The Banjo and How To Play It

by Alan Middleton

At last – a banjo tutor for the 21st Century! 

Whether you want to play classical fingerstyle banjo or bluegrass, this book will give you the flying start you need. Alan Middleton has produced an absolute gem of a book.

The Banjo and How to Play it contains everything you need to take you from first steps to mastery of the classical banjo.

  • Progressive exercises
  • Tablature and music notation throughout
  • Scales, chords and studies
  • Tips, tricks, tunes and techniques
  • Right- and left-hand techniques

It has been a long time since a comprehensive guide to playing the banjo appeared, but now it’s here. Whether or not you are new to the instrument, you’ll find Alan’s approach a delight to follow. He’ll take you from a standing start to mastery of the banjo and because the studies and exercises are so tuneful your learning experience will be even more enjoyable.

Includes audio demonstrating how it should be done!

Print length 84 pages


Weight 0.370 kg
Dimensions 30.5 × 22.5 × 1.5 cm

Book & CD (hard copy), Book (hard copy) & mp3 audio downloads, eBook (pdf download) & mp3 audio downloads

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