First Lessons Folk Banjo

by Dan Levenson
sku: 02-22257M
Book/Online audio set. Many folk banjoists draw influence from greats such as Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, The Weavers, Peter, Paul & Mary, others. These musicians traveled the country singing the folk songs that many of us know, and play in jam sessions. A great introduction to learning these folk songs on this wonderful instrument. Teaches singing and playing backup with the banjo, strumming and picking exercises, and many classic folk songs. Tablature only. Beginners. 40 pp.   More Details...

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  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction; Notes about The Banjo
  • Parts of your banjo
  • Reading Tablature
  • Holding your banjo
  • Tuning your banjo
  • Your first strum
  • Row, Row, Row Your Boat-I
  • Timing and Keeping Time with the metronome
  • Chords and Fretting the notes
  • Example 4 - Chord changing exercise
  • Row, Row, Row Your Boat-II
  • Thumbs Up! The Basic Stroke
  • Basic Stroke Chord Exercise
  • Row, Row, Row Your Boat-III
  • Little Brown Jug
  • Cripple Creek-I
  • Let's Find Us Some Single Notes
  • Finger to Individual Strings – Example 8
  • A Basic Rhythm–Pick/Strum/Thumb
  • Black Eyed Suzie
  • She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
  • Mountain Dew
  • G Scale; Free Little Bird
  • Key of C and Example 12
  • Froggy Went A'Courtin'
  • Waltz Rhythm; Oh, My Darlin' Clementine
  • Down in The Valley
  • The Capo and other keys
  • Old Joe Clark-I
  • The VII Chord; Old Joe Clark-II
  • Hammer–ons, Pull–offs and Slides
  • Cripple Creek-II
  • Other Products from Dan Levenson
  • About Dan