A Clawhammer Christmas by Dan Levenson is a collection of 30 of the most loved Christmas songs transcribed in tablature for the 5-string banjo for the clawhammer style with chords provided for accompanying 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. In short, it’s a double-thumb, drop-thumb Clawhammer Christmas for all! Build your skills as you entertain family and friends and maybe even yourself!
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 capo to the key you sing in with ease.
Includes access to online audio.
Tunes tabbed in this book: Angels We Have Heard On High; Auld Lang Syne; Away in a Manger; Breakin’ Up Christmas (fiddle tune); Children Go Where I Send Thee; Christmas Eve (Uncle Dick Hutchinson); 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 Holy and The Ivy; I Saw Three Ships on Christmas Day; It Came Upon the Midnight Clear; Jingle Bells (C and G tunings); Joy to The World; O Come All Ye Faithful; O Holy Night; O Little Town of Bethlehem; O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree); Silent Night; Sussex Carole; Toyland; Twelve Days of Christmas; We Three Kings; We Wish You a Merry Christmas (C and G tunings); What Child is This