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Learning Tenor Banjo
Learning Tenor Banjo
Actor: Buddy Wachter
Director: Happy Traum
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
NR     2005     1hr 0min

Four-string banjo players tend to be fiercely devoted to one type of banjo or the other, so a separate video was produced for each instrument. The tenor banjo has a shorter neck and higher, sharper sound than the plectrum,...  more »

     
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Actor: Buddy Wachter
Director: Happy Traum
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
Sub-Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Independently Distributed
Studio: Homespun
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 07/29/2005
Original Release Date: 01/01/2005
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
 

Movie Reviews

Excellent learning resource, worth every penny !
D.B. Satzine | Raleigh NC USA | 09/25/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Excellent presentation and covers everything you want to know in an engaging and fun way. Material on the tenor can be hard to find, so i bought several and this title is THE best. Nicely organized, goes into enough detail that you know how to get started and how to move yourself along. He also does a fine job of communicating enthusiasm with the viewer, which not every music teacher can do. He teaches several strums in progressive detail but most importantly breaks things down so you can learn, not just be amazed at his skill. What really sets this one apart is that he gives you a methodology for learning, so for any other music teachers out there this video is a fine example. Highly recommended, avoid the Mel Bay "fun with the tenor banjo" stinkeroo (see my other review) but buy this now and enjoy!"
You'd better be familiar with music
Coach | Mississippi | 02/06/2008
(3 out of 5 stars)

"If you don't know how to read music, you might struggle some with this DVD. Also, if you are completely new to the tenor banjo you might want to find another source to get you started. Once some basic note and chord reading are acquired, this can be a helpful tool."