Banjo For Dummies, 2nd Edition Audio/Video Links

by Bill Evans
January 2014 , Paperback ( E-book also available)

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Introduction



Chapter 2: Tuning Your Banjo

Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 1: G Tuning Reference Notes Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 1: G Tuning, Low to High


Chapter 3: Starting to Play: Fretting and Strumming

Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 2: Strumming "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain" (Figure 3-11) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 2: Fretting and Changing Chords
  Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 3: Strumming and Changing Chords


Chapter 4: Playing by the Rules: Songs and Tablature

Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 3: G-Major Scale (Figure 4-3) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 4: Playing the Pinch Pattern
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 4: D-Major Scale (Figure 4-4) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 5: Playing "Worried Man Blues" Using a Pinch Pattern
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 5: G-Major Scale, Beginning on Open 4th String (Figure 4-6)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 6: "Frère Jacques"  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 7: "She'll Be Comin' Round The Mountain" (Full Version)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 8: Tab Rhythm Exercise (Tab 4-6)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 9: Pinch Patterns with G, C, and D7 Chords (Tab 4-7)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 10: "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain" with Pinch Patterns (Tab 4-8)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 11: "Worried Man Blues" with Pinch Patterns (Tab 4-9)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 12: "Man of Constant Sorrow" with Pinch Patterns (Tab 4-10)  


Chapter 5: Getting Right with the Right Hand

Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 13: Clawhammer Melody-Note Exercise #1 (Tab 5-1) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 6: Clawhammer Banjo: Right-Hand Position and Basic Strum
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 14: Clawhammer Melody-Note Exercise #2 (Tab 5-2) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 7: Clawhammer Banjo: "Boil Them Cabbage Down" Using Basic Strum
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 15: Clawhammer Brush Exercise (Tab 5-3) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 8: Bluegrass Banjo: Fitting Fingerpicks
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 16: Clawhammer Brush and 5th-string Exercise (Tab 5-4) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 9: Bluegrass Banjo: Right-Hand Position
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 17: Basic Clawhammer Technique Exercise #1 (Tab 5-5) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 10: Bluegrass Banjo: Alternating Thumb Roll
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 18: Basic Clawhammer Technique Exercise #2 (Tab 5-6) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 11: Bluegrass Banjo: Forward-Reverse Roll
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 19: Clawhammer Technique with G, C, and D7 Chords (Tab 5-7) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 12: Bluegrass Banjo: "Worried Man Blues" with the Forward Roll
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 20: "Boil Them Cabbage Down" with Clawhammer Accompaniment (Tab 5-8)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 21: "Worried Man Blues" with Clawhammer Accompaniment (Tab 5-9)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 22: Right-Hand Thumb Bluegrass Exercise (Tab 5-10)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 23: Right-Hand Index and Middle-Finger Bluegrass Exercise (Tab 5-11)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 24: Bluegrass Alternating Thumb Roll with G, C, and D7 Chords (Tab 5-12)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 25: Bluegrass Forward-Reverse Roll with G, C, and D7 Chords (Tab 5-13)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 26: Bluegrass Forward Roll with G, C, and D7 Chords (Tab 5-14)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 27: "Boil Them Cabbage Down" Singing and Guitar with Mixed-Roll Accompaniment (Tab 5-15)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 28: "Worried Man Blues" Singing and Guitar with Forward-Roll Accompaniment (Tab 5-16)  


