Lesson One - A Treasury of Techniques
"Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he eats for his whole life."-- Ancient saying
One of America's best-known players and teachers has put together a wealth of musical information to help you really "branch out" on the banjo. Pete Wernick expands your knowledge of the instrument so you can breathe new life and excitement into your playing. Learn to play in every position up and down the neck, adding ideas and color to your musical palette.
This nearly two-hour DVD presents hundreds of ideas that work as building blocks for creating your own licks, back-ups and solos. As you pick up these basic concepts you'll learn to apply them to any musical situation adding spice and variety to any song you play.
You'll learn dozens of left-hand chord groups; versatile right-hand rolls; classic up-the-neck licks and variations; rhythm patterns and chord vamping for back-up; movable chord positions and lots more to help you improvise your own solos and variations.