(Music Sales America). Written by Tony Trischka, one of the leading authorities in banjo education, The Complete 5-String Bluegrass Banjo Player sets the standard for bluegrass banjo instruction from beginning to advanced. From holding the banjo and reading tablature to melodic banjo style and standard bluegrass repertoire, this book is the definitive guide to learning authentic bluegrass technique. The audio CD includes demonstration tracks of the music examples, techniques, and songs. The Complete 5-String Bluegrass Banjo Player features include: all bluegrass techniques; scale patterns; chords illustrated with photographs and diagrams; new and clear engravings; composition and arranging; improvisation techniques; the most influential banjo players' styles; and more!