A high-octane course in Scruggs-style banjo that will take your playing up to the next level with a host of terrific tunes and invaluable instruction. Learn some of the traditional instrumentals that form the essential repertoire for every aspiring picker. Discover the inner workings of each tune, and how to employ rolls, chokes, slides and inversions to achieve an authentic Bluegrass sound. You'll learn how to back up a soloist, use syncopation, improvise and overcome problems with speed and timing. Tony is accompanied by veteran musicians David Grier and Andrea Zonn, providing examples of how each tune is played in the context of a Bluegrass band.