Only have a handful of licks at your disposal? 400 Smokin' Bluegrass Mandolin Licks utilizes 24 common bluegrass chord progressions to teach you over 400 licks, which will allow you to create solos to literally hundreds of bluegrass tunes. Licks are developed from major, pentatonic and blues scales. Mandolin-specific techniques, such as tremolo, double stops, drone strings, and cross picking are included in many of the phrases.
WAYNE'S friendly and FUN approach to learning has taught tens of thousands of total beginners to play bluegrass music. Join the club! In this, his 26th book, Wayne cuts through the clutter and confusion of learning to play with his SIMPLE approach to playing the melody. He then leads the beginner down the path of being able to IMPROVISE on the melody by adding several simple rhythms.
This book by Dix Bruce contains a collection of Mandolin solos that span a range of styles and levels of difficulty and are aimed at advanced beginners to intermediate-level players. Extensive notes are included about the breaks and the techniques used to play each piece. The material can be practiced alongside the included online recordings at slow and regular speeds.
Alfred Music Publishing is the world's largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. Beginning with basic left- and right-hand techniques, Dennis Caplinger guides you through developing great backup parts and playing all over the neck.
If you are a mandolin starter, or you are an experienced player on some other musical instruments and have the interest to try mandolin that may or may not continue to play in the future, then this is the perfect choice for you.Don't be fooled by the price,it is indeed a good mandolin, you can not go wrong here. It is good priced without breaking your bank account, and you won't find a less expensive mandolin in this quality.
The Stagg M50E is a hugely popular mandolin that combines great playability with a clear and bright tone. Fitted with a single coil pickup, the onboard electronics enable you to adjust the tone and volume with separate controls, giving you full control over your sound. The design of the M50E in Black is a unique take on the traditional teardrop shape with f-hole design, guaranteed to catch the eye.