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. His video, "Beginning Bluegrass Banjo, " has been one of Homespun's most popular titles since it was issued in 1986. Now we are re-releasing it in DVD format, making it easier than ever for new players to ... Read More
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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 DVD, 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
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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
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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
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Clawhammer Banjo: The Basics and Beyond

David Holt
“You’ll never be sorry you spent time learning the banjo.” - David Holt Want to play clawhammer banjo? Here’s a nearly foolproof way to learn this popular old-time mountain style! David Holt’s easy-to-follow instructions, friendly approach and invaluable exercises will have you picking and singing in no time. David gets you started in the simplest way, with an ... Read More
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Five-String Banjo For Beginners DVD

Happy Traum
The emphasis of this easy, hands-on lesson is on traditional folk picking styles and song accompaniment, and almost anyone can do it. Newcomers to the five-string banjo will be playing and singing along with Happy Traum within minutes! Happy starts with the basics - how to hold and tune your banjo - then quickly moves on to teach basic chords along with ... Read More
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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
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Get Started On 5-String Banjo

David Holt
You've bought a brand new banjo. You take it home and pull it out of the case. Now what? Well, you put this DVD in your player, learn the parts of the banjo, how to hold it, and how to get it in tune... and start to play! With his easy, good-humored manner, David Holt introduces you to a ... Read More
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How To Play The 5-String Banjo - DVD

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
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Jens Kruger's Banjo Method for Beginners

Jens Kruger

An Easy and Joyful Way to Start Picking

Banjo virtuoso Jens Kruger has devised a uniquely satisfying way for beginners to get started on this great American instrument. His is a completely different approach to learning to play the banjo: it's liberating, inspiring and will allow anyone to make music in minutes. Even if you already play the banjo there will be revelations here for you. Jens ... Read More
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Learn To Play Clawhammer Banjo - DVD 1

Bob Carlin

Lesson One: The Basics

Grab your five-string banjo and get ready to frail! Bob Carlin covers all the basics of the traditional clawhammer styles, teaching the chords, scales, tunings and right-hand essentials you'll need to figure out almost any tune. The core of this style is in the right hand, and Bob demonstrates, in detail, how to get the real old-time clawhammer sound ... Read More
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Learn To Play Clawhammer Banjo - DVD 2

Bob Carlin

Lesson Two: Intermediate Level

Bob Carlin explores the intricacies of old-time clawhammer banjo for players ready to move beyond the basics. He presents a variety of classic tunes and techniques, each broken down in careful detail and enhanced by Bob's tried-and-true playing tips and advice. Bob kicks off the lesson with an analysis of drop-thumb, applying this and other previously learned skills to ... Read More
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