Banjo set up made easy with a step-by-step guide!
This renowned author walks banjo players through masterful techniques to maximize the performance of their instrument. Step-by-step banjo instructions cover tone chamber fit, tailpiece angle, bridge selection, neck angle and heel fit, head adjustments, air chamber tap-tuning and resonator adjustments, string gauge selection, head selection, and much more. Each chapter provides a detailed background and analysis of the parts to be adjusted and explores the differences between archtop, flattop, tube-and-plate, and one-piece flange banjos. How to Set Up the Best Sounding Banjo Book has more than 100 photos, illustrations and charts that make this technical guide easy to follow. To round out this already unique text, amplification tips are provided by legendary banjo player extraordinaire Earl Scruggs, considered the father of bluegrass music. 80 pages, 9 inch. x 12 inch.