Mike Seeger

DVD - Southern Banjo Styles: Vol. 2

taught by Mike Seeger
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Mike continues his demonstration of banjo styles of the 19th and early 20th centuries, this time focusing on two and three finger chord-accompaniment and picking styles. Each segment features a complete performance of a song or tune, commentary on its style and source, split-screen instruction for playing it and close-up views of each of the nine banjos used. "Flop Eared Mule," "Lost Gander," "The Sailor and the Soldier," more. Based on Mike Seeger's Grammy nominated CD, "Southern Banjo Sounds" (our stock # FOLKW-CD40107). Includes tab booklet (or PDF file on the disc) with discography, how to chose and set up a banjo, more. Intermediate/advanced. 115 min.   More Details...
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  • Flop Eared Mule - up-picking double note style
  • Lost Gander - thumb-lead piece with harmonics
  • The Sailor and the Soldier - variant of previous technique
  • American Spanish Fandango - 19th century parlor banjo repertoire
  • Got No Silver Nor Gold Blues - Uncle Dave Macon minstrel style
  • Lady Gay - Dock Bogg's style
  • We're Up Against it Now - arpeggio technique
  • That's What Old Bachelors are Made Out Of - waltz time back-up techniques plus up-pick melody playing
  • The Last of Callahan - picking a fiddle tune

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