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 as he goes. By the time you have mastered all of these solos you’ll have acquired the basic skills necessary to play in the styles of Earl Scruggs, Don Reno, Sonny Osborne and other bluegrass greats.
Here are the twenty tunes you'll soon be playing at jam sessions, picking parties and in bluegrass band situations:
Shortenin' Bread, Ground Hog, Shady Grove, Train 45, Sally Johnson, Wildwood Flower, Roll in my Sweet Baby's Arms, Pretty Polly, Nine Pound Hammer, Sitting On Top of the World, John Henry, Little Liza Jane, Casey Jones, Little Maggie, Back Up and Push, Redwing, Little Rabbit, Uncle Joe (Hop High Ladies), Alabama Jubilee, Cumberland Gap.