The Complete 5-String Banjo Method: Mastering Banjo

The Complete 5-String Banjo Method: Mastering Banjo

By Ned Luberecki Banjo Book & Online Video/Audio Level: Advanced Item: 00-44938
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Mastering Banjo gives you all the tools to master the banjo. Learn advanced approaches to major and minor scales, continue with more rolls, and tackle new approaches to single-string and melodic style playing. You'll learn to improvise over many classic tunes, like "Nine Pound Hammer" and "Kitchen Girl," with pentatonic and blues scales. Any banjo player, no matter how advanced, will improve their playing with Mastering Banjo. Use the companion video---featuring author and video host Ned Luberecki's friendly, encouraging style---to make learning more easy and fun.

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About the Author
Chapter 1: Music Review
Lesson 1: How to Read Tablature
Lesson 2: Time
Lesson 3: Banjo Fretboard
Chapter 2: Music Theory
Lesson 1: Intervals
Lesson 2: The Circle of 5ths
Chapter 3: Chord Construction
Lesson 1: Major, Minor, Augmented, and Diminished Triads
Lesson 2: Diatonic Triads
Lesson 3: Diatonic 7th Chords
Lesson 4: More Chords
Lesson 5: Putting the Chords to Use
Red River Valley
Chapter 4: Major Scales in Closed Positions
Lesson 1: Closed-Position Major Scales
Lesson 2: Closed-Position Major-Scale Exercises
Lesson 3: Closed-Position Fiddle Tunes
Blackberry Blossom
Arkansas Traveler
Chapter 5: Minor Scales in Closed Positions
Lesson 1: Three Minor Scales
Lesson 2: Minor-Scale Exercises
Lesson 3: Minor-Scale Tunes
Pretty Little Dog
Chapter 6: Melodic Scale Patterns
Lesson 1: Melodic-Style Major-Scale Exercises
Lesson 2: Melodic-Style Minor-Scale Exercises
Lesson 3: Combining Melodic Style and Single-String Style
Chapter 7: Using Single-String Scales to Work Out Melodic-Style Tunes
Lesson 1: Deconstructing Blackberry Blossom
Blackberry Blossom (Part A)
Blackberry Blossom (Part B)
Chapter 8: Combining Rolls with Melodic and Single-String Style
Lesson 1: Deconstructing Brilliancy
Lesson 2: Deconstructing Forked Deer
Chapter 9: Pentatonic and Blues Scales
Lesson 1: The Major Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 2: The Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 3: The Blues Scale
Lesson 4: Using Blues Scales
Lesson 5: Blues Licks over 1, 4, and 5 Chords
Lesson 6: Melodic-Style Pentatonic and Blues Scales
Katy Hill
Nine Pound Hammer
Lesson 7: Modal Tunes
Kitchen Girl
June Apple
Chapter 10: Strategies for Playing in Keys Other Than G, C, and D
Lesson 1: The Key of F
Banks of the Ohio
Lesson 2: The Key of E
Wreck of the Old 97
Lesson 3: The Key of B-flat
New River Train
Done Gone
Banjo Mutes
Banjo Amplification
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Additional Information

Series: Complete Method
Author: Ned Luberecki
Instrument: Banjo
Format: Book & Online Video/Audio
Page Count: 64
Item Number: 00-44938
ISBN 10: 1-4706-3039-7
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-3039-3
UPC: 038081509815

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