5 String Banjo Chord Chart, G Tuning, g, D, G, B, D, includes the major, minor and seventh chord fingerings. Includes a banjo fret board with all of the notes marked. The Banjo is an essential instrument in everyones Bluegrass band and this chart will get you going.
A quick-reference guide for the left-handed 5-String and G-tuning banjo chords, plus a fingerboard diagram showing the location of the notes on the banjo fingerboard.
About the Author Wayne Erbsen is an active teacher, writer, musician, and publisher who has made it his lifelong passion to collect, preserve, and perform historic American music.
Geoff Hohwald began playing banjo in 1964 in Columbus, Ohio which was a "hot bed of bluegrass at the time. While there Geoff studied banjo under John Hickman. He performed with many other great musicians there including Bill Monroe s last two guitar players Tom Ewing and Wayne Lewis, Other Musicians that Geoff played with in the Columbus area were Red Allen, Sandy Rothman, Sid Campbell., Dave Evans , Frank Wakefield, Hylo Brown, Buddy Thomas, The Fields Brothers, Landon Messer, Earl Taylor and Brian Aldridge. Since coming to Atlanta Geoff has played with Bear Creek in Underground Atlanta, at the Alliance Theatre for the Robber Bridegroom, with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, and is one of the founding members of the Greater Atlanta Bluegrass Band. Geoff is mostly known around the country for his banjo teaching materials which are sold world wide. He has been collecting vintage instruments for years and has owned or played all of the classic bluegrass instruments and has helped many musicians in the southeast area obtain classic instruments.
This book presents an extremely comprehensive collection of 5-string and plectrum banjo chord forms for G and C tunings. Beginning with C and proceeding chromatically through B, every possible inversion of every chord, from basic triads to thirteenth chords are shown in easy to read diagrams. To aid in comprehension of chord construction, every chord is shown in root position in standard notation. A general review of hand positions, general technique, bridge adjustments, strings, and use of the capo is provided in the last few pages. Illustrated with pencil drawings, diagrams and photographs.
Play your way to banjo-playing expertise Traditionally associated with country, folk, and bluegrass music, the banjo is accessible to anyone with the patience and willpower to learn it. This second edition of Banjo For Dummies does the rest of the work for you with updated practice lessons, teaching techniques, and step-by-step examples. With this guide, you will learn tips and techniques for selecting the right instruments and accessories, how to develop correct hand position and posture, and how to tune, care for, and make simple repairs to the instrument. An updated multimedia component features companion audio tracks and complementary video lessons that cement the concepts readers gain during their reading.