Comprehensive, user-friendly mandolin method.
This comprehensive mandolin workshop takes you from bare-bone basics to solidly intermediate material in a single 2-hour lesson. Butch Baldassari has distilled his popular teaching method into one jam-packed DVD, providing detailed instruction in all aspects of mandolin playing. Butch gives you exercises to build your playing technique and teaches you how to master fiddle tunes, take solos, and play the famous Bill Monroe licks that make up the language of bluegrass. He shares advice about fingering, pick control, alternate chord forms, playing scales in a variety of keys, and imparts other invaluable information that will help you develop style, flair, and a deep knowledge of your mandolin. Best of all, you'll learn to play 20 songs that should be in the repertoire of every mandolinist playing bluegrass today!