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Complete Left Handed Banjo Kit

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Left Handed Clawhammer Banjo Kit $59.95

Learn Banjo! Two hours and 30 minutes of video instruction,


2 DVDs - first lessonsecond lesson, the Great

Bay Stomp CD by award winning banjo player Ryan

Thomson, plus a book of tablature of the 19 tunes

on the CD.

This course by award winning banjo player and

teacher Ryan Thomson is designed for lefthanded

beginners with no previous experience with

clawhammer style playing. No music reading

ability is needed. A 5 string left handed banjo in

standard "G" tuning is required. Ryan patiently

teaches how to tune the banjo and the basics of

claw hammer techniques, sometimes described as

"frailing," "rapping," and "drop thumb." Fingering

techniques such as "pull offs," "hammers," and

"slides," are explained and demonstrated and an

easy tune is taught in the first DVD. The second

DVD in the series teaches how to read banjo

"tabs," which are written music for the banjo.

Also, on the second DVD Ryan patiently teaches the 19 different banjo tunes which are on

the Great Bay Stomp banjo CD which was highly rated by the Old Time Herald. Detailed

instructions are given for 6 different banjo tunings, including A, double D, open D, and

modal tunings. The tunes range in difficulty from easy to advanced. Included is the Banjo

Tab Book with transcriptions of all 19 tunes plus lore about the tunes and a written

description of the playing techniques used in clawhammer banjo. The price for the

complete left handed kit is $59.95

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Want to play banjo right handed? - click here

But if you want to stick with playing music lefty, here are more resources for you:

- Left Handed Fiddling for Beginners, click here.

- Playing the Violin and Fiddle Left Handed, click here.

- Irish Fiddle, Left Handed Style, click here.

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