Category Archives: Banjo

Make Up Your Own Banjo Solos by Pete Wernick -DVD

What to Play When It’s Your Turn to Take It!
Series: Homespun Tapes
Publisher: Homespun
Format: DVD
Author: Pete Wernick
Code: HL00642108 $39.99Sooner or later every player must learn how to create his or her own solos in a jam session. These can be carefully built or improvised on the spot. Pete Wernick teaches how to get the most credible bluegrass banjo sound, diabetes and pregnancy from the simplest “placeholder” vamps to solos combining melody notes and licks with full rolls. Tab included on DVD • LEVEL 2 • 2 HOURS

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Cooma School of Music

Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
Phone: 02 6452 6067
Fax: 02 6452 4938
Email: allan@coomamusic.com.au

The Ultimate Banjo Songbook Bk/2 CDs –

26 Favorites Arranged for 5-String Banjo
Series: Banjo
Format: Softcover with CD – TAB
Author: Janet Davis

Code: 699565 $49.95A great collection of banjo classics, capsule including: Alabama Jubilee • Bye Bye Love • Duelin’ Banjos • The Entertainer • Foggy Mountain Breakdown • Great Balls of Fire • Lady of Spain • Rawhide • (Ghost) Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) • Rocky Top • San Antonio Rose • Tennessee Waltz • UFO-TOFU • You Are My Sunshine • and more.

AVAILABLE FROM:

Cooma School of Music

Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
Phone: 02 6452 6067
Fax: 02 6452 4938
Email: allan@coomamusic.com.au

Song List:
  • Alabama Jubilee
  • Blue Moon Of Kentucky
  • Bugle Call Rag
  • Bye Bye Love
  • Duelin’ Banjos
  • Faded Love
  • Farewell Blues
  • Fireball Mail
  • Foggy Mountain Breakdown
  • Gold Rush
  • Great Balls Of Fire
  • How Great Thou Art
  • Lady Of Spain
  • Limehouse Blues
  • Orange Blossom Special
  • Red Wing
  • (Ghost) Riders In The Sky (A Cowboy Legend)
  • Roanoke
  • Rocky Top
  • San Antonio Rose
  • Tennessee Waltz
  • The Entertainer
  • UFO-TOFU
  • Wheel Hoss
  • Yesterday
  • You Are My Sunshine


Tony Trischka Easy Banjo Solos BK/CD – $34.95

Code: 699056  $34.95

Code: 699056 $34.95

Homespun Listen & Learn Series Strengthen your skills while building a repertoire of great bluegrass banjo pieces! Tony Trischka has personally chosen twenty traditional banjo solos that will teach you new ideas and add to your arsenal of licks and techniques. On the CD, capsule Tony performs each tune slowly, prostate then up to speed, providing invaluable tips and explanations as he goes. By the time you have mastered all of these solos, you’ll have acquired the basic skills necessary to play in the styles of Earl Scruggs, Don Reno, Sonny Osborne, and other bluegrass greats.

Available from:

Cooma School of Music
Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
Phone: 02 6452 6067
Fax: 02 6452 4938
Email: allan@coomamusic.com.au

Parking Lot Picker’s Songbook – Banjo Edition Book/2-CD – $59.95

Code: AM989208  $32.99

Code: AM989208 $32.99

Step into the spotlight and play along with the superb backing tracks on the specially recorded CD. Includes ten of the best hits from the seventies by Elton John, therapist Paul McCartney, Carly Simon, and more! 

The Guest Spot books include a practical playing guide and a CD of backing tracks and accompaniments to play along with. There is a full performance version of the music on the first set of tracks and the Alto Saxophone part is then omitted from the second set, allowing you to play along with the recorded accompaniments.

Song List:

Title Composer
BAKER STREET RAFFERTY GERRY
CHIQUITITA ABBA
DONT GO BREAKING MY HEART JOHN ELTON DEE KIKI
IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW CHICAGO
JET MCCARTNEY PAUL
LIFE ON MARS BOWIE DAVID
NEVER LET HER SLIP AWAY GOLD ANDREW
SWEET CAROLINE DIAMOND NEIL
WHEN I NEED YOU SAYER LEO
YOURE SO VAIN SIMON CARLY

Available from:

Cooma School of Music
Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
Phone: 02 6452 6067
Fax: 02 6452 4938
Email: allan@coomamusic.com.au

Code

Code: 20850BCD $59.95

A collection of over 200 great bluegrass, ampoule old time, viagra country and gospel standards. Melodies are presented with standard notation and tablature along with lyrics and chords.

