If you want to learn the old-time minstrel banjo music from the 1840s until past the Civil War, this is a great deal for you. This Minstrel Banjo Stroke Style tab book and CD is written by Bob Flesher and is the book that began the resurgence in the Minstrel Banjo Style that is so popular today.
It contains 60 unknown minstrel instrumental songs written in tablature with CD. You can hear them before you play them. The songs are arranged from easy to increasingly difficult. This is the book that opened up minstrel music to today's banjo players. It was the first book ever published teaching the old minstrel style of playing using 7 different period banjo tutors from 1855 to 1867 and is still the best and most thorough publication and CD to teach the entire style.
Minstrel banjo stroke style is so-called because you strike the string with the back of your nail. It is a very fancy form of the clawhammer banjo style. Written 20 years ago, it has never been surpassed. Each song in this book and CD is played exactly as it was played in the 1840s, 50s and 60s on an authentic 1850's banjo. Once you have learned these techniques they can be incorporated back to the modern style of clawhammer banjo. Learn what the old banjo players of the 1800s invented and has since been lost. You can hear a sample of the songs in this book and CD and read more details by going to drhorsehair.com/recordings.htm .
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