Bill Evans

DVD - Bluegrass Banjo Master Class: Power Pickin' Vol. 4

taught by Bill Evans
$35
sku: 405-DVD12
A very detailed analysis of right hand technique by a master. He begins by showing you how to fit and shape the picks and find the optimal position on the banjo head, as well as how hand position and angle of attack work together to produce great tone and volume. He covers essential bluegrass roll patterns and topics like straight time vs. playing with a bounce, and how to practice with a metronome. Designed to get new players on the track and refocus experienced players on the basics. He also spends time on the most effective approaches to common left hand techniques, and things that are more important than they seem: posture, relaxed playing, more. He teaches 21 licks and shows you how to use them to improvise and 20 chordal exercises to help you become more familiar with the neck. You can select among different visual perspectives on the DVD. An Acutab product. 2 hrs, 20 min. Tab booklet inlcuded as PDF file on the disc.   More Details...
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A very detailed analysis of right hand technique by a master. He begins by showing you how to fit and shape the picks and find the optimal position on the banjo head, as well as how hand position and angle of attack work together to produce great tone and volume. He covers essential bluegrass roll patterns and topics like straight time vs. playing with a bounce, and how to practice with a metronome. Designed to get new players on the track and refocus experienced players on the basics. He also spends time on the most effective approaches to common left hand techniques, and things that are more important than they seem: posture, relaxed playing, more. He teaches 21 licks and shows you how to use them to improvise and 20 chordal exercises to help you become more familiar with the neck. You can select among different visual perspectives on the DVD. An Acutab product. 2 hrs, 20 min. Tab booklet included as PDF file on the disc.