Banjo Arrangements of the Kingston Trio

George Grove

Learn to Play Classic Folk Songs

If you're among the millions of fans who love the signature sound of the Kingston Trio and want to create it on your banjo, this fun and easy lesson is for you! Playing his long neck Vega 5-string, veteran Kingston Trio member George Grove teaches the banjo style, originally created by Dave Guard, that has long been instantly recognizable ... Read More

Bluegrass Banjo - 4-CD Set

Bill Keith
This series of four CD lessons combines traditional bluegrass banjo picking with the unique and exciting “melodic” style that has won Bill Keith accolades throughout the world.  These tapes are simple enough to get a beginner started, but so filled with valuable ideas that they will benefit a professional player as well.  Starting with some standards of the ... Read More

Bluegrass Banjo Backup

Pete Wernick

Basic Level

The first important goal for beginning banjo players is to learn to play with other musicians and singers in a bluegrass jam session. On this two-hour DVD, one of the world's most experienced banjo teachers provides all the tools you need to give rhythmic support, play fill-ins and help the music sparkle. Pete "Dr. Banjo" Wernick developed this lesson ... Read More

Bluegrass Banjo Favorites

Bill Evans

Develop Your Skills with 8 Essential Jam Tunes

Learn to play eight must-know bluegrass instrumentals that you are likely to hear in jam sessions, picking parties and band performances. Bill Evans, one of America’s best-loved players and teachers, helps you build your technique from the ground up, showing you the techniques that will give these tunes power and authenticity: Jesse James • John Hardy • Foggy Mountain Breakdown ... Read More

Bluegrass Jamming - Intermediate Level

Pete Wernick
Here's a full-to-the-brim DVD made especially for bluegrass pickers who want to take their jamming ability to the next level. It will help you build your repertoire and will vastly improve your confidence so you can join in and jam in any situation. In this carefully organized session led by Pete "Dr. Banjo" Wernick, a professional bluegrass band plays ... Read More

Clawhammer Banjo - DVD 1

David Holt

Repertoire & Technique

David Holt has long been considered one of the finest players and teachers of old-time clawhammer banjo. He learned his craft directly from some of the original masters who lived and played near his home town in the mountains of western North Carolina -- Byard Ray, Fred Cockerham, Kyle Creed, Tommy Jarrell and other legendary players. The combination of David's ... Read More

Complete Bluegrass Jamming and Banjo Backup

Pete Wernick
If you want to start getting in on bluegrass jam sessions and get really good at it, this is the package for you! Start out a beginning jammer and work your way up to a solid intermediate level so you can join in the picking fun and hold your own on your favorite instrument. Pete Wernick and his musical buddies ... Read More

Essential Practice Techniques for Bluegrass Banjo

Tony Trischka
Here's a lesson that's a "must-have" for all bluegrass banjo players. Tony Trischka, who has been called "one of the most inventive banjo players alive" by Billboard Magazine, has recorded a nuts and bolts practice session that is designed to improve your timing, strengthen your hands and help you play with precision, power and rhythmic sophistication. It is ... Read More

How to Make Up Your Own Banjo Solos - DVD 1

Pete Wernick

What to Play When It's Your Turn to "Take It"!

Learn how to create convincing banjo solos, both "on the fly" in jam sessions and with more precision in your practice time. Here's the alternative to total dependence on tab and memorizing other people's arrangements. Even novice pickers will be able to follow Pete's gradual approach to soloing. He starts with the basic chords and rolls - showing ... Read More

How to Make Up Your Own Banjo Solos - DVD 2

Pete Wernick

What To Play When It?s Your Turn to ?Take it?!

An accomplished banjo player should be able to step out and take a solo in a wide variety of keys, even without the use of a capo. Many learning pickers are challenged by this concept, but master teacher Pete Wernick breaks it down in a way that makes it easy. You'll learn how to create solos in the keys ... Read More

How to Make Up Your Own Banjo Solos - Two-DVD Set

Pete Wernick

What To Play When It?s Your Turn to ?Take it!?

BUY THE COMPLETE TWO-DVD SET AND SAVE! Players at all levels will benefit from the user-friendly information that Pete imparts on these two groundbreaking DVD lessons. Whether you're a beginner or a veteran picker, Pete gives you the tools you need to build your improvisational and composing skills. Magazine Review: "The two volumes in this series are well worth ... Read More

How To Play The 5-String Banjo - DVD

Pete Seeger
Take a lesson with America's most beloved banjo picker! You'll learn the techniques Pete uses to make songs come alive-- up-picking, frailing, whamming, double-thumbing, hammering-on and pulling-off, two- and three-finger picking and more. Pete teaches more than a dozen songs including: Darlin' Cory, Lady Gay, Risselty Rosselty, Sloop John B., Dink's Song, Leather Britches, Coal Creek March ... Read More
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