Chapter 6: Sliding, Hammering, and Pulling: Adding the Left Hand

Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 29: 3rd-string Slides (Tab 6-1) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 13: Left-Hand Techniques: Slides
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 30: 4th-string Slides (Tab 6-2) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 14: Left-hand Techniques: Hammer-ons
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 31: 1st-string Slides (Tab 6-3) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 15: Left-Hand Techniques: Pull-offs
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 32: Open-string Hammer-ons (Tab 6-4) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 16: Left-Hand Techniques: Special Clawhammer Pull-off
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 33: Fretted Hammer-ons (Tab 6-5) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 17: Left-Hand Techniques: Chokes
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 34: Open-string Pull-offs (Tab 6-6) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 18: Using Both Hands in Clawhammer Banjo
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 35: Fretted Pull-offs (Tab 6-7) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 19: Using Both Hands in Bluegrass Banjo
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 36: Choke, Choke and Release, Pre-choke (Tab 6-8)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 37: Basic Clawhammer Technique with G, C, and D7 Chords (Tab 6-9)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 38: Bluegrass Roll Review: Alternating Thumb, Forward-Reverse, and Forward Rolls (Tab 6-10)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 39: Clawhammer 3rd-string Slides (Tab 6-11)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 40: Clawhammer 1st-string Slides (Tab 6-12)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 41: Clawhammer 4th-string Slides (Tab 6-13)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 42: Clawhammer Open-string Hammer-ons (Tab 6-14)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 43: Clawhammer Fretted Hammer-ons (Tab 6-15)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 44: Clawhammer 4th-string Pull-offs (Tab 6-16)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 45: Clawhammer 3rd-string Pull-offs (Tab 6-17)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 46: Clawhammer 1st-string Pull-offs (Tab 6-18)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 47: Clawhammer Special Pull-off (Tab 6-19)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 48: Foggy Mountain Choke in Clawhammer Banjo (Tab 6-20)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 49: Bluegrass Alternating Thumb Rolls with Slides (Tab 6-21)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 50: Bluegrass Forward-Reverse Rolls with Slides (Tab 6-22)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 51: Bluegrass Forward Rolls with Slides (Tab 6-23)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 52: Bluegrass Alternating Thumb Rolls with Hammer-ons (Tab 6-24)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 53: Bluegrass Forward-Reverse Rolls with Hammer-ons (Tab 6-25)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 54: Bluegrass Forward Rolls with Hammer-ons (Tab 6-26)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 55: Bluegrass Alternating Thumb Rolls with Pull-offs (Tab 6-27)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 56: Bluegrass Forward-Reverse Rolls with Slides and Pull-offs (Tab 6-28)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 57: Bluegrass Forward Rolls with Hammer-ons and Pull-offs (Tab 6-29)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 58: Bluegrass Forward Rolls with Chokes (Tab 6-30)  


Chapter 7: Working Up Your First Tunes: Clawhammer and Bluegrass

Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 59: "Worried Man Blues" Melody in Clawhammer Style with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-1) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 20: Clawhammer Banjo: "Worried Man Blues"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 60: "Worried Man Blues" Melody in Bluegrass Style with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-2) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 21: Bluegrass Banjo: "Worried Man Blues"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 61: "Worried Man Blues" Melody Using Left-Hand Techniques, Clawhammer Style with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-3) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 22: Clawhammer Banjo: "Cripple Creek"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 62: "Worried Man Blues" Melody Using Left-Hand Techniques, Bluegrass Style with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-4) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 23: Bluegrass Banjo: "Cripple Creek"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 63: "Boil Them Cabbage Down" Clawhammer Melody with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-5) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 24: Clawhammer Banjo: "Ground Hog"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 64: "Boil Them Cabbage Down" Bluegrass Melody with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-6) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 25: Bluegrass Banjo: "Ground Hog"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 65: "Cripple Creek" Clawhammer Melody with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-7)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 66: "Cripple Creek" Bluegrass Melody with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-8)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 67: "Goodbye Liza Jane" Clawhammer Melody with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-9)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 68: "Goodbye Liza Jane" Bluegrass Melody with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-10)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 69: "Ground Hog" Clawhammer Melody with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-11)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 70: "Ground Hog" Bluegrass Melody with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 7-12)  


Chapter 8: Playing the Old-Time Way: Clawhammer and Traditional Styles

Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 71: 1st-string Clawhammer Pull-offs (Tab 8-1) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 26: Clawhammer Banjo: Double Thumbing
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 72: Clawhammer Double-Thumbing Technique (Tab 8-2) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 27: Clawhammer Banjo: "Old Joe Clark"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 73: "Old Joe Clark" Using Double-Thumbing and 1st-string Pull-off Techniques (Tab 8-3) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 28: Clawhammer Banjo: Double C Tuning and "Soldier's Joy"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 74: "Soldier's Joy" in Double C Tuning (Tab 8-4) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 29: Clawhammer Banjo: Modal Tuning and "Cluck Old Hen"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 75: "Cluck Old Hen" in Modal Tuning (Tab 8-5) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 30: Clawhammer Banjo: "Last Chance"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 76: "Last Chance" (Tab 8-6) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 31: Old-Time Banjo: The Seeger Stroke
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 77: Seeger Basic Strum (Tab 8-7) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 32: Old-Time Banjo: D Tuning and "Coal Creek March"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 78: "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" Using Seeger Stroke (Tab 8-8)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 79: "Little Birdie" Using Seeger Stroke (Tab 8-9)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 80: "Pretty Polly" Using Old-Time Fingerpicking Techniques (Tab 8-10)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 81: "Coal Creek March" from Pete Steele, Using Old-Time Fingerpicking Techniques (Tab 8-11)


