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101 Red Hot Bluegrass Mandolin Licks and Solos.
101 Red Hot Bluegrass Mandolin Licks and Solos.
In music, the term "bluegrass" describes the hot string-band style pioneered by Kentuckian Bill Monroe, which blends old-time country music with blues rhythms and jazz-influenced improvisation. This book contains 101 authentic bluegrass mandolin licks in the favorite bluegrass keys of C, G, D, and A minor written in notation and tablature. The licks are broken down into phrases of two, four, and eight bars. In addition, several endings and crosspicking licks are included. Each lick is played to a chord progression that is standard in bluegrass, country, and folk music. Comes with access to online audio containing All 101 examples with guitar accompaniment at a moderate tempo. Whether you are a fan of old-time country music, traditional bluegrass, or newgrass, you are sure to find lots of great ideas in this new collection of bluegrass licks. So, grab your instrument, put on the audio, pull up a chair, and let's start pickin'. Includes access to online audio.

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30 Fiddle Tunes for Mandolin
30 Fiddle Tunes for Mandolin
These 30 classic fiddle tunes will add depth to any player's repertoire and technical proficiency. Butch plays each piece slowly and up-to-speed, and provides rhythm tracks. Songs: St. Anne's Reel Fisher's Hornpipe Whiskey Before Breakfast Little Rabbit Cherokee Shuffle Fire on the Mountain etc.
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50 Tunes for Fiddle
50 Tunes for Fiddle
This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books of the series for guitar, mandolin, bass and banjo, but carefully designed for the fiddle. The parts in this book range from beginner to advanced. All tunes contain a simple melody and most of the tunes contain an intermediate or advanced part. Companion CD's included.
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50 Tunes for Guitar
50 Tunes for Guitar
The 50 Tunes series is a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books on guitar, banjo, mandolin and bass, but carefully designed for the guitar. The melodies in this book range from simple to advanced. Designed for "flatpicking" on the acoustic guitar. Flatpicking is a style of guitar playing, prevalent in Celtic and Bluegrass music which features fast soloing with a single, flat pick. Companion CDs included. Book written in tablature only.
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50 Tunes for Mandolin
50 Tunes for Mandolin
The 50 Tunes series is a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books on guitar, banjo, fiddle and bass, but carefully designed for the mandolin. The melodies in this book range from simple to advanced. Companion CDs included. Book written in tablature and standard notation.
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A Mandolin Player's Guide to Jamming
A Mandolin Player's Guide to Jamming
Joining a jam session can be intimidating. Presented here is everything a beginning or intermediate mandolin player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe how jam sessions work, and jam session etiquette. The book also describes the typical chords and keys for jamming, and describes right hand usage
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A Smokey Mountain Christmas for Mandolin
A Smokey Mountain Christmas for Mandolin
This wonderful collection gives the mandolin player a wide variety of material from which to choose. Well-known soloist Steve Kaufman includes beautiful, meaningful carols arranged specifically for mandolin.
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Absolute Beginners Mandolin
Absolute Beginners Mandolin
The Absolute Beginners approach has been designed to make learning the mandolin easier than ever before! Step-by-step pictures take you from first day exercises to playing your first complete songs.
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Advanced Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar with Wyatt Rice
Advanced Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar with Wyatt Rice
In this 90-minute DVD, rhythm guitar master Wyatt Rice teaches you how to greatly expand your rhythm guitar abilities by teaching: crosspicking rhythm; syncopated rhythm; a variety of right hand patterns combined with left hand technique to develop a "groove" rhythm; unique bass runs; passing chords; chord substitutions; and chord inversions. Additionally, Wyatt is shown improvisationally accompanying various instruments (banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin) and then analyzing what he has done to provide the rhythmic foundation behind each instrument.
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All Star Bluegrass Jam Along For Mandolin
All Star Bluegrass Jam Along For Mandolin
These fabulous collections for players of all levels feature 21 must-know bluegrss songs & instrumentals, created especially for learning players by the genre's leading artists. The artist plays a basic solo that states the melody of the tune, then a more adventurous improvisation, and each solo is transcribed in detail.
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Band In A Book: Bluegrass Instrumentals
Band In A Book: Bluegrass Instrumentals
The idea here is to help coordinate the pickers so you all have solos to play and they can be played in the same key. What a concept - a "Band in the Book". Within these pages you will find solos for the entire band: lead guitar, rhythm guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and bass. If you are just starting out and you are having difficulty-finding solos for your level - look no more. These solos are written for the beginner level student assuming you can already play a few simple solos or lead breaks. This series will help you to learn solos on multiple instruments, help organize ensemble play, help develop a steady sense of timing and give you hours of enjoyment as well.

