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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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Adam Steffey - My Approach to Bluegrass Mandolin DVD's
Adam Steffey - My Approach to Bluegrass Mandolin DVD's
Adam covers how he approaches backup and soloing, and teaches 7 of his solos. 4 hour and 20 minutes on 2 DVDs - with booklet. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com !
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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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Alan Bibey Acutab DVD
Alan Bibey Acutab DVD
This 2 hour DVD video offers a detailed look at one of the most celebrated mandolinists of our time. Alan covers a number of important techniques and teaches a number of songs which he has recorded: Wild Fiddler's Rag, Evening Prayer Blues, Thanks A Lot, more. Includes tab/standard booklet. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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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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Anyone Can Play Mandolin
Anyone Can Play Mandolin
For beginning mandolin students. It teaches the fundamentals of mandolin, chord strumming, single-note melody picking, and explains tablature. Does not require any previous musical experience or note-reading ability. You will learn several well-known bluegrass songs in both strumming and picking styles. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Appalachian APD-1 Dulcimer Pickin' Pac
Appalachian APD-1 Dulcimer Pickin' Pac
In the new Appalachian Pickin' Pac outfits, every instrument and accessory is chosen with the greatest care and long, professional experience to ensure that every beginner has the easiest path to bluegrass stardom! Only the finest instruments—properly designed and meticulously crafted are chosen for our outfits. Their fine tone and easy playing action will inspire confidence and make learning a breeze!
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Appalachian APF-1 Student Fiddle Pac
Appalachian APF-1 Student Fiddle Pac
In the new Appalachian Pickin' Pac outfits, every instrument and accessory is chosen with the greatest care and long, professional experience to ensure that every beginner has the easiest path to bluegrass stardom! Only the finest instruments—properly designed and meticulously crafted are chosen for our outfits. Their fine tone and easy playing action will inspire confidence and make learning a breeze!
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Backup and Fills For Dobro (4 CD's)
Backup and Fills For Dobro (4 CD's)
This 4-hour course will give you the ability to play backup in any situation you encounter. You will gain a large vocabulary of backup material & an understanding of how to apply the licks from both theory discussion & example tunes. 4 CD'S. No Book. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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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 Bluegrass Country Fiddle
Beginning Bluegrass Country Fiddle
If any instrument needs a VISUAL LESSON, it's the FIDDLE! Although it's a lot of fun, the fiddle is more difficult in the beginning than any other instrument. This lesson is designed to start you off on the right foot, with hints that will make your progress FAST and PAINLESS! Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Beginning Country and Bluegrass Dobro
Beginning Country and Bluegrass Dobro
This video will get your skills started off right! Includes detailed study of: Bar technique - pick technique - chimes - trills, bending strings - hammer-ons - pull-offs, slants - rhythm chops - using the cassette recorder - slow songs, fast songs - and much more.
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Beginning Country Bluegrass Bass
Beginning Country Bluegrass Bass
This course contains everything you need to know to get started as the stand-up bass player in a bluegrass, country, or folk group. (it would also be good beginning foundation knowledge for rock, blues, jazz, or pop). Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
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Beginning Dobro
Beginning Dobro
This course is for the complete novice. No musical background is required. Includes: how to tune, chord positions, scales, slanting the bar, rolls, and 5 simple tunes. (Tom Dooley, Home Sweet Home, Red River Valley, Wabash Cannonball, Grandfather's Clock). (CD & Tab)
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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 - Music Star Productions
Beginning Mandolin - Music Star Productions
Learn Bluegrass Mandolin! The proper fundamentals are explained in easy to follow step by step details by instructor Tom Bekeny. Tom Illustrates many essential techniques and patterns for any aspiring Mandolin player.
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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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Black Diamond Mandolin Strings
Black Diamond Mandolin Strings
Silver plated wound loope end mandolin strings. Get that famous Black Diamond sound! .0095/.012/.022/.035
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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 Favorites Vol. 1
Bluegrass Favorites Vol. 1
Bluegrass Favorites - Words and chords to over 100 of the top bluegrass songs. Chord charts for guitar, banjo and mandolin. Instructions include a way of putting a banjo and mandolin in pitch with a guitar.
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Bluegrass Favorites Vol. 2
Bluegrass Favorites Vol. 2
All The songs are different from the original Bluegrass Favorites. Number 2 also has chord charts for guitar, banjo and mandolin. Instructions include a way of putting a banjo and mandolin in pitch with a guitar.
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Bluegrass Favorites Vol. 3
Bluegrass Favorites Vol. 3
All The songs are different from the original Bluegrass Favorites and Bluegrass Favorites No. 2. Number 3 also has chord charts for guitar, banjo and mandolin. Instructions include a way of putting a banjo and mandolin in pitch with a guitar
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Bluegrass Guitar
Bluegrass Guitar
The Right Way is the Easy Way! Get your skills and techniques started off right the first timeó if you want to learn faster with less practice & frustration!
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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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