Chapter 9: Playing Three-Finger Styles: Scruggs, Melodic, and Single String

Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 82: Scruggs-style Roll Patterns: Alternating Thumb, Forward-Reverse, Forward, the "Lick" Roll, Foggy Mountain, Backward, Middle-Leading, Index-Leading (Tab 9-1) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 33: Bluegrass Banjo: "Everyday Breakdown"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 83: G Licks (Tab 9-2) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 34: Bluegrass Banjo: "Blackberry Blossom"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 84: C Licks (Tab 9-3) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 35: Bluegrass Banjo: Single-String, Right-Hand Exercises
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 85: D Licks (Tab 9-4) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 36: Bluegrass Banjo: Playing Single-String Scales
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 86: G Fill-in Licks (Tab 9-5) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 37: Bluegrass Banjo: "Red Haired Boy" in Single-String Style
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 87: Creating a Bluegrass Solo Using Licks, G-C-D7 Chord Progression (Tab 9-6)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 88: "Everyday Breakdown" Bluegrass Banjo with Guitar and Mandolin Accompaniment (Tab 9-7)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 89: "Shortening Bread" Bluegrass Banjo with Guitar and Mandolin Accompaniment (Tab 9-8)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 90: "Banjo Cascade" Melodic Banjo with Guitar and Mandolin Accompaniment (Tab 9-12)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 91: "Turkey in the Straw" Melodic Banjo with Guitar and Mandolin Accompaniment (Tab 9-13)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 92: "Blackberry Blossom" Melodic Banjo with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 9-14)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 93: Single-String Right-Hand Exercises (Tabs 9-15 to 9-17)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 94: Single-String Scale Exercises (Tabs 9-18 to 9-21)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 95: D Scale (Tab 9-22)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 96: "Red Haired Boy" Played in Single-String Style with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 9-23)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 97: "Arkansas Traveler" with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 9-24)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 98: "Reno's Rag" with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 9-25)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 99: "Winston's Jig" with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 9-26)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 100: "The Distance Between Two Points" Combining Three-Finger Techniques (Tab 9-27)


Chapter 10: Playing Up-the-Neck Backup: Chords and Vamping

Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 101: G-C-D with Barre Shape (Tab 10-1)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 102: G-C-D Chords with F Position (Tab 10-2)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 103: G-C-D with D Shape (Tab 10-3)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 104: G-C-D Moving from F to D Shapes (Tab 10-4)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 105: Moving Back and Forth between G Major and G Minor Chords (Figure 10-4)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 106: Playing a G Major Chord and Moving to an A Minor Chord (Tab 10-5)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 107: Moving Back and Forth between E Major and E Minor Chords (Figure 10-5)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 108: Playing a G Major and an E Minor Chord (Tab 10-6)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 109: Shifting from a D Major Chord to a D Minor Chord (Figure 10-6)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 110: G-C-D Progression with F-Shape Vamping (Tab 10-7)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 111: Vamping to "Red River Valley" Using F and D Shapes (Tab 10-8)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 112: Vamping to "Blackberry Blossom" Using F and D Shapes with Guitar Accompaniment (Tab 10-9)


Chapter 11: Playing Historical Styles: African, Minstrel, and Classic Banjo

Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 113: "Pompey Ran Away" African Banjo Tune (Tab 11-1) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 38: 19th-Century Banjo: "Hard Times"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 114: "Juba" 19th-Century Minstrel Banjo Tune (Tab 11-2) Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 39: Classic Banjo: "Banjoisticus"
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 115: "Hard Times" 19th-Century Minstrel Banjo Tune (Tab 11-3)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 116: "Colorado Buck Dance" Early 20th-Century Classic Banjo Piece (Tab 11-4)  
Audio 1 (Transparent) Audio Track 117: "Banjoisticus" Early 20th-Century Classic Banjo Piece (Tab 11-5)


Chapter 15: Taking Care of Your Baby: String Changing and Basic Maintenance

  Video 1 (Transparent) Video Clip 40: Changing Strings on Your Banjo