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Band In A Book: Bluegrass Vocals for Bluegrass Ensemble
Band In A Book: Bluegrass Vocals for Bluegrass Ensemble
The idea here is to help coordinate the pickers so you all have solos to play and they can be played in the same key. What a concept - a "Band in the Book". Within these pages you will find solos for the entire band: lead guitar, rhythm guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and bass. If you are just starting out and you are having difficulty-finding solos for your level - look no more. These solos are written for the beginner level student assuming you can already play a few simple solos or lead breaks. This series will help you to learn solos on multiple instruments, help organize ensemble play, help develop a steady sense of timing and give you hours of enjoyment as well.

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Band In A Book: Gospel Vocal Tunes for Bluegrass Ensemble
Band In A Book: Gospel Vocal Tunes for Bluegrass Ensemble
What a concept - a "Band in the Book". Within these pages you will find solos for the entire band: lead guitar, rhythm guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and bass. The mandolin and fiddle share the same tunings so their solos are just written once for both. If you are just starting out and you are having difficulty-finding solos for your level - look no more. These solos are written for the beginner level student assuming you can already play a few simple solos or lead breaks.

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Beginning Mandolin
Beginning Mandolin
This DVD is designed for the beginner to intermediate level player. A full range of DVD special features have been integrated with video special effects to create the most powerful learning system yet produced by Specialty Music Productions. With your DVD remote control, you're ready to take full advantage of the interactive menus, scene selections, and other easy-to-use features that are there at your fingertips. See how fun and easy it is to learn to play your mandolin in front of your own TV. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Beginning Mandolin - Book & CD
Beginning Mandolin - Book & CD
Get started playing with all the basics. Easy chord forms and basic strumming patterns are introduced, and fiddle tunes, bluegrass, and blues styles are covered. Important techniques such as alternate picking, tremolo and slides are taught in a friendly, fun manner. Students, teachers and self-taught players alike will enjoy this thorough, easy-to-use method.
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Beginning Mandolin - Book and DVD
Beginning Mandolin - Book and DVD
Comprehensive instruction for the serious mandolinist. One of America's leading schools for contemporary music-The National Guitar Workshop-teaches you the concepts, techniques and theory you need to become a virtuoso performer. 96 pages each.
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Beginning Mandolin - DVD
Beginning Mandolin - DVD
Comprehensive instruction for the serious mandolinist. One of America's leading schools for contemporary music teaches you the concepts, techniques and theory you need to become a virtuoso performer.
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Beginning Mandolin Solos
Beginning Mandolin Solos
Here's a diverse collection of 56 beginning mandolin solos in notation and tablature with suggested guitar chords. This book makes an excellent supplement to any introductory mandolin method. Dix Bruce performs all of the tunes in the book on the companion CD.
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Bill Monroe--16 Gems for Mandolin
Bill Monroe--16 Gems for Mandolin
Authentic mandolin transcriptions of these classics by the Father of Bluegrass: Blue Grass Breakdown Blue Grass Special Can't You Hear Me Calling Goodbye Old Pal Heavy Traffic Ahead I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky It's Mighty Dark to Travel Kentucky Waltz & many more.
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Blazing Mandolin Solos for One Player or More
Blazing Mandolin Solos for One Player or More
This mandolin edition includes the same 16 tunes found in Kaufman's out-of-print Twin Pickin' flatpicking guitar book, soon to be available as Blazing Solos for Flatpicking Guitar for One Player or More. The tunes in both editions are in the same keys so the books can serve as a foundation for fabulous twin-picking jam sessions in which either guitarists or mandolinists can take the lead and harmony parts. In addition to the tunes, Kaufman includes performance notes, guidelines for reading standard notation and tab plus his take on the harmonization process. A play-along CD with three tracks for each tune (Lead, Harmony, and Lead & Harmony) completes the package.
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Bluegrass Country Guitar Jamming
Bluegrass Country Guitar Jamming
New! Sit in and jam with a top notch bluegrass band. The definitive fun, practice and playing tool for all guitarists. Includes a full-length DVD, and two bonus CDs. The CDs include 13 songs, each recorded twice - once with a guitar solo, and once without (so that you can solo yourself over the backing tracks.) Notes on each song - including the key, to help center your improvisation - are included in the booklet.
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Bluegrass Guitar 1
Bluegrass Guitar 1
10 Bluegrass instrumental standards. For every song, Dan gives you a fast version, a slow version and a phrase-by-phrase lesson, plus a rhythm guitar part recorded separately so you can practice your solos.
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Bluegrass Guitar 2
Bluegrass Guitar 2
10 Bluegrass instrumental standards. For every song, Dan gives you a fast version, a slow version and a phrase-by-phrase lesson, plus a rhythm guitar part recorded separately so you can practice your solos
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Bluegrass Guitar 3
Bluegrass Guitar 3
10 Bluegrass instrumental standards. For every song, Dan gives you a fast version, a slow version and a phrase-by-phrase lesson, plus a rhythm guitar part recorded separately so you can practice your solos
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Bluegrass Guitar 4
Bluegrass Guitar 4
10 Bluegrass instrumental standards. For every song, Dan gives you a fast version, a slow version and a phrase-by-phrase lesson, plus a rhythm guitar part recorded separately so you can practice your solos.
