Fingerplunkers News

The Numeralla Fingerplunkers will be playing at:

  1. Cooma Rotary Markets for the 60th Snowy Reunion Sunday 18th October at Centennial Park
  2. Harrietville Bluegrass & Traditional Country Music Convention
  3. Next meeting & jam session: Saturday 17 October at 12.00 noon. This will be temporarily moved to the Numeralla Tennis Club while the hall is undergoing some much needed refurbishments.

Contact: Ross Martin

  • Phone: 6452 4408

  • Mobile: 0414 260 515

  • Email: rocky@home.netspeed.com.au

New Release Bluegrass DVDs & Books!

Code: 699799  $15.95  -wo 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.

Code: 699799 $15.95 -wo 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.

Code: 505990 $19.95  With the Three-Chord Christmas Songbook you will need only minimal playing skills and three chords - G, C, and D7 - to accompany each song in this great book. The jam-packed book is invaluable for all beginning musicians, casual musicians, teachers, family bands, and performers. Melody, lyrics, and chords are included for all songs. Guitar, uke, and five-string banjo diagrams are included for the three chords, along with basic accompaniment tips. Transposing and how-to-use-the-capo tips are included for singers. An invaluable sourcebook for teachers - and a handy, compact fakebook for performers. A unique collection of timeless songs for the entire family. Accompany 50 vibrant Christmas songs with only minimal playing skills. Each song includes melody, lyrics, and chords. Perhaps the most interesting collection of Christmas songs to be found in print today. Interesting historical images are found throughout the text. A superb book for getting beginners involved and keeping them involved. Only a few minutes of technical training equips any person to accompany all 50 songs in this book. Teachers can use this collection as a foundation to teach more advanced patterns and arranging techniques. Excellent "mini fake book" resource for all musicians and performers.
Code: 505890  $34.95    With the Three-Chord Christmas Songbook you will need only minimal playing skills and three chords - G, C, and D7 - to accompany each song in this great book. The jam-packed book is invaluable for all beginning musicians, casual musicians, teachers, family bands, and performers. Melody, lyrics, and chords are included for all songs. Guitar, uke, and five-string banjo diagrams are included for the three chords, along with basic accompaniment tips. Transposing and how-to-use-the-capo tips are included for singers. An invaluable sourcebook for teachers - and a handy, compact fakebook for performers. A unique collection of timeless songs for the entire family. Accompany 50 vibrant Christmas songs with only minimal playing skills. Each song includes melody, lyrics, and chords. Perhaps the most interesting collection of Christmas songs to be found in print today. Interesting historical images are found throughout the text. A superb book for getting beginners involved and keeping them involved. Only a few minutes of technical training equips any person to accompany all 50 songs in this book. Teachers can use this collection as a foundation to teach more advanced patterns and arranging techniques. Excellent "mini fake book" resource for all musicians and performers.

Code: 505890 $34.95 With the Three-Chord Christmas Songbook you will need only minimal playing skills and three chords - G, C, and D7 - to accompany each song in this great book. The jam-packed book is invaluable for all beginning musicians, casual musicians, teachers, family bands, and performers. Melody, lyrics, and chords are included for all songs. Guitar, uke, and five-string banjo diagrams are included for the three chords, along with basic accompaniment tips. Transposing and how-to-use-the-capo tips are included for singers. An invaluable sourcebook for teachers - and a handy, compact fakebook for performers. A unique collection of timeless songs for the entire family. Accompany 50 vibrant Christmas songs with only minimal playing skills. Each song includes melody, lyrics, and chords. Perhaps the most interesting collection of Christmas songs to be found in print today. Interesting historical images are found throughout the text. A superb book for getting beginners involved and keeping them involved. Only a few minutes of technical training equips any person to accompany all 50 songs in this book. Teachers can use this collection as a foundation to teach more advanced patterns and arranging techniques. Excellent "mini fake book" resource for all musicians and performers.

Code: 506190 $59.95   By Murphy Henry. For Guitar (Flatpicking). Rhythm/Backup. Learn Music by Ear. Bluegrass. Beginning. DVD. Duration 88. Published by Murphy Method (MB.21968DVD).  Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar Vol. 2 (formerly titled Basic Bluegrass Runs on Guitar Vol. 2): Tired of playing out of G and C position all the time? Ready to try some different keys? This video introduces the keys of D, A, and E and shows you plenty of new and exciting runs to use in these keys. We also explain the all-important Lester Flatt G run! Best of all, we include a long lesson on using the capo to play in different keys. A fabulous video for guitar players who feel like they are stuck in a rut. Jam-packed with information you won't find anywhere else! No Tab.

Code: 506190 $59.95 By Murphy Henry. For Guitar (Flatpicking). Rhythm/Backup. Learn Music by Ear. Bluegrass. Beginning. DVD. Duration 88. Published by Murphy Method. Tired of playing out of G and C position all the time? Ready to try some different keys? This video introduces the keys of D, A, and E and shows you plenty of new and exciting runs to use in these keys. We also explain the all-important Lester Flatt G run! Best of all, we include a long lesson on using the capo to play in different keys. A fabulous video for guitar players who feel like they are stuck in a rut. Jam-packed with information you won't find anywhere else! No Tab.

Code: 506390    $59.95   By Murphy Henry with Casey Henry. For Banjo 5 String. Solos. Learn Music by Ear. Bluegrass. Intermediate. DVD. Duration 135. Published by Murphy Method (MB.22046DVD).  Great Banjo Tunes (formerly titled Advanced Banjo) (Now on DVD!) Six challenging new tunes are taught including Don Reno's Limehouse Blues and Dixie Breakdown. Basic melodic licks, new chord positions, and jazzy Reno sounds are introduced. Guest teacher for Kansas City Railroad Blues is Casey Henry. No Tab. Also includes The Goldrush, Bill Cheatum, and Shenandoah Breakdown.

Code: 506390 $59.95 By Murphy Henry with Casey Henry. For Banjo 5 String. Solos. Learn Music by Ear. Bluegrass. Intermediate. DVD. Duration 135. Published by Murphy Method. Six challenging new tunes are taught including Don Reno's Limehouse Blues and Dixie Breakdown. Basic melodic licks, new chord positions, and jazzy Reno sounds are introduced. Guest teacher for Kansas City Railroad Blues is Casey Henry. No Tab. Also includes The Goldrush, Bill Cheatum, and Shenandoah Breakdown.

Code: 506290   $59.95

Code: 506290 $59.95 For Banjo (5-String). Solos. Bluegrass. Intermediate-Advanced. DVD. Duration 120. Published by Murphy Method. Earl's "tuner" songs are not as hard to play as you think! "Reuben", with the banjo retuned in the Key of D, is just plain fun to play; and very impressive! How to set the tuners is carefully explained. On "Earl's Breakdown" and "Randy Lynn Rag", Murphy also shows how to play these numbers without the special tuners. "Flint Hill Special", and is also taught. No Tab.

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