Banjo Primer Book for Beginners Deluxe Edition with DVD and 2 Jam CDs Paperback – 9 March 2015
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Geoff Hohwald began playing banjo in 1964 in Columbus, Ohio which was a "hot bed of bluegrass at the time. While there Geoff studied banjo under John Hickman. He performed with many other great musicians there including Bill Monroe s last two guitar players Tom Ewing and Wayne Lewis, Other Musicians that Geoff played with in the Columbus area were Red Allen, Sandy Rothman, Sid Campbell., Dave Evans , Frank Wakefield, Hylo Brown, Buddy Thomas, The Fields Brothers, Landon Messer, Earl Taylor and Brian Aldridge. Since coming to Atlanta Geoff has played with Bear Creek in Underground Atlanta, at the Alliance Theatre for the Robber Bridegroom, with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, and is one of the founding members of the Greater Atlanta Bluegrass Band. Geoff is mostly known around the country for his banjo teaching materials which are sold world wide. He has been collecting vintage instruments for years and has owned or played all of the classic bluegrass instruments and has helped many musicians in the southeast area obtain classic instruments.
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BrilliantReviewed in the United Kingdom on 16 January 2021
I am an ok guitar player and have always wanted to play the banjo but was concerned that it would be too difficult. I purchased a banjo for Christmas 2020 and, after reading the reviews, used this tutorial to learn. At first it came as a shock to find the fingering for the chords are completely different to the guitar. However, the instructions are so clear and the lessons so enjoyable, I am now playing 4 of the songs from the book after only 3 weeks. All the other good reviews are true.
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ExcellentReviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 March 2021
I bought a few books to get me going. This one is BY FAR the best. Comprehensive and clear, love it. I'm buying others from the same author.
Easy to followReviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 August 2019
A good beginners book
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