Technique & Method Books & DVD's
I've probably bought more than my share of
banjo books and DVD's over the years, but I
think their information is timeless.
This is what I've got in my personal reference
library today, and I add to the list whenever I
come across something interesting.
Banjo Chord Finder, by Chad Johnson, Hal Leonard Publishing
Banjo Picking Styles, by Bela Fleck, Homespun Tapes, Ltd.
Banjo Scale Finder, by Chad Johnson, Hal Leonard Publishing
Banjo Techniques of Jens Kruger, by Jens Kruger, Homespun Tapes, Ltd. (DVD)
Bluegrass Banjo, by Pete Wernick, Oak Publications
Bluegrass Masters: Bill Keith, by Tony Trischka and Bill Keith, Oak Publications
Branching Out on Bluegrass Banjo Vol. 1 & 2 (DVD), by Pete Wernick, Homespun Tapes
Earl Scruggs and the 5-String Banjo (Revised and Enhanced Edition), by Earl Scruggs, Hal
Future Evolution of the Banjoman Vol. 1 & 2, by Robert K. Geurts, Spirited Music Inc.
Hal Leonard Banjo Method (Books 1 & 2), by Mac Robertson, Robbie Clement, and Will
Schmid, Hal Leonard Publishing
How To Play The 5-String Banjo, by Pete Seeger, Homespun Tapes
Introduction to Bluegrass Banjo, by Eddie Collins, Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Key to Five-String Banjo: Home Improvisation Workshop, by Pat Cloud, Mel Bay
Masters of the 5 String Banjo - In Their Own Words And Music, by Tony Trischka and Pete
Wernick, AcuTab Publications, Inc.
Mel Bay's Modern 5-String Banjo Method Grade 1, by Alan Munde, Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Mel Bay's Advanced 5-String Banjo Technique, by Neil Griffin, Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Melodic Banjo, by Tony Trischka, Oak Publications
Power Pickin' Vol. 1, Up The Neck Backup For Bluegrass Banjo (DVD), by Bill Evans,
AcuTab Publications, Inc.
Power Pickin' Vol. 3, Playing Banjo Backup in a Bluegrass Band, by Bill Evans, AcuTab
Splitting the Licks: Improvising and Arranging Songs on the 5-String Banjo, by Janet Davis,
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Teach Yourself Bluegrass Banjo, by Tony Trischka, Oak Publications