Homespun - Pete Wernick - Make Up Your Own Banjo Solos 2 Volume Set
Sooner or later every player must learn how to create his or her own solos in a jam session. These can be carefully built or improvised on the spot. Pete Wernick teaches how to get the most credible bluegrass banjo sound, from the simplest placeholder vamps to solos combining melody notes and licks with full rolls. DVD Two: In this follow-up DVD, Pete Wernick makes it easy to create convincing solos in common keys that normally challenge learning players: D, C, F and G without a capo. Pete explores nine bluegrass standards, taking each song's melody and showing how to weave it into a full arrangement. Songs: Down in the Valley to Pray Angeline the Baker New River Train and more.
DVD Two: An accomplished banjo player should be able to step out and take a solo in a wide variety of keys, even without the use of a capo. Many learning pickers are challenged by this concept, but master teacher Pete Wernick breaks it down in a way that makes it easy. You ll learn how to create solos in the keys of D, C, F, and up the neck in G. Pete explores nine bluegrass standards, showing first how to find each song s melody notes, then how to create a full-fledged arrangement featuring the recognizable tune. The addition of appealing licks, lead-ins, tags and other embellishments will give your solos polish and interest. Songs: Roll in My Sweet Baby s Arms (D); As I Went Down to the Valley to Pray (D); Angeline the Baker (D); Colleen Malone (D or E); Country Blues (D); New River Train (C); Ain t Gonna Work Tomorrow (C Tuning); Don t Let Your Deal Go Down (F); Will the Circle Be Unbroken (G up the neck). Close-ups of both hands and a printable booklet make every note clear!
Includes PDF Tablature.