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Jim Mills Banjo DVD
Jim Mills - A Winning Banjo Style   DVD  $35

Learn 12 great tunes as recorded by Jim Mills, a four time winner of the prestigious IBMA Banjo Player Of The Year Award. The tunes are selected from Jim's two solo projects as well as recordings he made with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder. The tunes include some basic ones that a relative beginner could hope to master as well as a few that will challenge experienced pickers.

Ron Stewart Banjo DVD
Ron Stewart - A Bluegrass Banjo Professional   DVD  $35

Ron Stewart has emerged in recent years as one of the most admired and influential banjos players in bluegrass music. His style is on display in this banjo DVD, where Ron discusses his thoughts on many aspects of professional-level banjo playing - like finding and playing the melody on a vocal tune and positioning/adapting the right hand for the best tone.

Learn To Play Bluegrass Banjo - Lesson 3
Learn To Play Bluegrass Banjo - Beginner Banjo DVD
Lesson 3 $30

Builds on the material covered in Lessons 1 and 2. Learn some common left hand techniques and add them to your songs. Slides, hammer ons and pull offs are covered, and multiple drills are presented before adding them to songs.

Order the first three lessons for only $75 - a $15 savings over the cost of purchasing them separately.

Sammy Shelor banjo DVD
Sammy Shelor - A Demonstration and Analysis of an Award-Winning Style DVD   $30

This DVD offers a super glimpse into the style of one of bluegrass music's most highly-regarded pickers. Sammy spends time talking about creating solos, playing backup and getting the best sound out of your banjo. He also teaches a number of songs in a split screen format. Tab booklet included. Ernest T. Grass, Daddy's Dream, When You Go Walking After Midnight. The DVD also contains as a bonus, the 20 minute Huber banjos video catalog.

Banjo Backup - Up The Neck (DVD)
Up The Neck Backup For Bluegrass Banjo - DVD
Power Pickin' Volume 1  $35

Featuring Bill Evans: A visual method for learning the basic techniques used to play bluegrass banjo accompaniment in up the neck positions. The material is presented in a step-by-step approach appropriate for all levels of pickers, and a tab booklet is included. Great for pickers at any skill level! 2 hour DVD.

Killer Tone banjo set up (DVD)
Steve Huber's Killer Tone Banjo Set Up - DVD   $30

Renowned banjo builder Steve Huber takes you through the important variables in banjo set up in this step by step video presentation. Learn how to get that Killer Tone from your banjo! After describing and demonstrating how adjusting head tension, tailpece angle and height, and coordinator rod settings can affect the tone, Steve shows you how to change the tone ring in your banjo and covers adjusting right hand technique for optimum tone. 80 minute DVD. The DVD also includes as a bonus, the 20 minute Huber Banjos video catalog - a $5 value.

Banjo Backup - Down The Neck (DVD)
First Position Backup For Bluegrass Banjo - DVD
Power Pickin' Volume 2  $35

Featuring John Lawless: Starting with the most basic, first look at following a simple chord progression, AcuTab's John Lawless takes you through a detailed discussion and analysis of down the neck backup that encompasses most of the elements that define the bluegrass banjo style. The presentation also covers banjo/fiddle duets and backing up a vocalist. A tab booklet is included.

Learn To Play Bluegrass Banjo - Lesson 2
Learn To Play Bluegrass Banjo - Beginner Banjo DVD
Lesson 2 $30

Follows up on the basics presented in Lesson 1. Start learning the picking patterns that form the basis of bluegrass style banjo. Lesson 2 explains and demonstrates the basic right hand patterns, called rolls, and adds them to the simple melodies taught in Lesson 1.

Order the first three lessons for only $75 - a $15 savings over the cost of purchasing them separately.

Bluegrass Banjo Master Class
Bluegrass Banjo Master Class  DVD
Power Pickin' Volume 4  $35

Master Class is not a term you hear much in the banjo world, though it is quite common in the jazz and classical music worlds. Essentially, it is a chance to attend an instructional event with a noted master of their instrument. In this DVD, Bill Evans follows the same concept, presenting an overview of techniques that will benefit any banjo player.

Learn To Play Bluegrass Banjo - Lesson 1
Learn To Play Bluegrass Banjo - Beginner Banjo DVD
Lesson 1 $30

Your first banjo lesson! Get started on the right foot and start playing music you enjoy right away. Lesson 1 is designed for someone sitting down with a banjo for the first time, and explains how to tune and hold your banjo, and will teach you a few simple chords and melodies.

Order the first three lessons for only $75 - a $15 savings over the cost of purchasing them separately.

Bluegrass Jamming Essentials
Bluegrass Jamming Essentials - Play With The Pros  $35

Learn the basics of bluegrass jamming for all instruments, and pick up tips and tricks valuable at any skill level. Featuring Bill Evans, Megan Lynch, Adam Steffey, Tim Stafford, David Thomas. Covers important topics like the basic roles of the bass, mandolin, guitar, banjo and fiddle in the band setting, and address such crucial topics as tuning, choosing keys and tempos, proper capo use and more. Other concepts covered include backup and fills, soloing, playing with drive, a variety of song formats, and communication within a band while playing. 2.5 Hour DVD with booklet

Ron Block banjo DVD
Ron Block - A Fresh Look At Bluegrass Banjo 2 DVD set $50

This 2-DVD set contains 3 hours and 40 minutes of Ron explaining the concepts and techniques which make up his banjo style, carefully explained and demonstrated. The stylistic elements are reinforced in both discussion and demonstration, and the 7 songs and solos Ron teaches in great detail. Includes tab booklet.

Playing Banjo Backup In A Bluegrass Band
Playing Banjo Backup In A Bluegrass Band   DVD
Power Pickin' Volume 3  $35

Bill Evans demonstrates effective banjo backup for 7 standard tunes, showing the techniques in detail, and also playing them with a band. A variety of keys, styles and tempos are demonstrated in this 2 hour DVD with examples of roll based backup, vamping and two finger techniques. Both up and down the neck backup are shown and a tab booklet is included.