Posted by dbrooks on Thursday, August 30, 2012
I have added a fourth ebook of easy clawhammer banjo tabs in the Kindle book store on Amazon.
Six Easy Clawhammer Banjo Tabs - Key of G ($.99) contains six familiar tunes arranged using basic clawhammer strokes (no drop thumb). Yet, like my other Kindle tab books, they are musical and will help the beginner player build a tune library and keep the interest level high. Tunes included: Banjo Picking Girl, Barlow Knife, Blackberry Blossom, Cripple Creek, Miss McLeod's Reel, and Simple Gifts.
The tabs are viewed best on a large-screen Kindle device, such as the Kindle Fire, Kindle for the iPad, and Kindle for the PC or Mac. On most devices, however, you can click on the tab image, rotate the device to display the tab in landscape mode, or expand the screen with your fingers to increase its size and readability.
These are not instruction books, but the tabs are intended for new players and will help them add new tunes and new licks to their playing.
Here are the other ebooks.
Twelve Easy Clawhammer Banjo Tabs - Key of D ($1.99) is meant for clawhammer players looking for tabs that are musical yet playable. There is no drop thumb or other difficult clawhammer device. I selected the tunes thinking of students I have had at Kentucky Music Week who may be taking up the banjo as a 2nd or 3rd instrument to play at dulcimer jams where nearly all of the tunes are played in the key of D. Most of these players do not understand how to play in Double-D tuning or the many benefits it offers. Getting away from G tuning is a hurdle for most new clawhammer players, in general.
Six Easy Clawhammer Banjo Tabs - Sawmill Tuning ($.99) is also aimed at beginners who are looking for some of the classic sawmill tunes that sound great on the banjo.
Six Easy Clawhammer Banjo Tabs - Sawmill Tuning - Volume 2 ($.99) offers six more easy-to-play sawmill tunes..
Here's a link to my author page at Amazon:
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