Synopses & Reviews
Thirty-five songs offering a complete exploration of bluegrass music. Includes music theory, tips on performance, bluegrass ensemble playing, back-up playing, and a wealth of banjo lore. For beginners and advanced players.
A complete guide to the 3-finger bluegrass styles. Basic right-hand patterns through many advanced techniques are covered. Includes 45 tablature arrangements from elementary to advanced, plus information on how to buy a banjo, playing in groups, and an annotated discography. The Banjo Newsletter says this book is highly recommended without reservation. Songs include: Ballad of Jed Clampett * Banks of the Ohio * Devil's Dream * Little Maggie * Lonesome Road Blues * Rabbit in the Log * Six Mile Creek * Will the Circle Be Unbroken * Worried Man Blues * and many more.