermediate-Advanced
Composed by Janet Davis. Country, Banjo: 5-String, Bluegrass, Technique, Theory and Reference, Perfect binding. Style. Book and online audio/video. 144 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #94820M. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.94820M).

Item Number: MB.94820M

ISBN 9780786690534. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

A superb instructional text for five-string banjo dealing with the 5th through the 22nd fret. Included are chapters on roll patterns, chords, songs, licks, chord progressions, arranging songs, improvising, melodic style, chromatic style, back-up, and much more! Also included is an abundance of great Janet Davis solo tabs. Written in tablature. The extended play audio recording contains 144 tracks in stereo to accompany the book. Listen and play along with Janet Davis as she explains and plays each exercise. Includes access to online audio and video.

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  • February 19, 2007 worth getting

    I have not actually finished learning the whole book yet, but am enjoying the challenge. I am a bit more advanced than a beginner and this book stretches me a little more (which is what I want). The cd (which is included) is helpful, and of course you can always...

    pause it while you try to get the hang of the rolls that she is teaching. In other words you can go at your own speed. I have bought other books on banjo tunes that are far too easy, so I recomend this for an intermediate player.

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