Progressive Mandolin contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great mandolin player – in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson mandolin tutorial.
Suitable for all ages and all types of mandolins. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the mandolin is required to teach yourself to learn to play mandolin from this book.
Comes with a CD containing audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band.
Teach yourself: How to play mandolin notes, mandolin scales and mandolin chords in a variety of different keys All the fundamental techniques of mandolin playing including correct picking, strumming and left hand techniques Practical mandolin theory including time signatures, the key cycle, note values, rests and scales How to read mandolin music for beginners and how to read mandolin tabs for beginners Mandolin tuning How to create your own melodies Mandolin tips and mandolin tricks that every player should know when learning mandolin Shortcuts for how to learn mandolin fast by getting the most from mandolin practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn how to play the mandolin today.
Features include: Progressive step-by-step easy beginners mandolin lessons written by a professional mandolin teacher Easy-to-read mandolin music, easy mandolin tabs for beginners and easy-to-read illustrated chord diagrams to get you playing right away Diagrams and photos 90+ mandolin exercises, mandolin chord progressions and popular easy mandolin songs for beginners in folk mandolin, classical mandolin, country mandolin and rock mandolin styles