Mike Seeger

DVD - Southern Banjo Styles: Vol. 1

taught by Mike Seeger
sku: 300-DVD301
This volume focuses on clawhammer, frailing, and rapping styles as well as several up-picking styles that sound like clawhammer. Each section features a performance of a historic song, info on its style and source, detailed instruction on how to play it, and a close-up of each banjo used. Songs include "Soon in the Morning, Babe," "Roustabout," "Jim Crack Corn," "Battle in the Horseshoe," "Darling Cora," more. Based on Mike's Grammy nominated CD, "Southern Banjo Sounds" (our stock # FOLKW-CD40107). Intermediate. Includes booklet (or PDF file on the disc) with tab and commentary. 90 min.   More Details...
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  • Soon In The Morning, Babe - African American clawhammer/picking
  • Josh Thomas's Roustabout - African American accompaniment technique
  • Jim Crack Corn - irregular accent clawhammer style
  • Battle In The Horeshoe - basic clawhammer tune
  • Darling Cora - multi-finger-brush clawhammer techniqe
  • Devil's Dream - North Carolina up-pick, up-&-down-stroke style
  • Little Birdie - 2 finger up-pick, down-stroke style
  • Around The World - 3 finger up-pick down-stroke style
  • Whoopin' Up Cattle - clawhammer and fingerpicking on a double-drone-string banjo