Starting Bluegrass Banjo From Scratch


Text by Wayne Erbsen
Edited by Wayne Erbsen
Instrumentation: Banjo
Item Number: PCB104
Number of Pages: 80
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print


Starting Bluegrass Banjo From Scratch

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Editor Erbsen, Wayne


Parts of a Banjo
The Banjo Itch
A History of the Banjo
Seting Up Your Banjo
New Strings
How to Change Strings
How to Hold the Banjo
How to Tune the Banjo
For Those Who Can't Tune
The Chords
Getting Started in Three Finger Picking
How to Read the Tablature
Double Thumbing
Skip To My Lou
Bury Me Beneath the Willow
Walking Cane
The Pinch
Ground Hog
How to Improvise
Playing the Banjo with Your Foot
Jesse James
Cripple Creek
Bile Em Cabbage Down
Cumberland Gap
Sourwood Mountain
When You and I Were Young, Maggie
What a Friend We Have in Jesus
Grandfather's Clock
Pretty Polly
Little Maggie
Old Joe Clark
John Henry
Lonesome Road Blues
Waltz Time
Down in the Valley
Down in the Willow Garden
Up the Neck
The Capo
Wildwood Flower
Melodic Style
John Hardy
Devil's Dream
Drop C Tuning
The Banks of the Ohio
The End of the Trail
Record Companies
Banjo Bibliography
Bluegrass Bibliography
Bluegrass Festivals
Radio Stations
Playing Poker with your Banjo
Glossary (Back Cover)
A Word About the Author