Ross Nickerson has the best beginner banjo book for students just starting out. His approach to teaching beginning bluegrass banjo will get you picking and grinning right away.
Jump right in and learn how to play banjo rolls, chords, how to tune the banjo, play songs and much, much more.
The most comprehensive easy to use 5 string Banjo Book, DVD and CD for learning 5-string bluegrass banjo there is.
Wire bound 62 page Banjo Book with 2 audio CDs and high quality close-up DVD that both clearly demonstrate all the banjo lessons and songs at slow, medium and faster speeds.
Ross Nickerson will cover many subjects of beginner banjo with you in a personal and informative way including; Learning to banjo rolls, chords, read tablature, proper right and left hand technique, tuning, timing, playing bluegrass banjo songs and more. The book includes audio recordings on two CDs of all the lessons and songs in the book demonstrated at three speeds. All of the banjo lessons and songs are also included on the high quality close-up DVD that comes with the book demonstrated by Ross Nickerson at three speeds as well with other special features on the DVD.
....It is the clearest, most direct and helpful book imaginable....
....The way things are explained and then demonstrated on the DVD so that you can pause and rewind as required is a fantastic idea...
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This banjo beginners banjo book with two CDs and DVD is extremely comprehensive, covering many critical aspects of learning banjo that have not been adequately covered until now. Get off to a good start without wasting time on outdated methods, poor quality materials and simple tab books with poor quality audio and DVD recordings.
Beginning the Five String Banjo includes chord lessons, playing by the chords, banjo rolls, left hand positioning, timing exercises, text explanations and picture illustrations. Proper Right and Left-hand technique is covered in detail along with many time saving practical tips. Ross Nickerson while giving private lessons and workshops has seen 100's of students struggle with the same challenges. His lessons and advice will anticipate tough spots, giving you help and guidance to overcome them.