Beginning Bluegrass Banjo

Pete Wernick
Through his books, videos, classes and workshops, Pete (Dr. Banjo) Wernick has probably gotten more people playing bluegrass banjo than just about anyone.  This is the perfect course for those who want to play three-finger style bluegrass banjo from scratch. You may never have touched a banjo before, but Pete will have you picking right from the opening minutes ... 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 video, 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 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 "virtual 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 video 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

Bluegrass Slow Jam for the Total Beginner

Pete Wernick

A Super-Easy, No-Fail Play-Along Session

Anyone, with any instrument, can get into this bluegrass jam session, even if you've never tried it before. All you need to know are four basic chords (G, C, D and A) to be able to play along with the band! This video will give you the practice and the confidence you'll need to join a real jam ... 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 - Lesson 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 - Two-Video 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

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

Get Rolling

Pete Wernick

An Ultra-Easy, No-Fail Introduction to Bluegrass Banjo

You can make good banjo music almost immediately with "Dr. Banjo" himself! Pete Wernick has taught thousands of people, young and old, to play three-finger style bluegrass "Scruggs" picking. This super-easy lesson has been time-tested at Pete's many workshops and music camps, and he will have you playing along in the very first minutes. With only two chords (one ... 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
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