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Catalogue No: 93243
Shop Product Code: 000419Q

Status: Usually despatched within 15 - 20 working days

Department: Tutor Methods - Banjo

Publisher: Mel Bay

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This is a landmark instructional text on bluegrass banjo. Written by the legendary Sonny Osborne, it presents the basics needed to successfully play bluegrass banjo (G tuning). A special bonus is the inclusion of seven favorite songs for banjo solo. In notes and tab.


Contents and Reviews

The Osborne Bros.
The Banjo
Holding the Banjo
The Left Hand
The Right Hand - Position, Fingering, Picks
Adjusting the Bridge
Tuning the Banjo
Another Way to Tune
'D' Tuning
Another Way to Tune
The Rudiments of Music
Notes on the First String (D)
Notes on the Second String (B)
Notes on the Third String (G)
Notes on the Fourth String (D)
The Fifth String (G)
Tablature Symbols
Counting Time in Tablature
Preparatory Songs
London Bridge
Yankee Doodle
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Little Brown Jug
Repeat Signs
Cripple Creek
Shady Grove
The Tie
Pick-up Notes
Red River Valley
The Eighth Note
I've Been Working On The Railroad
Tom Dooley
It Ain't Gonna Rain No More
The Sharp
The Sharpie
The Flat
Flat Land
The Natural
A Pair Of Naturals
The Key of G
The Capo
Forward Roll Patterns
Backward Roll Patterns
Split Roll Patterns
Alternating Roll Patterns
Backward Slides
Basic Bluegrass Sound
-- Bluegrass Solos --
Sonny's Breakdown
Old Joe Clark
Sonny's Chimes
Red Wing
Cumberland Echoes
John Henry
The Bird

The Bluegrass Style Chords --
The Major Chords
The Minor Chords
The Seventh Chords
The Diminished Chords
The Augmented Chords