a step-by-step graduated beginner method showing basic right and left hand techniques for three-finger bluegrass banjo. Includes DVD and play-along slow-fast CD. Twenty-eight essential bluegrass songs. Assumes no prior knowledge of banjo or music of any sort. Also available: Book 2 - upper neck, playing in different keys, learning chords, Book 3 - Backup Techniques on the Five-string Banjo and Book 4 - advanced soloing techniques - (Best of Jack Hatfield) also available.