Mike Seeger's in-depth survey of southern banjo styles teaches nine pieces to help players develop a full range of repertoire and traditional techniques. Each section features a performance of an important historic song, information as to its style and source, a close-up view of each of the nine banjos used, and detailed instruction on how to play it. Video One: Songs: Soon in the Morning, Babe; Roustabout; Jim Crack Corn; Battle in the Horseshoe; Darling Cora; Devil's Dream; Little Birdie; Around the World; and Whoopin' Up Cattle. 86-MIN. VIDEO, INCLUDES TAB + DETAILED INFORMATIONAL NOTES, EARLY INTERMEDIATE LEVEL Video 2: Focuses on 2- and 3-finger techniques. Songs: Flop Eared Mule, Lost Gander, The Sailor and the Soldier, American Spanish Fandango, Got No Silver Nor Gold, Blues, We're Up Against It Now, That's What Old Bachelors Are Made Out Of, The Last of Callahan, Lady Gay. 90-MIN. VIDEO, INCLUDES TAB + DETAILED INFORMATIONAL NOTES, EARLY INTERMEDIATE LEVEL. Video Three: Presents an overview of mid-20th-century styles, helping you develop a full range of traditional techniques and repertoire. Songs: Down South Blues, Last Night When My Willie Come Home, Wabash Blues, Bright Sunny South, Roll On John, Needlecase, Come My Little Pink, I'm Head Over Heels in Love. 110-MIN., EARLY INTERMEDIATE LEVEL, INCLUDES TAB + DETAILED INFORMATIONAL NOTES.
- Size: 8" x 4-3/4"
- Composer: Mike Seeger