Clawhammer Style Banjo

DVDs / Videos | Banjo

Author: Ken Perlman
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
These two 2-hour DVDs will give you everything you need to discover the heritage and master the techniques of the Clawhammer Banjo. Ken Perlman, celebrated tutor and Clawhammer authority, leads you step-by-step through this exciting style of Banjo playing, including:
  • Basic left and right hand positions
  • Simple chords
  • The brush
  • The Bumm-titty strum
  • Pull-offs and slides
  • Syncopation

When you feel you have got to grips with the basics, the second DVD then raises your playing to yet another level of expertise, including:

  • Double thumbing
  • Quick slides
  • Fretted pull-offs
  • Harmonics
  • Grace notes
  • Improvisation

In the process of learning the skills of the instrument, you will also be introduced to over 80 Banjo favourites and authentic tunes, building a repertoire to match the library of techniques on offer in this comprehensive tutorial.

ISBN: 9781574241549
Skill Level: Beginner Explain this
Published on: 17 February 2005
Length: 240
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00000334

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          Musicroom Reviews

          Very detailed DVDs . Very easy understood.Lots of exercises and many songs of different styles. I highly reccommend this teaching series
          Anonymous - (Magherafelt, United Kingdom)

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