Clawgrass Banjo

Mark Johnson

From Clawhammer to Bluegrass

"Mark's unique style doesn't really fit into a strict category. It's very bluegrass but has overtones of traditional folk, progressive acoustic, new-grass and old-timey all mixed into one. It's authentic. It's unique. It's Clawgrass". Mark Johnson has redefined banjo picking. His trademark technique, which he calls "Clawgrass," combines the percussive, foot-tapping rhythm of old-time ... Read More
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Clawhammer Banjo

Ken Perlman

From Basic Frailing to Melodic Style

This title is now available as a  DIRECT DOWNLOAD only for $39.95.  This complete course by one of America's best-known players and teachers takes you from the most basic banjo skills through complex melodic clawhammer style. Ken Perlman breaks down more than 40 great tunes, including old-time banjo songs, fiddle tunes and Irish and New England dances to ... Read More
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Clawhammer Banjo - DVD 1

David Holt

Repertoire & Technique

David Holt has long been considered one of the finest players and teachers of old-time clawhammer banjo. He learned his craft directly from some of the original masters who lived and played near his home town in the mountains of western North Carolina -- Byard Ray, Fred Cockerham, Kyle Creed, Tommy Jarrell and other legendary players. The combination of David's ... Read More
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Clawhammer Banjo - DVD 2

David Holt

Repertoire and Technique

David Holt continues his excursion into traditional old-time clawhammer banjo, delving even deeper into the shadings and special techniques that give this style its drive, power and complexity. With his usual warmth and clear communication skills, he tackles the more advanced picking that will enable you to hold your own, whether playing solo or in a country dance band. David ... 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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Clawhammer Banjo - Two-DVD Set

David Holt

Repertoire and Technique

David Holt has long been considered one of the finest players and teachers of old-time clawhammer banjo. He learned his craft directly from some of the original masters -- Fred Cockerham, Kyle Creed, Tommy Jarrell and other legendary players. David covers the fundamentals of clawhammer playing, and provides an overview of the specific nuances that will make your renditions acurate and ... Read More
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"Down the Road" - A Clawhammer Banjo Classic

David Holt

Single Song Download

David Holt was Doc Watson’s traveling companion and musical partner for several years - together they won a Grammy for their 3-CD set “Legacy.” Here, David teaches a version of a song that Doc started out playing on the street and that later became a regular part of his repertoire. "This is the one that brought in all the money ... Read More
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Great Banjo Lessons - Clawhammer Style

Bob Carlin,Mike Seeger,Cathy Fink,David Holt,Kirk Sutphin,Ralph Stanley,Mark Johnson,Frank Lee
The rhythmic pulse and percussive sounds of old-time clawhammer banjo have been ringing through the hills and valleys of America since the instrument was brought to these shores from Africa in our earliest colonial days. It has since become a uniquely American style, still current and exciting today, driving the beat along with fiddles, guitars, singers and dancers wherever people ... 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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Learn To Play Clawhammer Banjo - Two-DVD set

Bob Carlin
Grab your five-string banjo and get ready to frail! Bob Carlin builds technique from the ground up, covering all the chords, scales, tunings, right-hand essentials and other basics needed to get the real old-time sound. Read More
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Legendary Bluegrass Favorites Bundle

Ralph Stanley, Bill Monroe,Vassar Clements
An extraordinary look at legendary bluegrass players, close up! Get insights, songs and playing techniques from the masters. Read More
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