All Star Bluegrass Jam Along for Banjo

Tony Trischka, with Darol Anger, Todd Phillips, Matt Flinner and David Grier
Here is a fabulous collection of twenty-one "must know" bluegrass songs and instrumentals, created especially for learning players by some of the world's top bluegrass artists.  Each of the five book/CDs in this new series highlights one of the instruments of a standard bluegrass band. This one features the spectacular banjo playing of Tony Trischka. Tony plays ... Read More

Bluegrass Banjo Tunes and Techniques

Tony Trischka
This high-octane course in Scruggs-style banjo is perfect for the intermediate picker who wants to get to the next level. It is chock-full of terrific tunes and invaluable instruction. The traditional instrumentals that Tony teaches are part of the essential repertoire that every aspiring picker should know. He provides an in-depth analysis of each tune, and adds invaluable advice and ... Read More

Bluegrass Jamming

Pete Wernick

A Guide for Newcomers and Closet Pickers

Pete Wernick now has the perfect solution for novice bluegrass players who want to start jamming, or for any picker wanting to build experience and confidence. He has gathered several top musicians to create a "DVD jam session" that players of any level can get in on. Here's an opportunity to participate in this wonderful activity, and get ready ... 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

Bluegrass Jamming - The Complete Set

Pete Wernick

Get all three levels!

Get all three levels today and SAVE! Pete Wernick gathered an all-professional bluegrass band to provide back-up, tips, instruction and advice for learning bluegrass pickers. Whether you play guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, dobro or bass, these lessons will give you the encouragement and skills to start playing in jam sessions. Play along on more than fifty bluegrass standards! Read More

Branching Out On Bluegrass Banjo - DVD One

Pete Wernick

Lesson One - A Treasury of Techniques

"Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he eats for his whole life."-- Ancient saying One of America's best-known players and teachers has put together a wealth of musical information to help you really "branch out" on the banjo. Pete Wernick expands your knowledge of the instrument so you ... Read More

Branching Out On Bluegrass Banjo - DVD Two

Pete Wernick

Lesson Two - Putting it All into Practice

This 90-minute continuation of Pete (Dr. Banjo) Wernick's "road map to the banjo" will bring your playing to a whole new level as you learn to use his techniques in your favorite songs and instrumentals. You'll learn the "big tree of licks" and all its branches plus chord progressions (how to create 6th, 7th, maj. 7th, 9th, minor ... Read More

Branching Out On Bluegrass Banjo - Two-DVD Set

Pete Wernick
Pete presents hundreds of building blocks for creating licks, back-ups and solos. You'll learn dozens of left-hand chord groups, versatile right-hand rolls, classic up-the-neck licks and variations, rhythm patterns and chord vamping for back-up, movable chord positions, and more to help you improvise your own solos and variations. Pete then shows you how to apply the techniques along with ... Read More

Classic Bluegrass Banjo Solos

Tony Trischka
Tony Trischka teaches eleven classic pieces that are prime examples of banjo playing at its best. You'll learn them, note-for-note, just as they were played by some of the greatest players in the history of the instrument. By learning these tunes you'll not only expand your repertoire, but in the process will also become more flexible in your ... 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

Clawhammer Banjo - DVD 2

David Holt

Repertoire and Technique

David Holt continues his excursion into traditional old-time clawhammer banjo, delving even deeper into the shadings and special techniques that give this style its drive, power and complexity. With his usual warmth and clear communication skills, he tackles the more advanced picking that will enable you to hold your own, whether playing solo or in a country dance band. David ... Read More

Clawhammer Banjo - Two-DVD Set

David Holt

Repertoire and 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 -- Fred Cockerham, Kyle Creed, Tommy Jarrell and other legendary players. David covers the fundamentals of clawhammer playing, and provides an overview of the specific nuances that will make your renditions acurate and ... Read More
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