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Bluegrass Guitar Set
Bluegrass Guitar Set
Bluegrass Guitar The Right Way is the Easy Way! with Dan Huckabee 40 Bluegrass guitar solos to build & enhance your flatpicking repertoire. Each of the 4 courses includes step-by-step instruction on CD with corresponding tablature for 10 Bluegrass instrumental standards. Complete 4 CD set.
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Bluegrass Jam Session
Bluegrass Jam Session
Get in shape and ready for the next jam session or bluegrass festival with this new practice tape. Joe Carr and Alan Munde, along with the band, perform 15 songs for you to practice with and they explain each instrument's role in each song as well as provide tabulature for selected solos and backup parts as played on the banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, and bass.
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Bluegrass Jam Session
Bluegrass Jam Session
Get in shape and ready for the next jam session or bluegrass festival with this new practice tape. Joe Carr and Alan Munde, along with the band, perform 15 songs for you to practice with and they explain each instrument's role in each song as well as provide tabulature for selected solos and backup parts as played on the banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, and bass.
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Bluegrass Jamming DVD
Bluegrass Jamming DVD
Pete Wernick has the perfect solution for novice bluegrass players who want to start jamming, or for any picker wanting to build experience and confidence. He has created a video jam session so that players of any level can play along with some experienced musicians and get ready for the real thing.
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Bluegrass Mandolin
Bluegrass Mandolin
The first and best instruction book on bluegrass mandolin. Fully illustrated with detailed instructions from the basics to fancy fingerwork, backed up by a collection of bluegrass music by Bobby Osborne, Jesse McReynolds, Frank Wakefield, and John Duffy. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
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Bluegrass Mandolin 1
Bluegrass Mandolin 1
Included is step-by-step instruction on audio with tablature. These 10 standards are played once slowly & once up to speed. Each song has rhythm recorded separately so you can practice your solos with rhythm.
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Bluegrass Mandolin 2
Bluegrass Mandolin 2
Included is step-by-step instruction on audio with tablature. These 10 standards are played once slowly & once up to speed. Each song has rhythm recorded separately so you can practice your solos with rhythm.
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Bluegrass Mandolin Basics & Beyond - Ultimate Beginners Series
Bluegrass Mandolin Basics & Beyond - Ultimate Beginners Series
Virtuoso bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Dennis Caplinger, with the able assistance of John Moore, Kenny Blackwell, and Bill Bryson, guides you through all the bluegrass basics and beyond. You'll learn classic bluegrass mandolin techniques, all in the context of classic bluegrass standards. Beginning with basic left- and right-hand techniques, Dennis guides you through developing great backup parts, playing solos, and working with a bluegrass band. Dowload now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Bluegrass Mandolin Basics - Ultimate Beginners Series
Bluegrass Mandolin Basics - Ultimate Beginners Series
Beginning with basic left- and right-hand techniques, Dennis Caplinger guides you through developing great backup parts and playing all over the neck. You'll study over 20 classic bluegrass standards and you'll learn how to play them in several different styles. All books in the Ultimate Beginner Bluegrass Basics Series are fully correlated with each other. This is the ideal method for the family that wants to play music together!
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Bluegrass Mandolin DVD
Bluegrass Mandolin DVD
Sam Bush details the dominant mandolin styles from Bill Monroe to Newgrass! He demonstrates powerful techniques while teaching ten classic tunes. 100-MINUTE DVD - INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB -
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Bluegrass Mandolin Set
Bluegrass Mandolin Set
Complete set of Bluegrass Mandolin #1 and #2.
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Bluegrass Mandolin Solos That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know
Bluegrass Mandolin Solos That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know
Steve Kaufman's amazing teaching method for mandolinists is now available on CD! His "Parking Lot Pickers" series, which has proved so popular with guitarists through the years, covers levels from beginners to advanced in a four-tiered system.
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Bluegrass Mandolin Solos That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know Vol. 2
Bluegrass Mandolin Solos That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know Vol. 2
Steve Kaufman continues his remarkably successful Parking Lot Pickers series with 20 more great traditional tunes for mandolin, taught for beginners, intermediates and advanced players.
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Bluegrass Mandolin Workshop
Bluegrass Mandolin Workshop
This comprehensive, user-friendly mandolin method takes a beginner from bare-bone basics to solidly intermediate material in a single two-hour lesson. Includes 20 great repertoire tunes. 120-MIN DVD - INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB - BEGINNER LEVEL Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Celtic Music For Mandolin
Celtic Music For Mandolin
In this collection by Allan Alexander and Jessica Walsh you will find traditional music, pieces by Carolan, and also pieces that were written for lute and mandora over 400 years ago.
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