Recommended Books

Pete Wernick SongbookBluegrass Songbook

140 classic songs. The only book with instruction on bluegrass singing, including bluegrass harmony, and many pages of tips from the all-time greats including Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt, Ralph Stanley, Jimmy Martin, Bob Osborne, Red Allen, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, John Duffey, Charlie Waller, Peter Rowan and more…

Bluegrass Jamming on FiddleFiddle Jamming

Bluegrass Jamming on Fiddle covers: 31 bluegrass jam standards, how to jam with others, how to improvise and make up your own tasteful licks and fills, almost painless music theory, how to play harmony, how to transpose and play in different keys, and everything you’ll need to march fearlessly into your next jam or picking session! This fun book is fully illustrated with almost 200 vintage photos. All the books in the series are 96 pages, 9″ x 12″ and teach the same 31 tunes. Each book includes an audio instructional CD with 98 tracks.

Banjo JammingBluegrass Jamming on Banjo

Bluegrass Jamming on Banjo is a simple and fun method that shows you how to play and improvise on 31 bluegrass jam standards, what to do at your first jam and how to make the tunes your own.You’ll learn to make up your own licks and fills while you march fearlessly into your first jam with your banjo blazing away (well almost). This fun book is fully illustrated with almost 200 vintage photos, 112 pages, spiral binding, 9″ x 12.” Includes an audio instructional CD with a whopping 197 MP3 tracks to play on your computer.

Mando JammingBluegrass Jamming on Mandolin

Bluegrass Jamming on Mandolin covers: how to jam with others, how to improvise and make up your own tasteful licks and fills, almost painless music theory, how to play harmony, how to transpose and play in different keys, and everything you’ll need to march fearlessly into your next jam or picking session! This fun book is fully illustrated with almost 200 vintage photos. Coming soon: All the books in the series teach the same 31 tunes, 96 pages, 9″ x 12″ and include an audio instructional CD.

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