Complete Clawhammer Banjo Kit $59.95
Learn Banjo! Two hours and 30 minutes of video instruction,
Stomp CD by award winning banjo player Ryan
Thomson, plus a book of tablature of the 19 tunes on
This course by award winning banjo player and teacher
Ryan Thomson is designed for beginners with no
previous experience with claw hammer style playing.
No music reading ability is needed. A 5 string banjo in
standard "G" tuning is required. Ryan patiently teaches
how to tune the banjo and the basics of clawhammer
techniques, sometimes described as "frailing,"
"rapping," and "drop thumb." Fingering techniques such
as "pull offs," "hammers," and "slides," are explained
and demonstrated and an easy tune is taught in the
first DVD. The second DVD in the series teaches how to
read banjo "tabs," which are written music for the
Ryan also patiently teaches the 19 different banjo tunes which are on the Great Bay Stomp
banjo CD which was highly rated by the Old Time Herald. Detailed instructions are given
for 6 different banjo tunings, including A, double D, open D, and modal tunings. The tunes
range in difficulty from easy to advanced. Included is the Banjo Tab Book with
transcriptions of all 19 tunes plus lore about the tunes and a written description of the
playing techniques used in clawhammer banjo. The price for the complete kit is $59.95
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From happy customers:
One week after NEFFA and I've been working away on Lesson 1 in your Banjo kit. By george,
I think I've got it ! Getting ready to go on to Lesson 2.Thanks for the great teaching
method you use on your DVD's. They're definitely working for me.
Toronto, ON Canada
I received your Clawhammer Banjo Kit yesterday. It's FANTASTIC! I am so pleased with the
way you teach. I may eventually get your fiddle course. Thanks again,
Thanks so much. I'm FINALLY starting to get this clawhammer style.....and it is really a lot
of fun. Your DVD is "a picture being worth a thousand words". So, these songs are really
getting fun to play. Thanks again.