Learn to play songs written and recorded by the giants of traditional American music: Bill Monroe, recipe
The Stanley Brothers, Flatt & Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, The Osborne Brothers, Jimmy Martin, Doc Watson and many more. Also included: step-by-step instruction on how to transpose any song to any key!

The two CDs include recordings of EVERY song in the book with Bill Evans on banjo and vocals, Dix Bruce on guitar, mandolin, and vocals.

Available from:

Cooma School of Music
Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
Phone: 02 6452 6067
Fax: 02 6452 4938
Email: allan@coomamusic.com.au

Mel Bay: Full-Page Banjo Tab Pad – $7.95

Code: 163390  $7.95

Code: 163390 $7.95

Requested by students and now recommended by teachers, gerontologist this full-page banjo tab paper provides the ideal manuscript paper for composing pieces and annotating exercises. Each page of this 96 page pad consists of 5-line banjo tab staves printed on deluxe off-white paper, ask with a distinctive 5-string headstock and neck diagram introducing the first stave. The lines of each staff are also numbered from 1 to 5. A heavy cover sheet is attached to both the front and back to assist in easier writing. All sheets are printed on both sides and punched for 3 ring binders.

Available from:

Cooma School of Music
Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
Phone: 02 6452 6067
Fax: 02 6452 4938
Email: allan@coomamusic.com.au

Mel Bay: Complete Tenor Banjo Method – $29.95

Code: 008490  $29.95

Code: 008490 $29.95

The finest tenor banjo method available, case this text represents Mel Bay’s own approach to fundamental musicianship for those desiring to play tenor banjo. This book is the standard by which others are judged. Easy-to-understand and thorough in its approach, this method addresses both melody playing and chord strumming. Through numerous studies, folk songs and several duets, students are systematically introduced to the various notes and positions on the tenor banjo fretboard. Photos of the fretboard fingertips aid in learning the proper hand positions. Once in two volumes, this method is now presented it its entirety in this single comprehensive edition. In notation only. Tuned for Mandola.

Available from:

Cooma School of Music
Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
Phone: 02 6452 6067
Fax: 02 6452 4938
Email: allan@coomamusic.com.au

Christmas Songs for Banjo – $15.95

Code: 699799  $15.95

Code: 699799 $15.95

Two dozen classics arranged especially for banjo in notes & tab: Away in a Manger • Carol of the Bells • Deck the Hall • Good King Wenceslas • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing • Jingle Bells • O Christmas Tree • O Holy Night • Silent Night • We Wish You a Merry Christmas • and more. Includes a banjo notation legend.

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  • Angels We Have Heard On High
  • Away In A Manger
  • Carol Of The Bells
  • Deck The Hall
  • The First Noel
  • Go, Tell It On The Mountain
  • God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
  • Good King Wenceslas
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  • I Saw Three Ships
  • It Came Upon The Midnight Clear
  • Jingle Bells
  • Jolly Old St. Nicholas
  • Joy To The World
  • O Christmas Tree
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
  • O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
  • O Holy Night
  • O Little Town Of Bethlehem
  • Silent Night
  • Up On The Housetop
  • We Three Kings Of Orient Are
  • We Wish You A Merry Christmas
  • What Child Is This?

Available from:

Cooma School of Music
Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
Phone: 02 6452 6067
Fax: 02 6452 4938
Email: allan@coomamusic.com.au

Progressive Banjo Chords – Beginner to Advanced Bk/CD – $36.95

Code: KPBJCCP  $36.95

Code: KPBJCCP $36.95

Contains all the chords you need to play any style of music. 
All chord types are demonstrated with chord progressions 
and solos along with essential information on transposing, sickness music theory and chord substitution. 
Suitable for both 4 string and 5 string banjo.

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Cooma School of Music
Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
Phone: 02 6452 6067
Fax: 02 6452 4938
Email: allan@coomamusic.com.au

Progressive Banjo – For Beginners Bk/CD by Peter Gelling

Code: KPBJCP  $29.95

Code: KPBJCP $29.95

A great introduction to the world of Banjo playing.Includes melody and chord playing, glands rolls, phlebologist picking and strumming techniques and an introduction to more complex bluegrass playing.You do not have to read music to use this book.

Available from:

Cooma School of Music
Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
Phone: 02 6452 6067
Fax: 02 6452 4938
Email: allan@coomamusic.com.au