Theory and Improvisation for the Modern Mandolinist - Volume 1: Building a Foundation

Theory and Improvisation for the Modern Mandolinist - Volume 1: Building a Foundation

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Theory and Improvisation for the Modern Mandolinist - Volume 1: Building a Foundation

by Tommy Norris

Book with online audio. A two book series that teaches improvisation in many musical styles along with theory concepts and how they apply to the mandolin. Every chapter includes scales presented in a variety of formats: notation, tablature and fretboard charts. Volume 1 only requires that you be able to play notes and simple chords. Presents basic skills necessary for improvising over chord progressions found in all types of music. Sample solos and progressions are included at the end of each chapter to practice. Note/tab. 80 pp.

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  • Introduction
  • Basic Chord Theory
  • Chapter 1 – Major Triads and Chord Tones
  • Chapter 2 – Pentatonic Scales
  • Angeline the Baker
  • Chapter 3 – Basic Minor Chords
  • Minor Pentatonic Scales
  • Wayfaring Stranger
  • Chapter 4 – Passing Tones
  • Minor Pentatonic Blues Scales
  • The G Run and Other Licks
  • Billy in the Lowground
  • Chapter 5 – Adding the Dominant 7th
  • The Blues
  • Chapter 6 – The Major Scale
  • Blackberry Blossom
  • Chapter 7 – The Minor Scale
  • Chapter 8 – Changing Open Keys
  • Chapter 9 – Closed Position and Moving Up the Neck
  • Visual Fretboard
  • Triads
  • Pentatonic Scales
  • Passing Tones
  • Dominant 7th
  • Major and Minor Scales
  • Chapter 10 – Mandolin Technique
  • Appendix

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