Essential Techniques for Mandolin HL00641545 $29.95

Here's a lesson that will thrill and inspire mandolinists at all levels. Chris Thile, mandolin virtuoso for the hit band Nickel Creek, shares his own successful formula for developing right- and left-hand dexterity, improving speed and accuracy, and playing with heightened musicality. He provides numerous exercises that will make all the difference as aspiring players learn: Ode to a Butterfly · Hop the Fence · Red Haired Boy · Swallowtail Jig. As a bonus, you'll hear astonishing performances of Chris' original tunes When Mandolins Dream and Raining at Sunset.

Mandolin Chords DVD MB96846DVD $9.95

This great new mandolin chord DVD makes it possible to learn all the essential chords. Learning becomes much more interesting when you can see and hear each chord. Joe Carr teaches the chord shapes and positions that are used by all leading professionals. Watching Joe's hand positions and listening to each note in the chord will improve your ear and enable you to learn at a faster pace. Every major, minor, seventh, diminished and augmented chord is demonstrated and systematically taught. Keep this DVD close whenever you are working on new material and need to learn the correct chords. It will make learning the chords a lot more fun.

Anyone Can Play Mandolin MB94849DVD $14.95

This course is designed for beginning mandolin students. It teaches the fundamentals of mandolin, chord strumming, single-note melody picking, and explains tablature. This method 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. Includes free instructional booklet.


 



 
 


 
 

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