Learn the basics of the mandolin at your own pace.
Use the Alfred Beginning Mandolin Book with CD start playing mandolin 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 fun, friendly manner. Students, teachers, and self-taught players alike will enjoy this thorough, easy-to-use method.