The 50 Solos for Irish Tenor Banjo Book / Book & CD has been selected and arranged by Gerry O'Connor & David McNevin.
The book / Book and CD feature a unique collection of jigs, reels and hornpipes arranged for CGDA and GDAE tuning with music notation and tab.
Gerry O'Connor and David McNevin are two of the finest tenor banjo players in Irish traditional music, and 50 Solos for Irish Tenor Banjo is the most comprehensive collection of Irish banjo tunes currently available.
Gerry O'Connor's 25 selections (arranged for C G D A tuning) reflect a style that has earned him a reputation as the most creative exponent of the instrument in Irish music. David McNevin, himself the recipient of major awards for his banjo playing, has selected 25 tunes and arranged them for G D A E or traditional tuning; the tablature for these solos may also be used for the mandolin.
Available as a Standalone Book or as a Book & CD edition.
An tAthair Jack Walsh, The Bag of Spuds, Bill Harte's Jig
The Boys of Blue Hill, Collins' Reel, Contradiction Reel, Crehan's Reel, Eddie Kelly's Reel, The Entertainer, Fearghaill O'Gara, Finbar Dwyer's Reel, The II Flogging Reel, The Flowers of Red Hill, Galway Hornpipe The Geese in the Bog, Glenbeigh Hornpipe, The Groves, Harding's Jig, Hornpipe in G, Independent Hornpipe, Josie McDermott's Reel, Kelly's Reel, King of the Pipers, King's Fancy Jig, Kitty's Wedding, The Lark in the Morning, McDonagh's Reel, McGann's Reel, McIntyre's Hornpipe, McKenna's Hornpipe, The Mist Covered Mountain, Moloney's Reel, The Moving Cloud, O'Dowd's Reel, Páidin O'Rafferty's Jig, Pay the Reckoning, The Peacock's Feather, Peter's Street, Richard Dwyer's Reel, Roche's Reel, The Sally Gardens, The Silver Vale, Sonny Brogan's Jig, Star of Munster, The Strand Jig, The Swedish Jig, The Three Sea Captains, The Tipperary Hornpipe, Tom Ginley's Favourite, Tom Ward's Downfall.