"How can I read sheet music and play tenor banjo melody chord solos?" Mel Bay's own step-by-step method for melody chord performance will show you precisely how it's done. Also suitable for tenor Mandola.
Written primarily in standard notation with tablature and fretboard diagrams given for chord patterns, this book might be considered a sequel to the Complete Tenor Banjo Method.
After a few pages of elementary information, the author goes to the heart of the matter with challenging exercises and solos presented in order of difficulty in various keys.
The book also includes a thorough education in chord construction from simple triads to thirteenth diminished ninth chords. Most importantly, the author offers a system for learning to apply tenor Banjo chords in a creative manner.