Arranger GERNER, STEVE
Voicing/Instrument BANJO COLL
Publisher MEL BAY PUBLICATIONS, INC
American Banjo: Three-Finger and Scruggs Style
A massive collection of transcriptions spanning the history of three-finger style five-string banjo playing to Earl Scruggs. This is a one-of-a-kind resource containing 49 transcriptions beginning with some of the style's earliest forms up through those that approach the fully developed Scruggs style. These solos, written in easy-to-read tablature, are also a great source of beginner to intermediate level arrangements that players will want to learn.
These note-for-note transcriptions serve as a companion to the CD recording of the same title featuring such players as Snuffy Jenkins, Larry Richardson, Joe Stuart, Smiley Hobbs, Junie Scruggs, Mike Seeger, Eric Weissburg, Pete Kuykendall, Veronica (Roni) Stoneman Cox, and more. These field recordings were made on location in the hills and hollers of the Appalachian region in the late 1950's by Mike Seeter. Songs, forty-nine in all, includes favorites like "Cripple Creek", "Home, Sweet Home", "John Henry", "Liza Jane", "Lonesome Road Blues", "Sally Goodin", "Turkey in the Straw," "Wildwood Flower",and many more.