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Complete Book of Irish & Celtic 5-String Banjo MB95759 $22.95

An important anthology of Irish and Celtic solos for the 5-string banjo featuring a comprehensive, scholarly treatise on the history, techniques, and etiquette of playing the banjo in the Celtic tradition. Includes segments on tuning, pick preferences, and tablature reading followed by 101 jigs, slides, polkas, slip jigs, reels, hornpipes, strathspeys, O'Carolan tunes, plus a special section of North American Celtic tunes.

Back-Up Banjo MB93771 $19.95

With its wealth of information on how technique can be tastefully applied, Back-Up Banjo is the definitive book on the subject of banjo accompaniment. As a banjo player in a band plays accompaniment at least 75% of the time, it is extremely important to master playing in this style.Janet Davis offers specific suggestions for accompanying a vocalist or instrumentalist in a variety of styles- and then provides musical examples illustrating her points.

You Can Teach Yourself Banjo MB94429BCD $19.95

Written in tablature, this straightforward, easy-to-understand method teaches rolls, chords, bluegrass banjo techniques, playing up the neck, licks, endings, and other basic information needed to play bluegrass and melodic style banjo. A great beginner's text. The companion stereo play-along CD features Janet Davis' teaching and lively banjo performance.

Splitting the Licks MB93998 $12.95

Leads the banjo player step-by-step through working out songs for the five-string banjo from basic melodies in both Scruggs/bluegrass style and melodic/chromatic style. Each section contains exercises and examples for improvising. Furthermore, this book teaches how to arrange music based on concepts of combining rolls and licks. Janet Davis' books are praised because they teach so well! This is one of her finest. In tablature.re point for improvisation.

Texas Fiddle Favorites for Banjo MB98403BCD $17.95
5-string banjo stylist Alan Munde presents advanced arrangements of eleven well-known Texas-style fiddle tunes. The companion CD features all of the tunes with a full bluegrass band accompaniment. Written in tablature only.
50 Tunes for Banjo, Volume 1 MB99939BCD $29.95

50 Tunes Volume 1 for Banjo is one book in a 5-book series. The 50 Tunes series is a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books of the series, but carefully designed for the banjo.The parts in this book range from beginner to advanced. Though many parts are arranged in standard "Scruggs" style, some are arranged in frailing or "clawhammer" style, and many are arranged in "melodic" style. Where "Scruggs" style is considered, "less melody/more finger roll pattern," melodic style, as the name implies, is "more melody/less finger roll pattern." Clawhammer style uses no finger roll patterns; instead, it is made up of a melody within a strumming rhythm pattern. Clawhammer is considered a "self-accompaniment" style. Companion CD’s included.
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