• New in Print - Left-Handed Tenor Banjo Chords

    Left-Handed Tenor Banjo ChordsFenton, Mo. — Mel Bay Publications has announced the publication of Left-Handed Tenor Banjo Chords.

    This left-handed chord book includes pictures and diagrams for all of the basic chords for four-string or tenor banjo.

    Fingering photos and fretboard diagrams are presented for all of the major, minor, seventh, diminished, augmented, and ninth chords. Major seventh, minor seventh, sixth, minor sixth, seventh augmented fifth, and seventh diminished fifth chords are shown in diagram form only.

    The introduction discusses how to hold the banjo, tuning (low to high C- G-D-A), and more. This book is also suitable for mandola.

    32 pages, 8.75" x 11.75," saddle stitched.


    • The Correct Way to Hold the Tenor Banjo
    • This Is the Pick
    • The Right Hand
    • The Fingerboard
    • Striking the Strings
    • Tuning the Tenor Banjo
    • Photos and Diagrams:
    • The Major Chords
    • The Minor Chords
    • The Seventh Chords
    • The Diminished Chords
    • The Augmented Chords
    • The Ninth Chords
    • Diagrams only:
    • The Major Seventh Chords
    • The Minor Seventh Chords
    • The Sixth Chords
    • The Minor Sixth Chords
    • The Seventh Augmented Fifth
    • The Seventh Diminished Fifth

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