Great Mandolin Lessons

Jesse McReynolds, Ronnie McCoury,Tim O'Brien, Sam Bush, Norman Blake, Steve James, Chris Thile, Mike Marshall, Butch Baldassari

Learn from Nine Master Players

The nine lessons on this DVD represent mandolin instruction at its very best. Each segment, taught by a master of the instrument, has been chosen to give learning players new techniques, tunes and musical insights. The styles taught include bluegrass, old-time, Celtic, blues and contemporary "new acoustic," and will enrich the repertoire of any mandolin enthusiast. The lessons start at ... Read More
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Learn To Play Blues Mandolin - DVD 1

Steve James
In the early days of the last century, the mandolin gained popularity both as a blues instrument and as the backbone of the early African American string bands. Several of these groups added mandolin to guitars, banjos, fiddles, jugs and kazoos to play energetic and heart-felt renditions of blues and ragtime songs. Bluegrass players, from Bill Monroe onward, incorporated blues ... Read More
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Learn To Play Blues Mandolin - DVD 2

Steve James
Get bluesy on the mandolin. Steve James brings you more of the funky, old-time songs and sounds that made his previous instructional DVD on this instrument so popular. Aiming his lesson at early intermediate players, Steve covers the keys of G and C, introducing blues scales, chord patterns, walking lines, arpeggios, accompaniments and variations that will help you get further ... Read More
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Learn To Play Blues Mandolin - Two-DVD Set

Steve James
These two DVDs will give you a great start in getting the funky sounds of traditional blues mandolin. Good for beginners and intermediate players. DVD 1: Mandolin novices will start out by learning a basic G scale and how to alter it to create a blues scale. After demonstrating his pick strokes and tremolo technique, Steve dives right into Divin ... Read More
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Old-Time Country Mandolin

Mike Seeger
Starts off with the basics--how to hold the pick and the proper way to fret the notes--Mike then gets into rhythm patterns for accompaniments. You'll advance into melody playing, tremolo technique, sliding double-stops (fiddle tune style) and will soon by playing tunes, breakdowns and rags, including: Red River Valley, All The Good Times Are Past And Gone, Boil Them ... Read More
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Pete Huttlinger's Mandolin for Guitar Players

Pete Huttlinger
Pete Huttlinger's new CD/Book combo is a great learning aid for guitarists (or anyone) getting into mandolin playing. Rhythm charts, tabs and standard notation for twenty-five traditional old-time, bluegrass and Celtic fiddle tunes are included, along with introductory chords, scales, arpeggios and exercises. Pete plays all the tunes on mandolin and guitar on the accompanying CD.  Songs: Angeline ... Read More
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$29.95