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 Play The 5-String Banjo

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

Old-Time Banjo Styles

Mike Seeger
Few people know as much about traditional American banjo styles--or play them as well--as Mike Seeger. On this extraordinary DVD, Mike teaches two- and three-finger picking, up-picking, clawhammer and other dominant old-time banjo techniques in a variety of tunings and regional styles. Many of the skills that Mike teaches are enhanced by demonstrations and performances by some of the country ... Read More

Southern Banjo Styles - The Complete 3-Video Set

Mike Seeger
Mike Seeger presents a survey of southern banjo styles, teaching important historic pieces to help you develop a full range of repertoire and traditional techniques. Each lesson features a complete performance of a song or tune (played on a different historical banjo), commentary on its style and source, and detailed instruction for playing it using our easy-to-follow split-screen camera work ... Read More

Southern Banjo Styles - Volume 1

Mike Seeger
The banjo inspired a great variety of playing styles in the South during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. On this in-depth DVD lesson and demonstration, Mike Seeger presents a survey of those styles, teaching each of them to help you develop a full range of repertoire and traditional techniques. This is the first of a 3-volume series covering virtually ... Read More

Southern Banjo Styles - Volume 2

Mike Seeger
Picking up where DVD One left off, Mike Seeger continues his in-depth lesson/demonstration of predominant banjo styles of the 19th and early 20th century. Volume Two focuses on two- and three-finger techniques, some of which are the foundation for contemporary three-finger style. Each segment features a complete performance of a song or tune, comment on its style and source ... Read More

Southern Banjo Styles - Volume 3

Mike Seeger
The banjo inspired a great variety of playing styles in the South during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In this three-volume in-depth instructional series, Mike Seeger presents an overview of this great American tradition, helping you develop a full range of traditional techniques and repertoire. Mike has acquired his knowledge of these styles directly from traditional players and their recordings ... Read More

Bluegrass Banjo Licks-Ercises - Video One

Bill Evans

DVD 1: Scruggs Style

Turn Powerful Exercises Into An Arsenal of Banjo Licks Here is a must-have DVD for every aspiring banjo player, regardless of your current playing level. Master musician Bill Evans has put together an almost encyclopedic array of licks, roll patterns, fretting hand embellishments (slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs and chokes) and other techniques that make up the essential building blocks of traditional ... Read More

Bluegrass Banjo "Licks-Ercises:" - DVD TWO

Bill Evans

DVD 2 - Single String and Melodic Styles

Turn Powerful Exercises Into An Arsenal of Banjo Licks - DVD Two In his second “Licks-Ercises” DVD, Bill Evans explores contemporary banjo techniques in both the “melodic” style, developed by Bill Keith, and “single-string” style, pioneered by Don Reno and, more recently, by modern players such as Béla Fleck and others. Bill helps you map out the fretboard and master major ... Read More

Bluegrass Banjo "Licks-Ercises" - Two Video Set

Bill Evans

Scruggs Style + Single-String and Melodic Styles

Get Both DVDs and Save! These must-have lessons for every aspiring banjo player, regardless of your current playing level. Master musician Bill Evans has put together an almost encyclopedic array of licks, roll patterns, fretting hand embellishments (slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs and chokes) and other techniques that make up the essential building blocks of traditional and progressive bluegrass banjo styles. Even ... Read More
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