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STI-104 "How To Play Clawhammer Banjo"

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STI-104-CD "How To Play Clawhammer Banjo"
Peter Feldmann

In 1975, Peter Feldmann released what was then the first record and booklet instruction package for clawhammer banjo. Originally issued as an Lp with instruction booklet, this long out of print material is now being made available on a CD in what is called "CD Extra" format - (a complete instruction booklet is included on the CD).

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NOTE: To view or print the booklet, which contains instructions plus tablature ("TABS") of all the original tracks of tunes, songs and exercises, you will need access to a computer whch can read standard CD-ROM discs. Alternately, for an additional $5 ($8.50 foreign), a copy of the booklet on loose-leaf sheets will be sent with the CD.

Inside USA $19.50

 
Foreign Orders $25.50
 

A complete instruction package with 24 recorded exercises
on 22 separate tracks and a 14 page instruction
booklet embedded on the CD containing exact
tablature for all the tunes and exercises, plus
chord and tuning charts, information on minor banjo
adjustments, photos of hand positions, book and record
references and more.

System requirements: - a computer with a disc drive able to read CD-ROM discs.

1 - TUNING & BASIC STROKE
2 - HAMMERING-ON, PULL-OFFS
& SLIDES
3 & 4 - OLD JOE CLARK
5 & 6 - CRIPPLE CREEK
7 - SHADY GROVE
8 - DROP-THUMBING
9 - JUNE APPLE
10 - THE COO-COO BIRD
11 - LONESOME ROAD BLUES
12 - OLD JIMMEY SUTTON
13 - CUMBERLAND GAP
14 & 15 - FLY AROUND
16 & 17 - MISSISSIPPI SAWYERS
18 & 19 - ARKANSAS TRAVELER
20 & 21 - COAL CREEK MARCH
22 - LEATHER BRITCHES

 

"Peter Feldmann's How To Play Clawhammer Banjo is about to put many of us who teach banjo, especially clawhammer, out of business. In one album-and-booklet package, Mr. Feldmann has given even the barest of musicians food for chawing. I wish I had known of his instructional package sooner because it has certain advantages that other so-called 'personal instructor series do not have.

"If you can hear the music and read the simple tab system, you have as good a chance to learn as you would by paying for a regular half-hour lesson. The only thing you'll need is the discipline to sit down and learn.

"Other systems may promise careful home instruction, but look at their prices. For under ten dollars (sorry, that was in 1975 - pff), Mr. Feldmann will provide you with a package including tablatures, photos, tuning tips, resource material, thirteen complete clawhammer tunes and other helpful information, . . . if you've struggled with books before and had little success, try this album-booklet. I recommend it WITHOUT RESERVATION...

Wayne Shrubsall, Banjo Newsletter, 1975.

 

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