All arrangements are easy to play and learn. I wrote the arrangements so you could hear the melody clearly without having to be an advanced player to get the satisfaction of playing the song so you recognize the tune. These types of songs are excellent for your development because you know the tune so well, you will instinctively improve your own ability to play and accent melody notes. I'm very proud of my arrangements. I think you will enjoy them and learn a lot from the DVD too. There are some slower songs, several in minor keys and 3/4 time tunes too. Many students have told me it's the best Christmas Banjo Book out there. Thanks, Ross Nickerson.
Video Sample of Fast Version of Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Video Sample of Ross Nickerson playing Greensleeves
Video Sample of Medium, Slow and Faster Version of
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
The Joy of Christmas Banjo Song Book is wirebound for easy opening and comes with a CD and DVD. The DVD demonstrates each of the songs on high quality DVD video at either two or three speeds. The second disc is an audio CD included has all the songs at three speeds and a practice play along track for each song. The sheet music tab book is in easy to read banjo tablature which includes: learning tips on each song, the chords to each song written out separately and detailed tablature indications with accents marks for melody notes and right and left hand fingerings. The Audio CD included has all the songs at three speeds and a practice play along track for each song.
Songs included are: Hark the Herald Angels Sing, We Three Kings of Orient Are, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Oh Come All Ye Faithful, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, Deck the Halls, What Child is This (Greensleeves), Jingle Bells, Silent Night, Joy to the World, God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman, and Away in a Manger.
Greensleeves as played by Ross in the video above is available separately as a note for note advanced tab
Greensleeves advanced tab arrangement
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