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From Ross Nickerson: I arranged and recorded some of my favorite bluegrass banjo gospel songs specially for this Book and Audio combo. I hope you enjoy picking them.
Ross Nickerson Gospel Songs for Banjo Made Easy is a collection of gospel favorites arranged for bluegrass 5-string banjo. The arrangements stay true to the classic three-finger “Scruggs style” techniques with the melody skillfully woven in.
On the 68 audio tracks, Ross plays each song at three speeds with a rhythm track for each song to practice along with.
The Audio demonstrations by Ross Nickerson included with Gospel Songs Made Easy for Banjo has been modernized and is now available as "online audio" on the publisher's website.
Hear a sample of the Audio
I'll Fly Away
The tab is large and easy to read with accent marks for melody notes. Chord charts for each song are also provided to give instruction on how to play through the songs using only the chords Ross also writes out tips and suggestions for each song, which is not normally seen in song books. This should give you a significant head start by having the most challenging spots pointed out to you before you even get started.
In Gospel Songs for Banjo Made Easy Ross Nickerson brings all his knowledge from years of teaching privately and writing books to help you learn these fun to pick classics, the EASY way!
Song Titles: Amazing Grace, Are You Washed in the Blood, Cryin’ Holy, Do Lord, I Am a Pilgrim , I’ll Fly Away, Jesus Loves Me, Keep on the Sunny Side, Michael Row the Boat Ashore, Old Time Religion, Soul of Man Never Dies, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, This is my Father’s World, Wayfaring Stranger, Workin’ on a Building.
Hear a sound clip This is My Father's World
Also included is a Ross Nickerson bonus track of I'll Fly Away
I'll Fly Away - Ross Nickerson
DVD and Hard Copy CD available for these songs
Ross Nickerson has this book available in spiral bound with a DVD and CD.
Gospel Songs for Banjo - Spiralbound Book with DVD and CD
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