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Banjo According to John Hartford: Licks, Ideas and Music, Vol. 2
     

The Banjo According to John Hartford: Licks, Ideas and Music, Vol. 2

Cast: John Hartford, Chris Sharp

 
The talented banjo player John Hartford returns once more to share some of his personal tricks for enhancing banjo songs. Students are taught how to do Hartford's famous "slide-whistle" lick and his "fiddle-style" melodic licks. He also discusses the best ways to use a metronome and a tape recorder while practicing and the most basic aspects of chromatic scales. Licks

Overview

The talented banjo player John Hartford returns once more to share some of his personal tricks for enhancing banjo songs. Students are taught how to do Hartford's famous "slide-whistle" lick and his "fiddle-style" melodic licks. He also discusses the best ways to use a metronome and a tape recorder while practicing and the most basic aspects of chromatic scales. Licks based on diminished and augmented chords are demonstrated, as well as banjo back-up licks and "pushing the beat." To illustrate some of these techniques, Hartford plays "Sally Goodin," "Old Time River Man," "Your Tax Dollars at Work," and "Foggy Mountain Landscape."

Product Details

Release Date:
05/18/2004
UPC:
0073999587227
Rating:
NR
Source:
Hal Leonard
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
83,765

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Intro [1:38]
2. The Chromatic Scale [3:47]
3. Slide Whistle Licks [4:03]
4. "Old Time River Man" [3:46]
5. "Old Time River Man" Key of A [1:21]
6. Jazzy Chord Progression [3:44]
7. Diminished Chord Progression [:45]
8. The Whole Tone Scale [1:51]
9. "Sally Goodin'" [4:25]
10. Slide Whistle Lick With the Eb Banjo [:51]
11. Accidental Counterpoint [2:41]
12. Fiddle Fingering in C Tuning [2:19]
13. D Tuning [1:21]
14. Straight C Tuning [1:47]
15. Key of F [:43]
16. Backing Up Fiddling [1:35]
17. Backing Up Fiddling "Leather Britches" [2:53]
18. Phrasing Revisited [2:20]
19. Working on Tape [4:51]
20. Pushing the Beat [:46]
21. "Goin' Back to Dixie" [1:03]
22. "Cacklin' Hen" [2:02]
23. Dancing and Playing the Banjo [3:56]
24. Footlature [2:47]
25. Writing Banjo Breakdowns "Annual Breakdown" [1:33]
26. "Annual Waltz" [1:55]
27. "Your Tax Dollars at Work" [1:36]
28. "Your Tax Dollars at Work" Performance [1:19]
29. "Your Tax Dollars at Work" Broken Down [1:11]
30. "Lorena" on the Eb Banjo [4:27]
31. "Boogie" [1:37]
32. Scruggs Tuners [3:48]
33. "Foggy Mountain Landscape" [:59]
34. "Foggy Mountain Landscape" Performance [4:51]

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