Clawhammer Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus Book/CD Set – Native Ground Music, Inc.: Mel Bay The Ignoramus book is 40 years old! Originally written in. Greetings: I have been working on Bluegrass banjo for about 3 with Wayne Erbsen’s book Bluegrass Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus and I. Clawhammer Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus! [With CD (Audio)] has 42 ratings and 2 reviews. Hanna said: This entered our house last Christmas, and I’ ve.

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On its 31st anniversary, Wayne has completely re-written the book based on having taught banjo for another 31 years. Subject to credit approval. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. It’s basic, clear, humorous, the TABs are very simple and give a good start on the basic tunes and tunings. Makes learning lots of fun.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I’d be glad to send you mine. Started out pickin on the banjo and didn’t take long to realize that to get the full range out of the instrument I would need to add clawhammer style to my playing toolbox.

It now has spiral binding to make it even easier to learn. Beginning Bluegrass Banjo by Ned Luberecki’ 48 min. In the final end I found it just too “fussy” and gave it up. Most books I have that come with cd’s only cover a few of the songs in the book so I thought that was pretty cool.


I’ve found Banjoo clawhammer book very useful for teaching complete beginners. Sign up for newsletter. I tried the 2 finger approach for a while but it struck me as adding fussiness to the stroke. I cannot express how much fun it really was going through the book for me. Nov 09, Hanna rated it it was amazing Shelves: The tabs are comp,ete basic, and progress quite slowly through different techniques.

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It came with the little black plastic pull-out record and used a non-standard form of tabulature, but it was good and his method was easy to understand and play.

Wayne is no doubt an excellent teacher! Set up a giveaway. I didn’t really use it at all and it is as good as new. Great book to start learning the clawhammer style banjo. Tom Estes rated it it was amazing Dec 04, I don’t think I’ve ever actually read that anywhere else.

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It would be really fun to burn through c,awhammer of these songs and sing along too! Forum Classifieds Tab All other pages.


Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Ron Rosenbaum rated it really liked it Mar 16, I would recommend it to any beginning banjo player.

I don’t recall any two-finger instruction in the Ignoramus book. If you’re like me, cor ignorant and lazy, this is about the best you can hope for.

I do this — I think Igmoramus Newberry showed it to me. I did for a little while when first starting out. I frail with my pinky finger since I don’t have and index, middle or ring finger on my right hand and it all works just fine. I have Erbsen’s Bluegrass banjo book as well.

Clawhammer Banjo for the Complete Ignoramus! [With CD (Audio)]

Wayne Erbsen entered his first banjo contest in after playing banjo a mere three weeks. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Get the item you ordered or get your money back. Includes a link to download 85 instructional MP3s! Want to hide these Google ads?