• Music CDs

Beyond the Waterfall - Sound Files

Solo fiddle reference tracks of the tunes presented in the book, Beyond the Waterfall: Extraordinary Tunes for Fiddle and Clawhammer Banjo (MelBay 30518). There will not be banjo tracks, these are your references.

Download only. $7 - Available only by going to http://cdbaby.com/cd/danlevenson

PLEASE NOTE: If you order the book directly from me I will include a CDR of the sound files at no additional charge.

Step Around Johnny


A new single track from Dan with Emily Phillips! Step Around Johnny was recorded live in Mountain View, AR. It was SO live we wanted you to be able to have it for your library too! Dan is joined by fiddling phenom Emily Phillips for this wonderful tune.  Lori Freeze on guitar. We hope to get more tracks of this session up soon.

Traveling Home

2005 - This is Dan’s latest recording to date. It is a mostly instrumental album featuring Dan, and introducing The Lovely Miss Jennifer playing banjo on several tracks. Many of the tracks feature guitar accompaniment by Newfoundland’s Rik Barron. Two vocal tracks.

Bare Naked Banjos

2000 - Dan plays 24 solo banjo tunes, played using four different banjos. No vocals.

Light of the Moon

1997 - Mostly solo recordings of old favorites, as well some newer pieces. Fiddle tunes to folk songs are what you will find in this recording. Dan is joined on a few tracks with other musicians, including Annie Trimble of the Boiled Buzzards, and his son Jonathan Levenson.

New Frontier

1996 - Dan is joined with Kim Murley for a recording that features a unique blend of American traditional tunes, with some Chinese pieces. If you like fiddle, banjo and dulcimer music and crave something fresh, you’ll love this one.

Early Bird Special

The physical disc is now back in stock!
Thanks Crooked Cove Recordings for the new supply of cds.

1994 - Dan on banjo with The Boiled Buzzards. 18 tracks of hard-driving old-time music. Mostly newer tunes in the old style, with two vocal tracks.

Eat At Joe's

1992 - Dan on banjo (and fiddle) with The Boiled Buzzards. 18 tracks of traditional old-time music.

Fine Dining

1991 - Dan on banjo with The Boiled Buzzards. Mostly instrumental (vocals on 2 cuts) featuring banjo, harmonica, guitar, and acoustic bass.

Salt and Grease

1990 (originally Marimac 9027, now Buzzard 1001) - This is The Boiled Buzzards’ first album. Dan, on banjo, joins with Dave Rice (harmonica), Ruth Kass (bass), and Joe Collins (guitar).

• Instruments for Sale

• Books

Fiddle From Scratch

- An Un-Shuffled Guide for the Bowless

Kyle Creed Banjo Master

A collaborative effort with Bob Carlin. 28 Kyle Creed tunes, each with two tabs—Bob’s transcribed version of Kyle’s playing, and Dan’s more “modern” interpreted version. Plus a CD so you can hear them.

Fred Cockerham and Tommy Jarrell - Clawhammer Banjo Masters

Please note: Orders for this title will ship by or about June 1, 2015 as I am on the road heading east this week. Thank you for your patience.

A collaborative effort with Bob Carlin. 23 Fred Cockerham and Tommy Jarrell tunes, each with two tabs—Bob’s transcribed version of Fred and Tommy’s playing, and Dan’s more “modern” interpreted version. Plus audio files on line so you can hear the tunes as they are tabbed out in this volume.

This book is the third in a series of transcriptions of tunes from the old masters who gave definition to our style of old time clawhammer banjo playing. The repertoire, presented in tablature, is intended to be a starting point for your journey through the old time music world. The recordings are played at a learning tempo and are close to the written notation but not exact in all cases.

Wade Ward Clawhammer Banjo Master

A collaborative effort with Bob Carlin. 28 Wade Ward tunes, each with two tabs—Bob’s transcribed version of Wade’s playing, and Dan’s more “modern” interpreted version. Plus a CD so you can hear them.

This book is the second in a series of transcriptions of tunes from the old masters—in this case, Wade Ward—who gave definition to our style of old time clawhammer banjo playing. The repertoire, presented in tablature, is intended to be a starting point for your journey through the old time music world. The recordings are played at a learning tempo and are close to the written notation but not exact in all cases.

Clawhammer Banjo From Scratch

An instructional guide that starts from the beginning. This book with two CD set assumes that you have no knowledge of how to play the five string banjo clawhammer style.

Gospel Tunes For Clawhammer Banjo

After many years of requests by you and the publisher, Dan has made this collection of 28 Gospel favorites available to clawhammer banjo players. This book contains both tablature and basic standard notation for each tune.

Buzzard Banjo Clawhammer Style

A clawhammer tab book with companion CD. Includes twenty-five tunes.

Old Time Festival Tunes for Fiddle & Mandolin

By popular demand. A follow-up to the popular banjo tab book. 117 common old-time tunes for fiddlers and mandolin playerss Includes two CDs.

Old Time Festival Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo

A must-have reference for any clawhammer banjo player. 117 common old-time tunes. Each tune has two lines of tab (basic and advanced) plus a standard music notation line. Includes two CDs.

• DVDs

Clawhammer Banjo From Scratch - DVD’s

FINALLY! An instructional video that starts from the beginning! This two dvd set, Clawhammer Banjo From Scratch begins at the beginning and assumes NO knowledge of how to play the five string banjo clawhammer style.

• Special Offers

Beginner’s Special

Clawhammer Banjo From Scratch (book), companion CD’s, plus the DVD Set.

• Upcoming Events

Lessons

Take a lesson in person or from wherever you have a good internet connection!

• Videos

Clawhammer Tune-torial Videos

Clawhammer Tune-torials are video lessons of a specific tune.