Banjo For Dummies, 2nd Edition Audio-Video Resource Center

Banjo For Dummies 2nd Edition

This audio and video resource center is an interactive addition to Banjo For Dummies, 2nd Edition, with bonus material created to help you better understand the concepts and techniques from the book. You can navigate to your desired video clip and audio track by viewing a chapter, then selecting individual clips or tracks in the content menu.

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Chapter 2 – 8 Tracks
Chapters 9 – 11 Tracks

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Ch 2 | Ch 3 | Ch 4 | Ch 5 | Ch 6 | Ch 7 | Ch 8 | Ch 9 | Ch 10 | Ch 11 | Ch 15 | More on Banjos

Introduction

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Chapter 2: Tuning Your Banjo

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Chapter 3: Starting to Play: Fretting and Strumming

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Chapter 4: Playing by the Rules: Songs and Tablature

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Chapter 5: Getting Right with the Right Hand –  Part 1

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Chapter 5: Getting Right with the Right Hand – Part 2

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Chapter 6: Sliding, Hammering, and Pulling: Adding the Left Hand – Part 1

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Chapter 6: Sliding, Hammering, and Pulling: Adding the Left Hand – Part 2

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

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

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Chapter 9: Playing Three-Finger Styles: Scruggs, Melodic, and Single String – Part 1

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Chapter 9: Playing Three-Finger Styles: Scruggs, Melodic, and Single String – Part 2

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

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

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

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Reading Banjo Chord Diagrams
Understanding Banjo Tablature
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Swapping Out Bridges and Banjo Heads for Better Sound
Banjo Basics: Fret with the Left Hand
Feel the Banjo Rhythm, Beat, and Tempo
How to Identify the Five-String Banjo
How to Stand and Play Banjo
How to Read A Banjo Chord Diagram
How to Tune a Banjo Using an Electronic Tuner
The Parts of the Banjo
Chord Progressions: Playing Your First Banjo Song
Banjo For Dummies Cheat Sheet
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