• New in Print and eBook - A Clawhammer Christmas by Dan Levenson

    New in Print and eBook - A Clawhammer Christmas by Dan Levenson

    FENTON, MO. — Mel Bay Publications, Inc. has announced the publication of A Clawhammer Christmas, Banjo Solos on Christmas Favorites by Dan Levenson.

    A Clawhammer Christmas is a collection of 30 of the most loved Christmas songs transcribed in tablature for the 5-string banjo in the clawhammer style with chords provided for accompaniment instruments.

    Written in his clear and traditional style, Dan has finally made these holiday favorites accessible to all clawhammer banjo players with good basic skills. All songs have been written in one of the three basic old-time banjo tunings of G, double-C or G modal. This will allow you to find the tune in a fingering you know and easily capo to your preferred singing key.

    Build your skills as you entertain family and friends and maybe even yourself! Ring in the holiday season with the joyful sound of the 5-string banjo played clawhammer style and have a double-thumb, drop-thumb Clawhammer Christmas!

    Song List

    • Angels We Have Heard on High
    • Away in a Manger
    • Breakiní Up Christmas
    • Children Go Where I Send Thee
    • Christmas Eve
    • Deck the Halls
    • The First Noel
    • Go Tell It on the Mountain
    • God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
    • Good King Wenceslas
    • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
    • The Holly and the Ivy
    • It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
    • Jingle Bells (in C)
    • Jingle Bells (in G)
    • Joy to the World
    • O Come, All Ye Faithful
    • O Little Town of Bethlehem
    • O Holy Night
    • O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)
    • I Saw Three Ships on Christmas Day
    • Sussex Carol
    • Silent Night
    • Toyland
    • We Three Kings
    • Twelve Days of Christmas
    • We Wish You a Merry Christmas (in C)
    • We Wish You a Merry Christmas (in G)
    • What Child Is This?
    • Auld Lang Syne
    • About the Author


    From the audio tracks available from melbay.com

    36 pages, saddle stitched, 8.75" x 11.75", includes online audio tracks.

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