Make Up Your Own Banjo Solos 2


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Keys of D, C, F, and up the neck in G
1 Hour 55 minutes

Learn how to create convincing solos in common but challenging keys such as D, C, and F, without a capo. Use many of the same ideas to put together solos up the neck in G. Pete makes it easy to learn how to combine melodies and roll patterns – so you can learn to do it on any song!

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Pete explores nine bluegrass standards, taking each song’s melody and showing how to weave it into smooth rolls for a full arrangement highlighting the recognizable tune. The addition of appealing licks, bluesy variations and other embellishments will give your solos polish and interest.

In D, no capo, G tuning:

  • Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms
  • As I Went Down to the Valley to Pray
  • Angeline the Baker
  • Colleen Malone
  • Country Blues
  • New River Train (C)
  • Ain’t Gonna Work Tomorrow (C Tuning)
  • Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down (F)
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken (G up the neck)

Close-ups of both hands and a printable tab booklet make every note clear!