Clawhammer From Scratch begins as though you really have NO knowledge of how to play the five string banjo clawhammer style. Beginning at the beginning, Dan presents a brief history of the 5-string banjo then goes over the parts of the banjo, holding the banjo, right and left hand styles and his basic clawhammer strum.
This book is a collection of 217 tablatures I wrote to supplement my book, A Systematic Approach to Clawhammer Banjo. Most tunes use the gDGBD tuning. Other tunings used in this book are gCGCD and gDGCD.
CLAWHAMMER BASICS In these introductory lessons Evie introduces you to clawhammer banjo and its roots, gets you started on the basic clawhammer bum-ditty stroke, shows you simple chords and a scale in the key of G, and introduces you to pull-offs, hammer-ons, and slides.