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About Geoff Hohwald
Geoff Hohwald began playing banjo in 1964 in Columbus, Ohio which was a "hot bed of bluegrass" at the time. While there Geoff studied banjo under John Hickman. He performed with many other great musicians there including Bill Monroe's last two guitar players Tom Ewing and Wayne Lewis, Other Musicians that Geoff played with in the Columbus area were Red Allen, Sandy Rothman, Sid Campbell., Dave Evans , Frank Wakefield, Hylo Brown, Buddy Thomas, The Fields Brothers, Landon Messer, Earl Taylor and Brian Aldridge. Since coming to Atlanta Geoff has played with Bear Creek in Underground Atlanta, at the Alliance Theatre for the Robber Bridegroom, with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, and is one of the founding members of the Greater Atlanta Bluegrass Band. Geoff is mostly known around the country for his banjo teaching materials which are sold world wide. He has been collecting vintage instruments for years and has owned or played all of the classic bluegrass instruments and has helped many musicians in the southeast area obtain classic instruments.
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Banjo Primer Book for Beginners Deluxe Edition (Audio & Video Access) by Geoff Hohwald is the first true beginners book revealing the secrets of good Scruggs style 5 string banjo technique. Clearly illustrated with over 40 photographs, it includes basic rolls, exciting & easy to play song arrangements, and up the neck breaks. It is easy to understand with step by step instruction making this the perfect book for individual or group instruction. A video in 16:9 wide screen format is available that lets you hear all songs at 3 speeds - very slow (for learning), medium tempo (for practicing), and uptempo (performance speed). The Audio Practice Tracks play all of the songs at 5 speeds with an acoustic band. This is the perfect course for the beginning banjo player.
The Easy Banjo Songbook for Beginners with Video & Audio Access by Geoff Hohwald will teach you how to play beginner arrangements for ten classic bluegrass songs. This is a great follow-up to our Banjo Primer Deluxe Edition that will get you ready to show off your new skills at a jam session. Geoff will teach you how to play each song slowly with step by step instruction. You will then have the opportunity to practice the song along with a backing track. This course covers easy versions of Dueling Banjos, Cumberland Gap, Wildwood Flower, Whiskey Before Breakfast, Old Joe Clark, Devil's Dream, Sally Gooden, 8th of January, Will the Circle Be Unbroken, and Soldier's Joy. This beginner banjo course features tabs for each song in addition to easy online access of audio jam tracks and over 3 hours of video instruction.
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Banjo Songs Book With Audio Access Feb 7, 2017
The Banjo Songs Book with Audio Access, a follow-up to the Banjo Primer Deluxe Edition, contains 96 breaks to 30 bluegrass standard songs the way the pros play them. It helps the intermediate student quickly play with power, accent, and improved timing. It also includes lots of "up the neck" breaks. This bluegrass songbook features tabs for each song and the Audio Tracks contain all of the music in the book played at two or more speeds. Songs include Amazing Grace, Cripple Creek, Blackberry Blossom, Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Wildwood Flower, Old Joe Clark, Nine Pound Hammer, When The Saints Go Marching In, Red Haired Boy, and others.
Other Formats: Paperback