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Homespun Southern Banjo Styles - Volume 1 (VHS)
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Mike Seeger's in-depth survey of southern banjo styles teaches nine pieces to help players develop a full range of repertoire and traditional techniq...Click To Read More About This Product
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Mike Seeger's in-depth survey of southern banjo styles teaches nine pieces to help players develop a full range of repertoire and traditional techniques. Each section features a performance of an important historic song, information as to its style and source, a close-up view of each of the nine banjos used, and detailed instruction on how to play it. Songs: Soon in the Morning, Babe; Roustabout; Jim Crack Corn; Battle in the Horseshoe; Darling Cora; Devil's Dream; Little Birdie; Around the World; and Whoopin' Up Cattle. 86-MIN. VIDEO, INCLUDES TAB & DETAILED INFORMATIONAL NOTES, LEVEL 3 The material presented here is based on Mike Seeger's Grammy-nominated Smithsonian CD Southern Banjo Sounds.
Size: 8" x 4-3/4"
Artist: Mike Seeger
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This whole series is incredible, and the tunes on Vol. 1 are my favorites (by a whisker).Seeger is clear, gives useful insights about each tune and about playing in general. His performances are spot on and he has an uncanny ability to play very slowly while still sounding musical. Each tune is taught clearly and the camera work is exceptional. I especially like the plain black background and the use of split screens so that both the right and left hand can be seen up close.Very professional production, very professional performance and teaching.