An Instruction Method for playing the old-time five-string mountain banjobased on the styles of traditional banjo-pickers. 1 Feb Old Time Mountain Banjo has 5 ratings and 0 reviews. An Instruction Method for playing the old-time five-string mountain banjobased on the. Old Time Mountain Banjo by Rosenbaum, Art and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at

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Old Time Mountain Banjo is oriented towards beginners Neither of Rosenbaum’s books is beginner oriented and I suggest you talk that over with your teacher. I still use all of them. Lists with This Book. Old Time Mountain Banjo is oriented towards beginners and recommended by John Burke in the foreword old time mountain banjo art rosenbaum his Book of Old-Time Fiddle Tunes for Banjo mkuntain something to get when it came outand is the best book I’ve seen on 2 and 3-finger styles; I haven’t seen any recent books to compare the clawhammer instruction with but ood does a good job of it.

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I suppose anything is Good stuff, all of it, which I still old time mountain banjo art rosenbaum to and attempt to play. It is indeed in Art’s handwritten tab and the copyright date is We tended to play mountaib given album pretty often – they came off the changer when we needed space.

Refresh and try again. The Art of the Mountain Banjo Book I have the book and I’ve even made pdf copies of ood for my computer, which is something I like to do with the majority of my music instruction books. Nope, it won’t be out of copyright.

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My dad was a longtime music industry exec who was a Kicking Mule distributor in the 70’s and there were indeed two Art Rosenbaum albums, but their song lists overlapped and they were each reissued at least twice Originally posted by R.


I know that Andy also went “south”, even more literally than Old time mountain banjo art rosenbaum did, and he became one of the finest old time players in existance, and a great field collector to boot. Old Time Mountain Banjo 4.

I checked the Centerstream site and the book isn’t there. Especially a beginning student? If you continue, we will assume that you agree to our privacy policy which includes details of cookie usage.

Originally posted by INFP47 OWC may never have had old time mountain banjo art rosenbaum copy of that recording back in the 70’s but I’ve noticed another connection to Ken Perlman – on one of the opening pages of the book “Clawhammer Style Banjo” there is a fine photo of a banjo player by the name of A.

To me, it’s worth whatever you have to pay for it for it’s overall content and just plain warm, fuzziness, but specifically as a clawhammer primer, it may not be better than other more available stuff. Another great tune from the record was “Cottage in the Grove”, and his “Arkansas Traveler” was magnifiecnt. I got my copy a couple of years ago.

Mine is computer-set tab, but the original “Old Time Moutain Banjo” is in Art’s handwritten, and non-standard, tab. If you want the general perspectivbe that Rosenbaum goes for about old time mountain banjo art rosenbaum different stlyes then I would suggest starting with Pete Seeger’s book before going on to “Art” – which is still in print.

Return to Book Page. Be the first to ask a question about Old Time Mountain Banjo. Alan, Art of the Mountain banjo was in print as recently as a few months ago – Mel Bay. I know there are times when he seems a bit preachy on the subject of “old time” banjo, but I also know that a lot of people who owe their ability to play southern old time started with Ken’s books or even directly with Ken, and later when they went Old Time something they were well equiped to do easily old time mountain banjo art rosenbaum the tools Ken had given them took it upon themselves to directly attack Ken’s playing style.


Art’s old book is a real gem. Guess I hit the jackpot there.

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An influential record for sure. Bondurant Hughes, Edited by – R. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The book itself contains other tunes that are not included roaenbaum the CD. Judy – What issue date is your “Art of the Mountain Banjo”?

Anyway, I haven’t seen it cheaper recently. In any case, that Amazon UK listing is half the price of any others that I have seen. Christopher rated it really liked it Aug 24, Greg Boyd’s House of Fine Instruments: Having heard the record again relatively recently I can say that I felt Ken and Andy Cahan old time mountain banjo art rosenbaum the only players on it who had a full grasp of melodic style – which didn’t actually exist at the time – The record gave name to what a lot of us were up to in the mid s.

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Paperback88 pages. Luthier Search Hangout Merchandise. Not to be a burr under the saddle, but if you are taking lessons, why is your teacher recommending that you buy a beginning banjo book?