You Can Teach Yourself Banjo by Ear

You Can Teach Yourself Banjo by Ear

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Many musicians, including some that are technically quite advanced, never break away from the printed page to learn by simply listening and re-creating. the common name for this process is playing by ear. with some basic guidelines, any musician with rudimentary skills can teach himself or herself to play by ear, adding a new dimension to their playing skills. This book teaches the 5-string banjoist to listen and play solos and chord progressions by ear, providing essential ear training and techniques needed to participate in jam sessions of all types! Chapters include: Learning Chord Progressions by Ear; Faking a Solo; Playing the Melody by Ear; and Using Licks. Written in tablature only. the companion recording is in split-track format with the melody track on the left and the rhythm on the right.CHORD. PROGRESSIONS. BY. EAR. The banjo is a very chord-oriented instrument. Unlike most instruments, the banjo makes use of ... The banjoist can a€œ fakea€ a song by ear (play an approximation of the melody) after very little study time if he knows the chord progression. ... but if you will be learning country or popular songs by ear, you should be aware of it. ... Turnarounds are occasionally used to start a song (especially in gospel music), and endings are almost always present.

Title:You Can Teach Yourself Banjo by Ear
Author:Jack Hatfield
Publisher:Mel Bay Publications - 2011-02-07


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