Enda Scahill Irish Banjo Tutor Book 1

Enda Scahill Irish Banjo Tutor Book 1

The new, comprehensive guide to the Irish Tenor Banjo. This 70-page tutorial, complete with login details to a tune-list of play-along exercises and tunes has been painstakingly crafted to provide an excellent resource for beginner to advanced banjo players. The easy to follow guidelines cover all aspects of banjo playing from the basics of holding the instrument to the intricacies of ornamentation and tune playing. Professor Mick Moloney of New York University, a fellow banjo player of huge international renown, has described Enda’s banjo tutor as “ground-breaking” and “masterfully conceived, the product of years of playing and thoughtful reflection”. This book is a must for all banjo players from young to young-at-heart! “Master lessons from the master!”

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What is in the new book?

  • All music is written in both notation and tablature formats
  • Login details to 2 tune lists featuring 2hours of techniques, demonstrations and tunes recorded slowly and at speed
  • Tunes written out in simple format and then including variations, ornamentation and chords to allow the student to observe how these are added and developed
  • Detailed instructions on using chords and harmony
  • How to create and play variations
  • Specific banjo techniques to greatly improve rhythm and phrasing
  • Old Time banjo rhythm
  • The importance of relaxation and reducing tension
  • How to practice effectively
  • Targeted scales and exercises to improve speed and accuracy