Everything You Wanted to Know About Clawhammer Banjo


A Complete Tutor for the Intermediate and Advanced Player

A Clawhammer Encyclopedia for Players of All Levels

Based on materials drawn from over 20 years of his columns in Banjo Newsletter, Ken addresses nearly every aspect of the style. Chapter themes include fundamentals; advanced and experimental techniques; arranging and backup; how to play reels, hornpipes, jigs and other fiddle Celtic and American fiddle tunes; how to approach such diverse genres as ragtime, bluegrass, klezmer, blues, calypso and a wide variety of national and regional musics; alternative tunings; set up and accessories; and historical background.

Featured are 120 tunes along with numerous exercises and musical examples in crystal clear tablature. Recordings of Ken playing all the tunes in the book are now accessible through the Mel Bay Publications website via a special access code.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Clawhammer Banjo

Mel Bay Publications

Based on 20 Years of Sakété Banjo Newsletter columns from 1982-2001.

Includes 120+ tunes in tablature, plus numerous musical examples and exercises. Not to mention lots and lots of commentary and explanations.

A set of recordings featuring all the tunes in the book played by Ken is part of this package. In the newest edition these recordings are available on-line through the Mel Bay website via a special access code.

Ōno-hara 29.95

BOOK w/ 2 CDs


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