Wayne Erbsen has made it his lifelong passion to teach, collect, record, perform, write and publish Southern Appalachian music and folklore. His newest clawhammer banjo book has something for everyone: beginners, intermediate and advanced players. Includes tabs and lyrics to 44 old-time banjo tunes, plus tips on learning tunes on the fly, how to jam, the art of faking it, and improvising. Comes with instructional MP3 CD.
You will learn to play songs including: Big-Eyed Rabbit, Black-Eyed Susie, Cumberland Gap, Fall on My Knees,Gum Tree Canoe, Hangman’s Reel, Lonesome John, Old Plank Road, Senica Square Dance, Tater Patch, Whiskey Before Breakfast, and more.
A master of both the clawhammer and bluegrass banjo styles, Erbsen also performs and records on fiddle, guitar and mandolin, and has authored 28 books of instruction, lore and history. An instructor for over 45 years, Erbsen has taught literally thousands of people to play stringed instruments.