Old-Time Banjo

Frank Lee
Frank Lee, of the sensational old-time band The Freight Hoppers, has one of the strongest banjo sounds around. His clawhammer frailing style locks in tight with David Bass' fiddle, sometimes doubling the melody and other times providing an exciting counterpoint to it. Frank's rhythm playing highlights the solid tempo established by Cary Fridley's guitar and Jim O'Keefe ... Read More
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Old-Time Banjo Styles

Mike Seeger
Few people know as much about traditional American banjo styles--or play them as well--as Mike Seeger. On this extraordinary DVD, Mike teaches two- and three-finger picking, up-picking, clawhammer and other dominant old-time banjo techniques in a variety of tunings and regional styles. Many of the skills that Mike teaches are enhanced by demonstrations and performances by some of the country ... Read More
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Singing with the Banjo

Cathy Fink

Songs and Arrangements in Clawhammer Style

Here's a terrific lesson for banjo players who want to sing and accompany themselves in the clawhammer style. Starting with two easy songs, Worried Man Blues and This Little Light of Mine, Cathy shows how to find the right key for your voice, use the capo, play a simple accompaniment and pick out scales and melody notes from within ... Read More
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Southern Banjo Styles - The Complete 3-DVD Set

Mike Seeger
Mike Seeger presents a survey of southern banjo styles, teaching important historic pieces to help you develop a full range of repertoire and traditional techniques. Each lesson features a complete performance of a song or tune (played on a different historical banjo), commentary on its style and source, and detailed instruction for playing it using our easy-to-follow split-screen camera work ... Read More
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Southern Banjo Styles - Volume 1

Mike Seeger
The banjo inspired a great variety of playing styles in the South during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. On this in-depth DVD lesson and demonstration, Mike Seeger presents a survey of those styles, teaching each of them to help you develop a full range of repertoire and traditional techniques. This is the first of a 3-volume series covering virtually ... Read More
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Southern Banjo Styles - Volume 2

Mike Seeger
Picking up where DVD One left off, Mike Seeger continues his in-depth lesson/demonstration of predominant banjo styles of the 19th and early 20th century. Volume Two focuses on two- and three-finger techniques, some of which are the foundation for contemporary three-finger style. Each segment features a complete performance of a song or tune, comment on its style and source ... Read More
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Southern Banjo Styles - Volume 3

Mike Seeger
The banjo inspired a great variety of playing styles in the South during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In this three-volume in-depth instructional series, Mike Seeger presents an overview of this great American tradition, helping you develop a full range of traditional techniques and repertoire. Mike has acquired his knowledge of these styles directly from traditional players and their recordings ... Read More
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The Banjo According To John Hartford - DVD 1

John Hartford

Licks, Ideas and Music- Lesson One

This is the first of two highly-packed lessons that provide a rare opportunity to spend time with the late John Hartford and get his personal take on how he plays the five-string banjo. A thoughtful and knowledgable musician, John had many unusual theories and a treasure-trove of ideas and techniques that he enthusiastically shares with learning players. With Chris Sharp ... Read More
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The Banjo According To John Hartford - DVD 2

John Hartford

Licks, Ideas and Music - Lesson Two

On this second part of his unique banjo lesson series, John Hartford once again imparts numerous ideas and a myriad of techniques for the learning player. He explains chromatic scales and teaches his famous "slide whistle" lick, which allows you to play ear-catching runs that will enhance any tune. You'll also learn to add color and excitement to your ... Read More
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The Banjo According To John Hartford - Two-DVD Set

John Hartford

Licks, Ideas and Music

These two highly-packed lessons provide a rare opportunity to get John Hartford's personal take on how he plays the five-string banjo. A thoughtful and knowledgable musician, John has a treasure-trove of ideas and techniques that he enthusiastically shares with learning players. Review: "Hartford was a beacon of musical integrity and a whimsical spirit whose childlike enthusiasm for music and ... Read More
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The Banjo Of Ralph Stanley

Ralph Stanley Hosted by Mike Seeger

From Old Time to Bluegrass

This intimate look at Ralph Stanley's pioneering banjo style begins with the first tunes he learned from his mother in the old-time clawhammer technique, and progresses through the three-finger bluegrass picking he helped make famous. Included are both detailed instruction and full-band performances of some of the most beloved Stanley Brothers tunes: Little Maggie, Hard Times, Dickenson County Breakdown ... Read More
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