All Music Publishing and Distribution advises that Mel Bay’s First Jam Series has been released in Australia. This series was created to give children and beginners of all ages a book of simple, common Jam tunes to learnÂ Bluegrass/Old Time music styles. All the books in this series are written in the same keys; they can all be played together by guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, dulcimer or Dobro players together.
The First Jam series books each offer the melody for that particular instrument as well as back-up chords for another instrument to accompany you. Each song is represented in Tab, notation and chord symbols while the accompanying CD has two tracks for each song. The first track playing the song with the melody line, the second track offers just the backup so you can play the melody over it or even improvise.
Tunes include: Cripple Creek, Old Joe Clark, Arkansas Traveler, Will the Circle Be Unbroken and many more.
All Music Publishing and Distribution advises that this series of books is now available for banjo, mandolin and flatpicking guitar and sold through all good print music retailers Australia wide.