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Splitting the Licks - Improvising and Arranging Songs on the 5-String Banjo

Manufacturer #:93998M

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  • Product Number: 93998M
  • Format: Book + Online Audio/Video
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Notation Type: Tab
  • Pages: 108
  • Binding: Squareback Saddle Stitched
  • Size: 8.75 x 11.75
  • ISBN: 078668917X
  • ISBN13: 978-07866-8917-0
  • Series: None
  • Publisher: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
  • Date Published: 12/29/2015


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Leads the banjo player step-by-step through working out songs for the five-string banjo from basic melodies in both Scruggs/bluegrass style and melodic/chromatic style. Each section contains exercises and examples for improvising. Furthermore, this book teaches how to arrange music based on concepts of combining rolls and licks. Janet Davis' books are praised because they teach so well! This is one of her finest. In tablature. Includes access to extended play audio and video downloads online.