Appalachian Fiddle Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo

Catalog: MB30655M

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This comprehensive collection features over 100 note-for-note skillfully-crafted clawhammer banjo arrangements of “old-time” Southern fiddle tunes, in clear tablature - with suggested guitar chords at a wide variety of skill levels. It contains most of the tunes played in concert or recorded by author Ken Perlman and renowned Appalachian-style fiddler Alan Jabbour, plus over 50 more classic tunes from Ed Haley, Edden Hammons, John Salyer and many other iconic roots fiddlers. Also included:

• Instruction on basic and advanced techniques

• Tips on improving your musicianship

• How to play syncopated rhythms and melodies in clawhammer style

• Frameworks for dealing with crooked tunes and modal tunes

• Historical notes and picturesque backstories

• Ken Perlman demonstrates all tunes and most musical illustrations on 124 online audio tracks

*Online Audio Includes: 24 tracks featuring excerpts from recordings of the author performing with the virtuosic fiddler Alan Jabbour, to whom the book is dedicated.

Publisher: Mel Bay
Composer/Author: Perlman, Ken
Catalog Number: MB30655M