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
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
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
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
Sonny Osborne, Eddie Adcock, Bill Keith, Tony Trischka, Don Wayne Reno, Ralph Stanley, Pete Wernick
Bluegrass banjo has all the drive, excitement, rhythmic complexity and melodic possibilities that you could want in an instrument. This collection of lessons, compiled from Homespun's vast library of music instruction, covers a variety of skills and tunes. The segments are graded to take you from elementary to advanced levels, and will open up myriad playing possibilities while allowing ... Read More
Book of Tablature
Steve Martin's latest CD, "Rare Bird Alert," has received raves from critics, fans and players alike. His thirteen songs and sparkling banjo solos, in both clawhammer and three-finger picking styles, are whimsical and fun-filled, always beautifully crafted and superbly played by Steve and his band, the Steep Canyon Rangers. This new book features transcriptions for all twelve banjo ... Read More
Don Wayne Reno, Bill Evans, Tony Trischka
Learn From Three of Our Greatest Bluegrass Banjoists and Save!
Banjo Players! Here's a package that will teach you the real bluegrass style, presented by three of the world's top players. Each of these pickers has had long experience playing both solo and in bluegrass bands, and will get you playing like never before! Learn the rolls, chord positions, backups and solos you'll need in any ... Read More
Book of Tablature
Steve Martin is a comedian, novelist, screenwriter, actor and many other things, but his first love is the banjo, which he started playing as a teenager. His recent hit CD, "The Crow," features 15 original tunes in both clawhammer and three-finger Scruggs style in a variety of tunings. Each piece is challenging and ultimately very playable for most intermediate-level banjo ... Read More
Play Along with a Master Picker!
Strengthen your skills while building a repertoire of great bluegrass banjo pieces! Tony Trischka has personally chosen twenty traditional banjo solos that will teach you new ideas and add to your arsenal of licks and techniques. You’ll learn as you play along with the audio tracks. Tony performs each tune up to speed, then slowly, providing invaluable tips and explanations ... Read More