SULLY’S IRISH BANJO BOOK 2 Irish tenor banjo tutor book and CD

by Tony (Sully) Sullivan: All Ireland banjo champion, and originator of the genre of Irish tenor banjo tutors;

A wealth of techniques, and a repertoire of 50 great tunes to play in sessions.

It shows picking and ornamentation; special techniques such as syncopated crossing picking; double stops; variations; and unusual tune versions.

Book no HM4012 & CD (HM311CD)

Suitable for mandolin and bouzouki

You are buying: music notation, TAB, chord symbols & CD soundtrack;


Sully's Irish banjo Book vol. 2, tunes:

Bacon and Cabbage

Banjo Breakdown

Banjo-Mandolin Breakdown

Blasket Sound (Harland's, Tim Harding's, Austin Barratt's)

Boys of Ballynahinch

Cottage in the Grove (Coen's Memories)

Crooked Colonel Fraser

Dan Barry's (Templeglantine Slide)

Din Tarrant's

Dineen Dinny Din Dan's (The Clog)

Doone Reel

Drowsie Maggie (3 parts)

Drunken Barmaid

Earl's Chair

Farewell to Erin

Green Mountain

Humours of Ballymore

Humours of Somewhere (Optimism jig, Sweeney and the Goat)

Jenny's Welcome to Charlie

John Kelly's

John Whelan's

Johnny Micky's Polka

Johnny Micky's Slide

Landlords Who Wouldn't Pay

Let Us Be Drinking

Little Bag of Spuds

Maid of Mount Cisko

March of the King of Leix (Rory O'More)

McElsfield Rant (reel)

McElsfield Rant (jig)

Mert Plunkett's

Michael Reilly's (The Dawn)

Moving Cloud

Mrs Sullivan's

New Century

Sean Sa Ceo

New Mown Meadows

Old Concertina


Petticoat Loose

Pigeon on the Gate

Roscommon jig

Roscommon Reel

Sean Ryan's

Sully's Empty Glass

Swallow's Tail

Tropical slip jig

Turtle (Bobby Casey's)

Yellow John (Sean Bui)



“...what a marvellous book... using the G string and the arrangements with various notes, you’ve put the G.D.A.E. tuned tenor banjo onto another level – fantastic!” Barry Logan, Oxford

NB. Learning strategy:

First steps (absolute beginners), start with Sully's IRISH TENOR BANJO FOR BEGINNERS to learn the basics; second steps SULLY’S IRISH BANJO BOOKS 1 & 2 - for learning tunes and techniques (the idiom is learned via tunes),

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