Learn the basics of bluegrass jamming for all instruments, and pick up tips and tricks valuable at any skill level. 2.5 Hour DVD with booklet
Most people pick up one of the bluegrass instruments with an eye towards getting to play with other musicians. For some, the goal is no more grand than to participate in local jam sessions or parking lot picking at festivals, while others hope to join up with an amateur band - or even pursue playing professionally.
Bluegrass Jamming Essentials, is designed to assist pickers in any of those camps make a big leap forward - or take their first baby steps. Learning to play with others can be a fearsome thing for new players, and even intermediate and more skilled players who know their instrument well are unaware of the fine points of playing in a bluegrass band. Bill Evans and Megan Lynch lead an all-star band through the basics for banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar and bass using both bluegrass standards and songs from recent recordings.